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World Vision to provide aid in storm-tossed Philippines

World Vision providing aid in storm-tossed Philippines

Typhoon Hagupit struck the Philippines on December 6, barely a year after the country was hit by Typhoon Haiyan. World Vision distributed hygiene kits and water to meet the needs of 2,000 peoples in three evacuation camps in Tacloban the day following the storm’s initial landfall.

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Top humanitarian crisises to watch in 2014
December 19, 2014

Top humanitarian crises of 2014

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...

Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts
November 25, 2014

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...

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
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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.
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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.
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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...

Sustainable farming
July 3, 2014

World Vision joins ground-breaking alliance to support millions of farmers

The Climate-Smart Alliance unites organizations like World Vision with academics and governments to quickly scale up on-farm assistance, link rural workers to...

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