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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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March 13, 2012

Under 5 child deaths decrease, but more intervention needed

Cost-effective approaches are saving the lives of children, but more must be done to reach the fourth Millennium Development Goal: reduce child mortality by two-thirds...

March 13, 2012

Malnutrition intervention saves infant lives in Niger

As a food crisis intensifies across West Africa, children and infants are especially at risk for malnutrition. World Vision is monitoring and treating malnourished...

March 13, 2012

Preventable deaths spark a mother’s anguish

Justina, 40, lost two children and nearly lost a third because her rural village in Zambia was too far away from a medical clinic. World Vision’s Survive to Five™...

March 12, 2012

Passion for clean water inspires cross-country run

Florida native Athena Papadopoulos is running to California to raise money for clean water with Team World Vision.

March 9, 2012

N. Uganda continues recovery after Kony’s reign of terror

World Vision works side-by-side with communities continuing to rebuild.

March 8, 2012

West Africa: Families flee in search of food

Some 23 million people currently face food shortages in West Africa due to drought. Regional instability is making a difficult situation worse.

March 8, 2012

Japan earthquake and tsunami: One year later

World Vision continues to provide support to Japanese children and families who were the most severely impacted by the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster of March...

March 7, 2012

Seven ways to empower women and girls

International Women’s Day was March 8. Below are a few ways you can make a difference in the lives of women and girls around the world and here in the United States.

March 6, 2012

Community advocate builds futures for girls and women

In her Kenyan village, Mama Emma uses her voice to help girls gain access to education.

March 6, 2012

Advocate profile: Not in Kansas anymore

As we reflect on the role of women this International Women's Day (March 8), seasoned advocate Bobbi Dauderman speaks to us about her passion for advocacy and the role...

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