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Thousands die in powerful Nepal earthquake

Thousands expected dead in powerful Nepal earthquake

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake has rocked the south-central Asian country of Nepal, causing more than 1,000 deaths and widespread devastation — and the reported death toll continues to climb. 

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Thousands die in powerful Nepal earthquake
April 25, 2015

Thousands expected dead in powerful Nepal earthquake

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake has rocked the south-central Asian country of Nepal, causing more than 1,000 deaths and widespread devastation — and the reported death...

Video: The fight to defeat malaria
April 23, 2015

Video: The fight to defeat malaria

World Malaria Day, April 25, is a time to celebrate the progress made in defeating this preventable, treatable disease, while recognizing the work that remains to...

FAQs: Fragile states and the global burden of poverty
April 20, 2015

FAQs: Fragile states and the global burden of poverty

Not many people have heard of fragile states — but they are considered ground zero for the future of extreme poverty. Our fragile states expert, Jonathan Papoulidis,...

More than 44,000 teens unite to fight global hunger with 30 Hour Famine
April 17, 2015

More than 38,000 teens unite to fight global hunger with 30 Hour Famine

This weekend, April 24-25, teenagers across the country will come together, forgoing food to fight global hunger.

World Vision hosts congressional seminar on tackling world’s hunger through farmers
April 15, 2015

World Vision hosts congressional seminar on tackling world’s hunger through farmers

Bringing together congressional staffers, USAID, and development experts from as far away as Zimbabwe; World Vision hosted a special event explaining how U.S. funding...

Caring for equality
April 15, 2015

Caring for equality

Prenatal sex selection—choosing to continue or terminate a pregnancy based on the baby’s sex—is one of the most blatant forms of gender-based violence.

Video: Join the #WaterEffect movement
April 15, 2015

Video: Join the #WaterEffect movement

See what others are doing to take action for clean water and join us in helping to bring clean water to 748 million people around the world who still lack access....

For Afghan moms and babies, mobile team brings healthcare, hope
March 31, 2015

For Afghan moms and babies, mobile team brings healthcare, hope

“[World Vision staff] are trying to start a new chapter in our life and make it possible for us to taste a healthy life," Zohra, an Afghan mother says.

March 31, 2015

Innovative therapeutic food revives newborn suffering from worms and malnutrition

It takes two hours on a bumpy road to get to Ayien Amiol Health Clinic in South Sudan’s Warrup state, where Nyayiik Bol and her son are receiving medical care. She's...

March 31, 2015

Community volunteers bring comfort and support to HIV- or AIDS- afflicted neighbors

Domingos Danca spends his days and nights lying outside on a mat covered by a rotten mosquito net, his body too weak to even walk around his home in the Morrumbala...

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