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Cyclone Pam: Category 5 storm slams Vanuatu

Cyclone Pam: Responding to needs in Vanuatu

The category 5 storm pounded the islands of Vanuatu with heavy rain and winds last weekend. We are distributing critical relief supplies, including clean drinking water and shelter materials.

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July 18, 2012

El Salvador: Sponsored child reaches for Olympic dreams

Competitive swimmer and sponsored child Javier has his sights set on competing in the Olympics.

July 18, 2012

India: Heavy rain slows emergency aid to flood survivors

World Vision is distributing shelter materials, kitchen utensils, mosquito nets, and bedding.

July 13, 2012

VIDEO: Former child soldier cares for trafficked children

CNN’s Sanjay Gupta interviews former child soldier Sano Ray. Now the program manager of World Vision’s Children in Crisis program in Cambodia, Sano has dedicated his...

July 12, 2012

Niger: Families flee home villages, resort to dangerous work

Drought and failed harvests across Africa’s Sahel region have left many communities without a source of food, forcing families to flee in search of work elsewhere. Many...

July 11, 2012

Niger: A high-tech solution for hunger

Hand-held technology offers an innovative new way to distribute desperately needed cash for work in remote parts of countries such as Niger.

July 10, 2012

Donated medication helps child fight worm infestation

Ezera, 4, was suffering from intestinal worms. But like too many children growing up in poverty, he didn’t have access to the basic medication he needed to recover from...

July 9, 2012

South Sudan marks challenging first year

A year after gaining independence, South Sudan faces serious challenges. Up to half of the South Sudanese people are hungry, and conflict persists.

July 6, 2012

July prayer focus: Pray for women and girls

In many countries, women and girls are extremely vulnerable to abuse and exploitation, and are not treated with the same respect as men. Join us in praying that women...

July 4, 2012

India: Monsoon rains displace 2 million

World Vision is also providing assistance to affected families.

July 2, 2012

Lopez Lomong, former ‘Lost Boy’ to run for U.S. in Olympics

Olympic athlete Lopez Lomong is partnering with World Vision to bring help and hope to children and families in South Sudan.