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Ebola virus outbreak: ‘Hear our prayers to stop the spread of this disease’

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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A special ‘medicine’ protects family from waterborne illness
August 1, 2011

A special ‘medicine’ protects family from waterborne illness

Betty and her children have to rely on filthy water from a pond three miles away that often made them sick. But thanks to a simple product known as PUR, this family can...

July 31, 2011

VIDEO: Responding to the Ethiopia food crisis

Severe drought in the Horn of Africa is fueling extreme hunger and malnutrition. In Ethiopia, some 4.5 million people are affected. See how World Vision is responding,...

July 30, 2011

Youth from across the U.S. experience advocacy firsthand

More than 100 at-risk youth recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in World Vision's fifth annual Youth Empowerment Summit. Read about the summit and see a...

July 29, 2011

How U.S. budget cuts affect the poor

The International Affairs Budget (which is just 1.4 percent of the total federal budget) provides critical, life-saving assistance to combat extreme poverty, hunger,...

July 28, 2011

VIDEO: What do you run for?

When you join Team World Vision, you won't just meet your fitness goals — you'll help provide clean water to children living in poverty in Africa. Feel unqualified? Don'...

July 18, 2011

VIDEO: Extreme hunger in East Africa

Severe drought has created a deadly food crisis in the Horn of Africa. See what life is like, and how you can partner with us to help save the lives of children and...

July 17, 2011

An offer too good to refuse leads to a nightmare

When 15-year-old Mai* accepted an offer to work as a housemaid in Bangkok, Thailand, she didn’t know she’d end up trapped in a nightmare of forced labor and exploitation.

July 15, 2011

Families return to a humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

Families returning to newly independent South Sudan face a dire humanitarian crisis. You can help us save lives.

July 14, 2011

VIDEO: Malaria is a killer that can be stopped

Malaria devastates children, families, and entire communities in sub-Saharan Africa. The good news is that this deadly disease is preventable and treatable. The only...

July 12, 2011

Extreme hunger in drought-ravaged East Africa

Unrelenting drought in the Horn of Africa has created a massive humanitarian emergency. Hunger, malnutrition, lack of clean water, and dying livestock are threatening...

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