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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

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 will help protect health workers who are caring for the infected.

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June 3, 2012

Sponsored girl empowered to create change in her community

She’s only 12, but Wendy has already made a lasting impact in her community in Honduras. Her sponsorship through World Vision provides physical, emotional, and spiritual...

May 31, 2012

Charles Taylor war crimes conviction welcomed on all sides

The former president of Liberia was sentenced to 50 years in prison for supporting rebels in a campaign of terror that involved murder, rape, and the extensive use of...

May 25, 2012

VIDEO: Child trafficking in Bangladesh

Jesse Eaves, World Vision's child protection policy advisor, shares his observations about child exploitation and trafficking, right from the Bangladesh/India border.

May 25, 2012

Cambodian girl back to school after collecting trash to survive

Children should be in class — not on the streets doing dangerous jobs. But Socheata and her brothers had no other choice. They were forced to go out and collect...

May 24, 2012

Kenya tops list of 10 countries where infant deaths drop

Malaria prevention through the use of insecticide-treated bed nets is believed to be a major contributing factor.

May 21, 2012

China: Drought causes water, food shortages

World Vision is responding as southern China experiences its third year of drought.

May 20, 2012

Hunger in Haiti: “I like school, and I like eating”

In partnership with the World Food Program, World Vision provides daily hot meals to more than 230,000 children as an important part of its continuing response to the...

May 17, 2012

Art exhibit depicts a hunger-free world, calls for G8 action

Artwork from more than 75 countries — some from children impacted by hunger — is on display in Washington, D.C., as part of World Vision’s HungerFree campaign....

Joplin tornado anniversary
May 16, 2012

Joplin tornado: Remembering the loss, moving forward

On May 22, 2011, a catastrophic tornado tore through Joplin, Missouri, wiping out much of the town and leaving lives shattered. One survivor, Ryan Otis, witnessed the...

May 15, 2012

Newborn babies fight to survive amid drought, hunger crisis

Countries in West Africa’s Sahel region continue to experience emergency food shortages following failed rains and a poor harvest last year. The story of Yadou Abdou and...

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