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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola outbreak in West Africa: World Vision responds to deadly, complex health emergency

Faced with the deadliest Ebola virus outbreak in history, World Vision is on the front lines of efforts to curb and prevent spread of the deadly disease in Sierra Leone and other countries in West Africa.

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HIV-positive mothers giving birth to HIV-free children
November 14, 2012

HIV-positive mothers giving birth to HIV-free children

World AIDS Day is December 1. This story from Zambia is an example of how World Vision continues to come alongside families and communities affected by HIV, giving them...

Children in Angola suffering from malnutrition amid drought
November 14, 2012

Children in Angola suffering from malnutrition amid drought

World Vision staff members in Angola warn that ongoing drought in this part of Africa is leading to dangerous food shortages that threaten the lives of children under...

Simple gifts that bring light to a family in need
November 14, 2012

Simple gifts that bring light to a family in need

The story of Mathayo and his family in Tanzania shows how access to basic resources, like agricultural training and farm animals, can help lift an entire family out of...

Fighting child hunger and malnutrition in Mali and worldwide
October 17, 2012

Fighting child hunger and malnutrition in Mali and worldwide

The story of baby Marie in Mali highlights the importance of finding long-term, sustainable solutions for hunger and child malnutrition around the world — and what we’re...

Kenyan mother and child
September 20, 2012

Under-5 child deaths drop considerably

Due in large part to improved immunization practices, as well as efforts to eradicate polio, measles, and HIV and AIDS, many of the world’s poorest countries have seen...

Ragged clothing, serious illness: Hallmarks of vicious poverty
September 5, 2012

Ragged clothing, serious illness: Hallmarks of vicious poverty

Mabvuto was forced to drop out of school because he had nothing to wear but tattered clothes and routinely suffered from preventable illness. Access to basic clothing...

Malawi: 1.6 million face acute hunger due to food shortage
September 1, 2012

Malawi: 1.6 million face acute hunger due to food shortage

To help families cope with the serious food scarcity, World Vision is providing food aid and supporting alternative livelihoods for families.

A school lunch program in Burundi
August 27, 2012

Top 10 worst places to eat

A new index ranks countries based on the affordability, availability, quality, and safety of food.

March 23, 2012

Mali: Military force takes control of capital

World Vision staff in Mali report that military action has been so far confined to the capital city and has not affected the organization’s program sites.

A special ‘medicine’ protects family from waterborne illness
August 1, 2011

A special ‘medicine’ protects family from waterborne illness

Betty and her children have to rely on filthy water from a pond three miles away that often made them sick. But thanks to a simple product known as PUR, this family can...

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