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Little girl with pig tails looks at camera. She was born in this refugee camp.

Syria refugee crisis FAQ: How the war is affecting children

Why are people fleeing Syria? What are the greatest needs of the refugees? How can I help, and show them the love of God?

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War in Syria: Children dodge bullets and bombs
March 15, 2013

War in Syria: Children dodge bullets and bombs

After two years of fighting, the prolonged conflict in Syria risks leaving an entire generation of children scarred for life, says a new UNICEF report.

Japan: Young tsunami survivors integral in rebuilding efforts
March 8, 2013

Japan: Young tsunami survivors integral in rebuilding efforts

Two years after a devastating earthquake and tsunami, Japanese seaside communities are making progress in rebuilding their lives, and children are key contributors to...

Kenya election: Voters line up before dawn to cast ballots
March 4, 2013

Kenya election: Voters line up before dawn to cast ballots

Some 14.9 million Kenyans were registered to vote in the first general election since the adoption of the new constitution in August 2010.

charity: water, World Vision partner for clean water project
March 4, 2013

charity: water, World Vision partner for clean water project

More than 20,000 people in 22 communities will benefit from new wells and well rehabilitation projects in 2013 through a partnership between World Vision and charity:...

For Zambian mother, dream of clean water becomes reality
March 4, 2013

For Zambian mother, dream of clean water becomes reality

March 22 is World Water Day. Here’s the story of one mother in a Zambian village who faced deep hardship because her family didn’t have access to clean water — until...

VIDEO: Strong Women, Strong World
February 28, 2013

VIDEO: Strong Women, Strong World

In observance of International Women’s Day on March 8, World Vision is pleased to launch “Strong Women, Strong World,” a new initiative supporting sustainable change in...

Anti-trafficking bill headed for president’s signature
February 28, 2013

Anti-trafficking bill headed for president’s signature

Congress has passed the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, a comprehensive law to combat human trafficking in the United States and globally. It now...

Sri Lanka: Education provides hope in post-war recovery
February 27, 2013

Sri Lanka: Education provides hope in post-war recovery

Schooling is foundational to the recovery of children and families scarred by decades of civil war.

Lunch: One big reason to stay in school
February 26, 2013

Lunch: One big reason to stay in school

In Burundi, children are flocking to school in order to receive their only meal of the day: beans and micronutrient-fortified rice.

How a microloan can empower a hardworking woman in need
February 19, 2013

How a microloan can empower a hardworking woman in need

One of the best ways to empower a woman in honor of International Women’s Day, March 8, is to fund a small loan that she can use to start or build a business, care for...

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