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World Vision to provide aid in storm-tossed Philippines

World Vision providing aid in storm-tossed Philippines

Typhoon Hagupit struck the Philippines on December 6, barely a year after the country was hit by Typhoon Haiyan. World Vision distributed hygiene kits and water to meet the needs of 2,000 peoples in three evacuation camps in Tacloban the day following the storm’s initial landfall.

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April 25, 2012

Combating malaria with a birthday wish and a prayer

As Nate Beaird’s 30th birthday approaches, he’s not thinking about gifts or parties, but how many children he can help protect from malaria.

April 23, 2012

Fight human trafficking with tweets to Congress

In a CNN editorial, World Vision President Richard Stearns calls on Americans to pressure Congress to pass legislation that renews U.S. efforts to combat human...

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

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 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 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.

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