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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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May 25, 2012

VIDEO: Child trafficking in Bangladesh

Jesse Eaves, World Vision's child protection policy advisor, shares his observations about child exploitation and trafficking, right from the Bangladesh/India border.

May 25, 2012

Cambodian girl back to school after collecting trash to survive

Children should be in class — not on the streets doing dangerous jobs. But Socheata and her brothers had no other choice. They were forced to go out and collect...

May 24, 2012

Kenya tops list of 10 countries where infant deaths drop

Malaria prevention through the use of insecticide-treated bed nets is believed to be a major contributing factor.

May 21, 2012

China: Drought causes water, food shortages

World Vision is responding as southern China experiences its third year of drought.

May 20, 2012

Hunger in Haiti: “I like school, and I like eating”

In partnership with the World Food Program, World Vision provides daily hot meals to more than 230,000 children as an important part of its continuing response to the...

May 17, 2012

Art exhibit depicts a hunger-free world, calls for G8 action

Artwork from more than 75 countries — some from children impacted by hunger — is on display in Washington, D.C., as part of World Vision’s HungerFree campaign....

Joplin tornado anniversary
May 16, 2012

Joplin tornado: Remembering the loss, moving forward

On May 22, 2011, a catastrophic tornado tore through Joplin, Missouri, wiping out much of the town and leaving lives shattered. One survivor, Ryan Otis, witnessed the...

May 15, 2012

Newborn babies fight to survive amid drought, hunger crisis

Countries in West Africa’s Sahel region continue to experience emergency food shortages following failed rains and a poor harvest last year. The story of Yadou Abdou and...

May 12, 2012

HungerFree: Eight days of prayer and action for the G8

Download our devotional to learn more about chronic hunger and then pray and act for a hunger-free world.

May 10, 2012

Ten worst places to be a mom

Based on indicators like mother and child health, mortality rates, and child malnutrition, a new report ranks Niger as the worst country for mothers.

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