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Little girl with pig tails looks at camera. She was born in this refugee camp.

Syria refugee crisis FAQ: How the war is affecting children

Why are people fleeing Syria? What are the greatest needs of the refugees? How can I help, and show them the love of God?

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A school lunch program in Burundi
August 27, 2012

Top 10 worst places to eat

A new index ranks countries based on the affordability, availability, quality, and safety of food.

August 16, 2012

Philippines: More rain, more flooding, more misery

UPDATED: Following days of torrential rains and flooding in the capital city of Manila, Tropical Storm Kai-Tak made landfall in the northern Philippines, causing...

August 9, 2012

Malaria: Suffering, tragedy stem from a preventable disease

Malaria slows economic development and can keep whole communities in poverty. Even worse than that, it causes immeasurable pain for children like Jourabe. The 14-year-...

August 9, 2012

Philippines: Poverty no longer keeps eager boy out of school

It’s the time of the year when many children in the United States lament the end of summer and the return of classes and homework. But for 12-year-old Ronie in the...

August 8, 2012

Mauritania: Children in rural areas suffer from hunger crisis

As adults reflect on the historic nature of the intense drought and food shortages in this part of Africa, children focus on how the emergency continues to cause extreme...

August 7, 2012

Olympics: Former sponsored child goes for gold

Wrestling champion Battsetseg Soronzonbold is representing Mongolia at the 2012 London Olympics.

August 7, 2012

Olympics: Former sponsored child competes in 1500 meters

Updated: Nataly Landaverde represents El Salvador at the London Olympics.

VIDEO: Addressing gang violence in El Salvador
August 7, 2012

VIDEO: Addressing gang violence in El Salvador

In the latest issue of World Vision magazine, we examine the issue of gang violence in El Salvador. Violence cuts short the lives of many teens and young adults. Some...

August 6, 2012

VIDEO: Take a stand for anti-trafficking legislation

If Americans want to see results, we must act now.

August 6, 2012

World Vision responds to Oklahoma wildfires

Update: Supplies are being deployed to local churches for distribution to those impacted by the disaster.

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