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FAQs: Conflict in South Sudan and the risks to children

FAQs: Conflict in South Sudan and the risks to children

Conflict in South Sudan has created a hunger crisis, leaving one-third of the population in need of immediate aid. Children are most at risk for malnutrition, and they’re also susceptible to armed recruitment and disease. Read our FAQs to learn more.

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Sponsored child Miguel
October 23, 2013

Miguel shares his dream

The three best things in Miguel’s life are his mother, the World Vision children’s network, and his sponsor, Christine, who sends him many letters. Watch his story....

India Cyclone disaster relief food distribution
October 17, 2013

Cyclone Phailin: Focus shifts to relief and recovery in the wake of Indian superstorm

A destructive storm — equivalent to the size of Hurricane Katrina — made landfall October 12 on India’s eastern coast. World Vision has activated an emergency...

Combating hunger, mothers cook nutrious food for their children in Bangladesh
October 16, 2013

Five facts about global hunger

While the number of hungry people has dropped from 24 percent in 1990 to 14.3 percent today, some areas of the world are lagging behind in providing adequate...

A glimpse into disaster recovery and preparedness
October 11, 2013

A glimpse into disaster recovery and preparedness

When disasters strike, poorest populations suffer the most. World Vision stands ready to respond to emergencies now — and helps vulnerable communities prepare for...

Catching up with Lisa Marie Presley
October 8, 2013

Catching up with Lisa Marie Presley

Lisa Marie Presley is one of World Vision Artists’ new advocates for the world’s poorest children. World Vision caught up with the singer and mother of four, who is...

For children in rural Uganda, meal ends, but hunger does not
October 4, 2013

For children in rural Uganda, meal ends, but hunger does not

In the Bubwe village of Uganda, chronic poverty and a shortage of land for farming have combined to create a vicious cycle of hunger and food insecurity for families...

World Vision to immunize 100,000 against Somalia polio outbreak
October 4, 2013

World Vision to immunize 100,000 against Somalia polio outbreak

Declared polio-free in 2007, Somalia is again facing a polio outbreak, largely due to gaps in vaccination because of conflict and disaster.

“Health Gap” leads to thousands of preventable child deaths daily, report finds
September 26, 2013

“Health Gap” leads to thousands of preventable child deaths daily, report finds

A new World Vision report examines the gap between the "health rich" and "health poor"  and the impact of this gap on the well-being of vulnerable children.

Author Brian Fikkert talks about understanding poverty
September 23, 2013

Author Brian Fikkert talks about understanding poverty

Co-author of the book When Helping Hurts and an economics professor and director at the Chalmers Center for Economic Development at Covenant College in...

World Vision sends relief to flood-hit Colorado families
September 18, 2013

World Vision sends relief to flood-hit Colorado families

The relief supplies will be sent to communities hit hardest by the recent disastrous flooding in Colorado.

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