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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

World Vision is working with government officials and local communities to offer practical help and communicate ways to curb the deadly Ebola virus as it continues to spread. A massive shipment of donated medical supplies will help protect health workers who are caring for the infected.

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September 9, 2011

Families fighting for their lives in drought-ravaged Somalia

Mothers like Hadija and Gaalo and their children have faced unimaginable hardships as they struggle to survive in a region where unrelenting drought has put millions at...

September 8, 2011

Literacy, life skills bring hope to Laotian mother

International Literacy Day, September 8, highlights worldwide literacy needs. More than 780 million adults cannot read. World Vision is conducting adult literacy...

September 8, 2011

As Kenya’s drought continues, children, mothers remain at risk

The drought in Kenya is expected to worsen through October, and malnutrition among women and children remains very serious. However, many hope that rains expected later...

September 6, 2011

VIDEO: Make the call to fight child trafficking

See how simple it is to advocate for a law that combats child trafficking. It takes just minutes.

September 6, 2011

Pray for victims of human trafficking

If there is a situation that breaks the heart of God, it is the enslavement of His children. Join us as we pray for an end to this injustice, and for its victims.

September 1, 2011

Young man endures nine years of forced labor on a fishing boat

Most Americans think of Labor Day as a time to say farewell to summer. While Labor Day originated as a holiday to commemorate the achievement of workers, those around...

September 1, 2011

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman, Deborra-Lee Furness on E. Africa crisis

Actor Hugh Jackman, with his wife and actress Deborra-Lee Furness, encourage Americans to help those in urgent need of assistance in the Horn of Africa. The severe...

September 1, 2011

World Vision brings aid following Hurricane Irene

With the East Coast still reeling from massive flooding in the wake of Hurricane Irene, World Vision is distributing emergency supplies and connecting with churches and...

September 1, 2011

SLIDESHOW: Hunger, drought, and hope in the Horn of Africa

“We hear news reports about drought and famine, terrible-sounding figures of mass starvation, but when you meet a mother with a dying child, the statistics take on an...

August 31, 2011

Kenyan parents afraid to send children to school due to attacks

As children head back to class, many Kenyan parents in the country’s North Rift Valley are hesitant to send their children to school due to violent attacks on schools.

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