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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola outbreak: World Vision mounts prevention response, supplies frontline responders with protective gear

World Vision is working with government officials and local communities to offer practical help and communicate ways to curb the deadly Ebola virus as it continues to spread. A massive shipment of donated medical supplies is helping protect health workers who are caring for the infected.

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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.

Donated medicines save young boy with worms
September 11, 2013

Donated medicines save young boy with worms

Six-year-old Reason Haamayuwa had been sick for two years, getting increasingly worse, before he went to a World Vision clinic and got medicine to help him heal.

Cooking up recipes to end malnutrition in India
September 11, 2013

Cooking up recipes to reduce malnutrition in India

Malnutrition runs rampant in the Melghat region of central India, but World Vision is working with women in this region to change that.

Former sponsored child becomes construction technician
September 10, 2013

Former sponsored child becomes construction technician

When Tula Plegsai was growing up in rural Thailand, he dreamed of building a strong home for his family. World Vision child sponsorship helped him gain the education...

Finding new life after a nightmare of sex trafficking
September 6, 2013

Finding new life after a nightmare of sex trafficking

T*, now 17, was lured into a dark world of sex trafficking and exploitation through poverty, peer pressure, and a broken home. Her time at World Vision’s trauma...

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