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Little girl with pig tails looks at camera. She was born in this refugee camp.

Syria refugee crisis FAQ: How the war is affecting children

Why are people fleeing Syria? What are the greatest needs of the refugees? How can I help, and show them the love of God?

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Hazar is 17, wears a white headscarf, and blue tunic. Two other teens in background.
April 26, 2016

Helping Syrian refugee teens adapt to life in Jordan

Being a teenager is hard enough. Imagine fleeing war in Syria and trying to adapt to life in Jordan. After struggling to fit in, hundreds of teens are now getting...

a smiling Willa and her mom sit in the shade, wearing green shirts
April 26, 2016

Healthy food, nutrition training saves a child’s life

Little Willa was a sick, malnourished baby until a World Vision nutrition training program gave her parents the knowledge they needed. Now they grow their own...

photo of map of Ecuador with pin in it
April 20, 2016

Earthquake rattles Ecuador

"This is the worst earthquake to strike Ecuador since 1987, when 1,000 people were killed. It was a truly terrifying event felt across the country,” says José Luis Ochoa...

Wizar is healthy again after receiving medicine.
April 15, 2016

Medicine critical to treating worms in children

Two-year-old Wizar became very sick. Not knowing what was wrong, his aunt sought help and learned that he had contracted worms. 

RUTF made Jean Marie healthy again.
April 15, 2016

Therapeutic food helps save children’s lives

Four-year-old Jean Marie's mother struggled to provide for him after his father died, so she fled and left him with his aunt. He quickly became malnourished as she...

Hear the dreams of Syrian children.
January 14, 2016

Syria's children write a letter to the world

Children living in Lebanon as refugees from the war in Syria want people to hear them speak about their dreams and struggles. 

Join the Global 6K for water.
January 12, 2016

Host a Global 6K for water in your community

Anna Burton of Georgia decided not only to lace up her shoes and run a 6K with Team World Vision but also to host a race at the college where she works. You could...

January 12, 2016

John C. Maxwell partners with World Vision

In his new book, Intentional Living, the New York Times best-selling author challenges readers to live beyond themselves

January 12, 2016

Medicine needed to help children heal

A health center worker in Burundi can’t keep his shelves fully stocked to treat all the people who need his help. World Vision has recently started working in the...

Weekly humanitarian news brief: January 11
January 11, 2016

Weekly humanitarian news brief: January 11

This humanitarian news brief includes: cost of natural disasters drops in 2015, Nepali children at risk this winter, and drought in Zimbabwe.