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Cyclone Pam: Category 5 storm slams Vanuatu

Cyclone Pam: Responding to needs in Vanuatu

The category 5 storm pounded the islands of Vanuatu with heavy rain and winds last weekend. We are distributing critical relief supplies, including clean drinking water and shelter materials.

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Crisis in Central African Republic: Children seek escape from militia, sex abuse
May 12, 2014

Crisis in Central African Republic: Children seek escape from militia, sex abuse

Between 3,500 and 6,000 children have been recruited into armed groups in the Central African Republic, the U.N. says.

Ten worst places for child marriage
May 8, 2014

Ten worst places for child marriage

Fear compels parents to marry off their daughters in areas of conflict or disaster, says a new World Vision report.

Video: Typhoon Haiyan recovery, six months on
May 8, 2014

Video: Typhoon Haiyan recovery, six months on

Typhoon Haiyan, the most powerful storm ever known to have made landfall, struck the central Philippines with massive force on November 8, 2013. Once-devastated...

Under the coffee tree: A mom’s devastating loss and newfound hope
May 7, 2014

Under the coffee tree: A mom’s devastating loss and newfound hope

As we celebrate moms this weekend, imagine the agony of a loving mother who loses her baby at birth. In Uganda, it happens far too often. World Vision works with...

Buying a traditional gift for Mother’s Day? Think again.
May 5, 2014

Buying a traditional gift for Mother’s Day? Think again.

Almost two-thirds of American mothers say they would prefer to receive a Mother’s Day gift that would help someone else — gifts like those found in the World Vision Gift...

Relief aid arrives for Arkansas tornado survivors
May 2, 2014

Relief aid arrives for Arkansas tornado survivors

In the wake of tornadoes that devastated areas of the Midwest, South, and East, World Vision has begun distributing relief supplies in rural Arkansas communities hard...

Video: South Sudanese children witness violence that no child should have to see
May 1, 2014

Video: South Sudanese children witness violence that no child should have to see

As violence has escalated in South Sudan, more and more children are witnesses or victims of attacks. In the United Nations base in Malakal, where...

30 Hour Famine, Famine for One unite teens, college students, and adults to fight hunger
April 23, 2014

30 Hour Famine, Famine for One unite teens, college students, and adults to fight hunger

This weekend, April 25-26, teenagers across the country will unite to fight global hunger through World Vision’s 30 Hour Famine. World Vision is also kicking off...

Innovative method helps restore forest on barren land in Ethiopia
April 21, 2014

Innovative method helps restore forest on barren land in Ethiopia

Once a lush jungle, the land around Humbo, Ethiopia, became barren after decades of uncontrolled deforestation. But an ancient cultivation method introduced by World...

Blog: Village uses alert system to stop child sacrifice
April 17, 2014

Blog: Village uses alert system to stop child sacrifice

In parts of Uganda, child sacrifice is a real danger. But an alert system is helping to recover abducted children.

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