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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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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.

March 21, 2012

VIDEO: ‘Without this gift, I could not live’

This Easter season, we celebrate donors who have given gifts that offer hope and new life to children, families, and communities in need around the world — like Chooti...

March 21, 2012

This World Water Day, some good news about clean water

More than 2 billion people gained access to improved water sources between 1990 and 2010. This means that the Millennium Development Goal of halving the proportion of...

March 14, 2012

East Africa: Looking for drought solutions

The United States and other countries that have provided aid to the region will meet in late March to address long-term solutions to recurring droughts.

March 14, 2012

World Vision music artists kick off spring tours

Christian performers like Third Day, Casting Crowns, and J.J. Heller are partnering with World Vision to help children living in poverty worldwide.

March 14, 2012

VIDEO: When drinking water comes from muddy holes in the ground

It’s a reality faced by children and entire communities in places like rural Zambia. The absence of clean, safe water can undermine all other efforts to fight poverty in...

March 13, 2012

Under 5 child deaths decrease, but more intervention needed

Cost-effective approaches are saving the lives of children, but more must be done to reach the fourth Millennium Development Goal: reduce child mortality by two-thirds...

March 13, 2012

Malnutrition intervention saves infant lives in Niger

As a food crisis intensifies across West Africa, children and infants are especially at risk for malnutrition. World Vision is monitoring and treating malnourished...

March 13, 2012

Preventable deaths spark a mother’s anguish

Justina, 40, lost two children and nearly lost a third because her rural village in Zambia was too far away from a medical clinic. World Vision’s Survive to Five™...

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