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Iraq crisis: Displaced children and families struggle through winter

Iraq crisis: Displaced children and families struggle through winter

Displaced families fleeing violence in Iraq are in desperate need of warm shelter, food, clean water, medicine, and protection.

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June 19, 2012

Surviving the hungry months of summer across the United States

It’s easy to think of hunger as a problem faced only by children and families in developing countries overseas — not here in the United States. But a recent scene...

June 19, 2012

Former refugee battles youth violence in the United States

Lucy, 15, came to Minnesota as a refugee from Liberia. Having experienced violence in both Liberia and in the United States, she was motivated to become an advocate for...

June 15, 2012

In photos: Niger’s hunger-fighting trees

A photo slideshow by BBC News highlights the harvesting of the moringa tree in drought-affected Niger. The leaves of the moringa tree are edible and highly nutritious....

June 13, 2012

Wars and conflicts displace millions worldwide

More children and families are being forced from their homes yet remain in their country, according to a new UN report.

June 12, 2012

VIDEO: As hunger crisis rages, a child eats locusts to survive

In the face of unrelenting drought and food shortages, Salissou has begun catching locusts for his sisters to eat. Ironically, after they destroyed the family’s millet...

June 8, 2012

Bangladeshi girl faces torment of exploitation in Mumbai

Extreme poverty is often a catalyst for exploitation, as Juli’s story tragically illustrates. The Bangladeshi girl was trafficked to India and held in sexual slavery for...

June 5, 2012

Niger: Food crisis may cause greater risk to girls

In Niger, where child marriage is already a serious concern, girls may be at even greater risk for early marriage as food shortages make families desperate to feed their...

June 5, 2012

Struggling with hunger, hardship in the United States

Think that hunger is a crisis faced only by other countries? Think again. As the economic downturn continues to bear down on the United States, many American families,...

June 4, 2012

Thousands advocate for HungerFree world, spur G8 leaders to act

Through art and social media, World Vision’s HungerFree campaign urges G8 leaders to take steps to address global hunger and malnutrition.

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...

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