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Iraq crisis: Displaced children and families struggle through winter

Iraq crisis: Displaced children and families struggle through winter

Displaced families fleeing violence in Iraq are in desperate need of warm shelter, food, clean water, medicine, and protection.

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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts
January 22, 2015

Ebola outbreak continues to devastate West Africa

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 disease in Sierra Leone and...

World Vision stocks health clinics lacking medicine and supplies
January 14, 2015

World Vision stocks health clinics lacking medicine and supplies

Richard Ewalu works at a health center in Uganda that is understaffed and often doesn’t have the medicine or supplies needed to treat suffering children and families...

Top humanitarian crisises to watch in 2014
January 12, 2015

Top humanitarian crises to watch in 2015

2014 was a particularly harsh year for children, says UNICEF, which noted in a recent report that nearly 230 million children live in countries affected by war. Here...

Sierra Leone: Ebola closes schools, imperils students’ future
November 6, 2014

Sierra Leone: Ebola closes schools, imperils students’ future

Schools are closed in Sierra Leone because of the Ebola virus. Twelve-year-old Zainab worries about falling behind in learning. She and her mother say children may...

Ethiopia famine, 30 years later: Alerting the world to a humanitarian emergency
October 23, 2014

Ethiopia famine, 30 years later: Alerting the world to a humanitarian emergency

October 23 marked 30 years since a BBC news report turned the world’s attention to the plight of famine-stricken Ethiopians. World Vision catches up with the pilots...

Ebola crisis: World Vision staff, faith leaders fight to curb deadly virus
October 9, 2014

Ebola crisis: World Vision staff, faith leaders fight to curb deadly virus

In Sierra Leone, World Vision staff, with government officials and other agencies, are working to curb the deadly virus. Faith leaders are being equipped with...

The five worst spots for hunger
September 25, 2014

The five worst spots for hunger

A new report notes a downward trend in the percentage of people who are undernourished, worldwide; however, developing nations account for 98 percent of the chronically...

Sponsorship saved Inness.
September 10, 2014

Sponsorship saves Inness’ life

Early in 2013, 9-year-old Inness began to complain of pain in her stomach. “It was like something biting my intestines inside,” she says. “It was so painful.” Inness...

Diella learns to read.
August 11, 2014

World Vision feeds thirst for reading in Burundi

In Burundi, 86.9 percent of people can read, but they lack access to books. World Vision has brought books to a community through a special center, and one mother and...

Clean water and sanitation among top needs for child and family in Uganda
July 25, 2014

Clean water and sanitation among top needs for child and family in Uganda

For 5-year-old Juliet and her family in northern Uganda, the number-one concern is dirty water and poor sanitation. Every day, these humanitarian crises deprive 1,600...

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