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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 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 5, 2012

For Easter: A story of new life and purpose beyond poverty

Roseller Atilano, former sponsored child in the Philippines, discovers his life’s calling to become a Jesuit priest.

April 5, 2012

Tornadoes slam Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas

Updated: World Vision is ready to provide relief materials to affected families in Lancaster, a southern suburb of Dallas.

April 5, 2012

Eight famine busters help save children’s lives in East Africa

World Vision’s famine mitigation techniques helped ensure that none of the almost 250,000 sponsored children in the Horn of Africa died from famine last year, even...

April 3, 2012

Sponsored child receives additional joy through gift of goats

World Vision began working in Varsha’s community when she was just 2 and lived with her parents in a tent made of plastic sheets. In the years since, her family has...

April 3, 2012

Mali: Aid agencies halt relief due to violence

Insecurity prevents World Vision and other organizations from operating in Mali.

March 30, 2012

Children still forced to be soldiers in Africa and globally

Children are fighting in wars worldwide, some as combatants in national armies. Despite a law meant to prevent U.S. taxpayer money from supporting armies that use child...

March 27, 2012

Malaria in Africa: Nets protect children from deadly disease

One of the top killers of children worldwide, malaria is a constant threat to children and families in African countries like Burundi. However, the use of simple and...

March 25, 2012

The Hunger Games: book, movie, reality?

Popular among teens, the best-selling book and newly-released movie highlights a world where many go hungry. This spring, some of these same teens are participating in...

March 23, 2012

Mali: Military force takes control of capital

World Vision staff in Mali report that military action has been so far confined to the capital city and has not affected the organization’s program sites.

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