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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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November 17, 2011

Cholera outbreaks challenge Haiti recovery

Unsafe drinking water leads to renewed cholera outbreaks in Haiti’s capital city.

November 16, 2011

Gift of pigs restores life, hope to family trapped by despair

Oscar, father of four sons, tried to take his own life when he became convinced that his situation was hopeless. But the gift of two piglets from World Vision’s Gift...

November 16, 2011

Microloan empowers Kenyan woman

At age 13, Karen was left to care for her siblings, with virtually no source of income. But a microfinance loan through World Vision enabled Karen to pursue her dream of...

November 16, 2011

VIDEO: AIDS orphans see desperation, then hope

These siblings in Ghana wondered whether they’d even survive after losing their parents to AIDS. But now, thanks to World Vision’s assistance, these young adults are...

A human trafficking survivor
November 16, 2011

Anti-trafficking bill moves through Congress at a snail’s pace

Congress allowed a major anti-trafficking law to expire at the end of September. Months later, the bill is slowly moving through Congress.

November 16, 2011

Toilets, clean water bring health to Nepalese village

World Toilet Day, November 19, has been established as a day to raise awareness of the 2.5 billion people who do not have access to a toilet and are at risk of...

November 16, 2011

Missouri community still recovering six months after tornado

Joplin, Missouri, was devastated by a tornado in May 2011. World Vision continues to assist with the long-term recovery efforts.

November 11, 2011

Evangelicals and the case for foreign aid

In a Wall Street Journal opinion piece, Rich Stearns, president of World Vision U.S., makes the case for international aid.

November 10, 2011

Drought means life and death choices for Kenyan family

As a historic drought rages on across Kenya and other parts of the Horn of Africa, families like Eyangan and her grandchildren suffer the most.

November 10, 2011

BLOG: Covering Somalia: Are we doing enough?

Speaking as one who has survived famine, guest blogger and World Vision communicator Amanda Koech, considers whether we are doing enough to help Somalia.

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