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FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

In April 1994, an explosion of ethnic violence in a small East African country resulted in the killing of 800,000 people in 100 days. How could this country, Rwanda, ever overcome such hatred and horror? Read our FAQs for more background on one of the worst genocides in history and the recovery of this shattered nation.

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Aid worker’s diary: Syrian refugees’ strength and despair
June 4, 2013

Aid worker’s diary: Syrian refugees’ strength and despair

A World Vision aid worker in Lebanon tells of the hope and care found amid dire circumstances.

Oklahoma reels from more tornadoes; World Vision responding
June 1, 2013

Oklahoma reels from more tornadoes; World Vision responding

World Vision is moving quickly to expand its tornado response beyond the earlier target of 25,000 people in Moore, Shawnee, and Noble, Oklahoma, and Granbury, Texas.

Chelsea Clinton praises World Vision water program in Myanmar
May 27, 2013

Chelsea Clinton praises World Vision water program in Myanmar

Clinton Foundation board member Chelsea Clinton visited World Vision in Myanmar to see the results of our partnership with Procter & Gamble to provide clean water...

VIDEO: A harrowing brush with a deadly tornado in Oklahoma
May 24, 2013

VIDEO: A harrowing brush with a deadly tornado in Oklahoma

Area resident Deanna Stephens recounts her terrifying experience taking cover — and surviving — as a catastrophic tornado tore through Moore, Oklahoma, leaving behind a...

VIDEO: World Vision launches response to Oklahoma tornado
May 23, 2013

VIDEO: World Vision launches response to Oklahoma tornado

UPDATED: World Vision has deployed an assessment team and a truck filled with relief supplies to respond to the needs of families devastated by the catastrophic tornado...

FAQs: How we respond to disasters in the United States
May 21, 2013

FAQs: How we respond to disasters in the United States

Our domestic relief director explains World Vision’s response to the Oklahoma tornado disaster.

Relay woman evaluates child health
May 20, 2013

Child deaths drop to near zero in World Vision communities

In Niger, preventable child deaths have been steadily decreasing in World Vision communities, as more mothers learn how to best protect their children from disease and...

World Vision responds to deadly Texas tornadoes
May 16, 2013

World Vision responds to deadly Texas tornadoes

World Vision is deploying disaster relief supplies to families devastated by the severe storm outbreak in North Texas.

Young lives threatened by hunger and drought
May 14, 2013

Young lives threatened by hunger and drought

As regions across Africa continue to suffer consecutive seasons of drought and food shortages, World Vision is bringing assistance to malnourished children like Saytuun...

Debts, difficulties mount for Syrian refugees in Lebanon
May 10, 2013

Debts, difficulties mount for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

While fighting rages in Syria, humanitarian conditions continue deteriorating, and displaced families like Mahmoud and his wife and children are finding it increasingly...

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