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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 2, 2012

VIDEO: A special bond between a child and his sponsor

Sponsorship is often described in terms of the assistance it brings to a child, family, and community. But the story of Debora in the United States and her sponsored boy...

July 2, 2012

Hungry kids can’t wait as G20 ponders malnutrition solutions

At the G20 Summit, no specific commitments were agreed upon as to how the 20 wealthiest countries would respond to current or future food crises — much to the...

July 2, 2012

Take a life-changing journey to Africa without leaving Seattle

As the city of Seattle celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1962 World’s Fair, World Vision joins with other community members, businesses, and organizations to mark...

June 29, 2012

Myanmar takes steps to free child soldiers

An agreement signed by Myanmar’s government will release child soldiers from the Myanmar armed forces and prevent further recruitment of soldiers under the age of 18.

June 28, 2012

Simple, inexpensive interventions: The key to surviving to 5

Preventable, treatable causes of death threaten the lives of children who haven’t even reached their fifth birthday, as highlighted by the story of 2-year-old Emelinda...

June 27, 2012

What if the government doesn’t think you exist?

This is a reality for nearly 20 percent of Nicaraguan children who do not have a birth certificate. Lack of this critical document prevents children from accessing...

June 26, 2012

Senegal: Farmers use cereal banks for life-saving deposits

Farmers in drought and flood-prone Senegal use cereal banks to store their grains and then access them during the critical hungry months.

June 26, 2012

Chad: Hunger and malnutrition affect children and adults alike

As a historic drought and hunger crisis continues to put lives at risk across Africa’s Sahel region, no one — not even the adults who are responsible to care for...

June 20, 2012

Anti-trafficking efforts improve, but millions still vulnerable

U.S. influence has helped bolster the fight against human trafficking in other countries. World Vision urges Congress to pass the Trafficking Victims Protection...

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...

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