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War through the eyes of an aid worker

War through the eyes of an aid worker

As the conflict in Syria rages on, we sat down to talk with our national communications director in Lebanon, where more than a million Syrian refugees now live.

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FAQs: Conflict in South Sudan and the risks to children
August 18, 2015

FAQs: Conflict in South Sudan and the risks to children

Conflict in South Sudan has created a hunger crisis, leaving 4.6 million people out of a population of 11.3 million in need of immediate aid. Children are most at...

Learning in Ebola’s shadow
August 12, 2015

Learning in Ebola’s shadow

Sierra Leone’s children are delighted to be back at school, but the threat of Ebola’s return has ushered in a “new normal.”

Young man with disability starts business using entrepreneurial skills and a loan
July 14, 2015

Young man with disability starts business using entrepreneurial skills and a loan

Once living on just $2 a day, Edwin opened his own eatery in a busy marketplace with the help of savings and business loans. Now, he no longer lives in poverty, and...

Hugh Jackman disrupts poverty with his fair trade coffee company and new documentary
June 25, 2015

Hugh Jackman disrupts poverty with fair trade coffee company and new documentary

The documentary film Dukale’s Dream follows the six-year journey that World Vision Ambassador Hugh Jackman embarked on after a trip to Ethiopia, where he met...

Children report increased exploitation, teenage pregnancies in Ebola-affected Sierra Leone
June 18, 2015

Children report increased exploitation, teenage pregnancies in Ebola-affected Sierra Leone

According to a new report by three leading aid agencies, child exploitation and violence against children has escalated during the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone.

Ebola outbreak slows but continues to devastate West Africa
June 5, 2015

Ebola outbreak slows but continues to devastate West Africa

While Liberia has been declared Ebola-free and the disease’s spread is slowing in Sierra Leone and Guinea, there is still much to be done to eradicate the disease and...

Severe drought returns to Somalia
June 3, 2015

Severe drought returns to Somalia

Suffering people tell World Vision staff, “This is the worst drought we have ever seen.”

JD Scott of HGTV is conquering Mount Kilimanjaro to fight child slavery
May 20, 2015

JD Scott of HGTV is conquering Mount Kilimanjaro to fight child slavery

On the Kili Climb 4 Kids, JD Scott and others are traveling to Tanzania and summit Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, to raise awareness about global child...

Dirty water kills seven children in one family
May 13, 2015

Dirty water kills seven children in one family

In rural Niger, one man's family suffered from the community's dirty water source. 

Top humanitarian crisises to watch in 2014
May 6, 2015

Top humanitarian crises to watch in 2015

Below are the top humanitarian crises and disasters we are watching and responding to in 2015.

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