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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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April 19, 2012

Kony cronies among world’s most wanted for arrest in 2012

Joseph Kony leads the guerilla group known as the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), infamous for brutally abducting children and forcing them to serve as soldiers, porters,...

April 18, 2012

Countries ranked by their progress fighting human trafficking

According to a new report, the United States is making some progress in the fight against child trafficking, but more should be done.

April 18, 2012

Gift of a pig eases mother’s worries about her family

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 13. Here’s an inspiring story of one mother in Thailand whose family’s circumstances were improved dramatically through the gift of a...

April 16, 2012

South Sudan: Conflict heightens prospect of famine

Fighting between Sudan and South Sudan puts nearly 5 million South Sudanese at risk of hunger.

April 15, 2012

Niger: Food running out, families say

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, more than 5 million in Niger don’t have enough food.

April 12, 2012

Malaria-carrying mosquitoes pose deadly threat to children

Bed nets are critical tools for malaria prevention. World Vision and the government of Kenya aim to provide insecticide-treated bed nets to 111,100 households in the...

April 11, 2012

Indonesia earthquakes cause panic, no tsunami

World Vision emergency relief staff are on standby after one of the largest earthquakes to hit Asia since the 2004 Asian tsunami struck off the coast of Indonesia.

April 10, 2012

“Underground forest" prevents famine in Africa

A World Vision expert has found that an “underground forest” could be the key to restoring arid land and ending recurring droughts across Africa.

April 9, 2012

Malaria and poverty combine to create misery for family

Malaria was eradicated long ago in the United States — but in places like Burundi, it still causes great suffering for children like Candide. Join us this World Malaria...

April 9, 2012

In Peru, mothers teach others about child health and nutrition

Child stunting resulting from malnutrition is on the decline in Peru. World Vision is contributing to this lower rate through an innovative program that trains women to...

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