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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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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...

April 11, 2012

Indonesia earthquakes cause panic, no tsunami

World Vision emergency relief staff are on standby after one of the largest earthquakes to hit Asia since the 2004 Asian tsunami struck off the coast of Indonesia.

April 10, 2012

“Underground forest" prevents famine in Africa

A World Vision expert has found that an “underground forest” could be the key to restoring arid land and ending recurring droughts across Africa.

April 9, 2012

Malaria and poverty combine to create misery for family

Malaria was eradicated long ago in the United States — but in places like Burundi, it still causes great suffering for children like Candide. Join us this World Malaria...

April 9, 2012

In Peru, mothers teach others about child health and nutrition

Child stunting resulting from malnutrition is on the decline in Peru. World Vision is contributing to this lower rate through an innovative program that trains women to...

April 5, 2012

For Easter: A story of new life and purpose beyond poverty

Roseller Atilano, former sponsored child in the Philippines, discovers his life’s calling to become a Jesuit priest.

April 5, 2012

Tornadoes slam Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas

Updated: World Vision is ready to provide relief materials to affected families in Lancaster, a southern suburb of Dallas.

April 5, 2012

Eight famine busters help save children’s lives in East Africa

World Vision’s famine mitigation techniques helped ensure that none of the almost 250,000 sponsored children in the Horn of Africa died from famine last year, even...

April 3, 2012

Sponsored child receives additional joy through gift of goats

World Vision began working in Varsha’s community when she was just 2 and lived with her parents in a tent made of plastic sheets. In the years since, her family has...

April 3, 2012

Mali: Aid agencies halt relief due to violence

Insecurity prevents World Vision and other organizations from operating in Mali.

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