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FAQs: Conflict in South Sudan and the risks to children

FAQs: Conflict in South Sudan and the risks to children

Conflict in South Sudan has created a hunger crisis, leaving one-third of the population in need of immediate aid. Children are most at risk for malnutrition, and they’re also susceptible to armed recruitment and disease. Read our FAQs to learn more.

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October 6, 2011

Updated: Famine in Somalia reaches historic level

The famine declared in south-central Somalia is feared to be worse than the historic famine of the 1980s. World Vision is seeking safe access to these areas, where...

October 6, 2011

Nurse to run 100 miles for sponsored children

Hannah Covert and three other elite runners will run 100 miles each at the Chicago Marathon on October 9, in an effort to acquire sponsors for 400 children.

October 5, 2011

Sponsored child tutors local children, studies to be a teacher

Cherry, 16, inspires a younger generation to appreciate education as a solution to poverty. We celebrate her contribution and the contribution of countless other...

October 4, 2011

World Vision responds as second typhoon hits Philippines

Two consecutive typhoons struck the Philippines in recent weeks, affecting as many as 3 million people. World Vision is responding.

September 29, 2011

Christian artists, authors, retailers team up to fight hunger

“Feed the Flock” benefit CD will be available exclusively during Christian Store Week, October 1-10, at participating Christian retail stores. The enhanced CD includes...

September 29, 2011

Lack of clean clothing and medication leads to sick children

Many children living in poverty, like Esnart and Mike in Zambia, have never worn shoes or clean clothing. Add to this a lack of access to basic medications in poor,...

September 27, 2011

As Asian tourism booms, child exploitation risk increases

Tourism can help bring economic prosperity to struggling countries, but it comes with the risk of child sex tourists exploiting local children. World Vision is calling...

September 22, 2011

Submit your prayer requests for annual Day of Prayer

Let us pray for you. Submit your prayer request and one of our staff will pray specifically for you on our Day of Prayer, October 3rd.

September 21, 2011

Horn of Africa: Relief efforts continue amid immense suffering

With a historic drought intensifying a food crisis and famine that continues to threaten lives, World Vision continues its response in devastated areas of Kenya,...

September 21, 2011

Small loan helps family build better life

Despite their hard work, Phin Hen and her husband could not afford to support their two sons. But when they received a microloan through World Vision, the 38-year-old...

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