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Iraq crisis: World Vision to deliver aid to displaced children, families as conditions worsen

Iraq crisis: World Vision to deliver aid to displaced children, families as conditions worsen

Displaced families are in desperate need of food, shelter, clean water, medicine, and protection. In just one week, an additional 200,000 people were forced to flee violence, bringing the number of affected people to more than 1.5 million.

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April 27, 2012

30 Hour Famine: Teens forgo food to fight global hunger

This weekend, an estimated 150,000 teens across United States will participate in the 30 Hour Famine, the world’s largest teen hunger awareness campaign.

April 26, 2012

Violence at Sudan-South Sudan border hampers relief efforts

In a region already threatened by food shortages, escalating unrest makes aid delivery increasingly difficult.

April 25, 2012

Combating malaria with a birthday wish and a prayer

As Nate Beaird’s 30th birthday approaches, he’s not thinking about gifts or parties, but how many children he can help protect from malaria.

April 23, 2012

Fight human trafficking with tweets to Congress

In a CNN editorial, World Vision President Richard Stearns calls on Americans to pressure Congress to pass legislation that renews U.S. efforts to combat human...

April 19, 2012

Kony cronies among world’s most wanted for arrest in 2012

Joseph Kony leads the guerilla group known as the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), infamous for brutally abducting children and forcing them to serve as soldiers, porters,...

April 18, 2012

Gift of a pig eases mother’s worries about her family

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 13. Here’s an inspiring story of one mother in Thailand whose family’s circumstances were improved dramatically through the gift of a...

April 18, 2012

Countries ranked by their progress fighting human trafficking

According to a new report, the United States is making some progress in the fight against child trafficking, but more should be done.

April 16, 2012

South Sudan: Conflict heightens prospect of famine

Fighting between Sudan and South Sudan puts nearly 5 million South Sudanese at risk of hunger.

April 15, 2012

Niger: Food running out, families say

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, more than 5 million in Niger don’t have enough food.

April 12, 2012

Malaria-carrying mosquitoes pose deadly threat to children

Bed nets are critical tools for malaria prevention. World Vision and the government of Kenya aim to provide insecticide-treated bed nets to 111,100 households in the...

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