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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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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...

July 11, 2011

No more dirty river drinking water for community in Sudan

Kaka, a remote village along the Nile River, long suffered from problems with unsafe drinking water. But a community water filter installed by World Vision is changing...

July 10, 2011

Basic medicines and supplies needed in rural clinics

Children like baby Potipher are at risk. Help us deliver essential medical items that can save lives.

May 26, 2011

Newlyweds left homeless following deadly tornado in Joplin

Tegan Hill and her new husband, Danny, married in April and moved to their first home together in Joplin, Missouri, just weeks before the deadly tornado of May 22. Now,...

May 1, 2011

Family survives tornado; home doesn't

Bonfilia Maldonado, 26, and her two young children lost their home in the tornado outbreak that struck Alabama on April 27. Without a source of income, this mother...

April 25, 2011

HIV-positive widower gets a hand up for his children

Sibonginkosi, 45, lost his wife in 2008 and discovered that he was HIV-positive soon thereafter. His weakened condition meant that he had trouble providing for his...

April 21, 2011

VIDEO: Buy a Bible, help a child

Purchase a Thomas Nelson Bible at a Christian retail store, and support World Vision's efforts to fight poverty and preventable deaths among children. This is a perfect...