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Video: First snowfall for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Video: First snowfall for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

The start of the new year brought freezing temperatures and the first snowfall of winter to Syrian refugees living in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.

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March 31, 2015

Innovative therapeutic food revives newborn suffering from worms and malnutrition

It takes two hours on a bumpy road to get to Ayien Amiol Health Clinic in South Sudan’s Warrup state, where Nyayiik Bol and her son are receiving medical care. She's...

March 31, 2015

Community volunteers bring comfort and support to HIV- or AIDS- afflicted neighbors

Domingos Danca spends his days and nights lying outside on a mat covered by a rotten mosquito net, his body too weak to even walk around his home in the Morrumbala...

March 25, 2015

Video: 11-year-old entrepreneur raises more than $16k for clean water

Tyler Brunst has big dreams of bringing clean water to communities in Africa. Watch how his dreams turn into reality by selling lemonade and bracelets in his...

A life without clean water: Violet's story
March 25, 2015

Video: Then and now: Violet’s water journey

A year ago, Violet braved hardship and disease every day to get a drink of water. See what changed in a year.

Cyclone Pam: Category 5 storm slams Vanuatu
March 17, 2015

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...

Video: What if your child had to do this for water?
March 16, 2015

Video: What if your child had to do this for water?

How many times did you turn on the tap this morning? You might start counting if your child had to do this.

Josh Cox asks, "What can you do in 30 seconds?"
March 12, 2015

Competitive runner Josh Cox on clean water: “You’re literally giving kids a chance to live”

Long-distance runner and 50K record-holder Josh Cox explains why he is passionate about bringing clean water access to families in Africa.

After four years of war, Americans still unaware of severity of Syria crisis
March 12, 2015

After four years of war, Americans still unaware of severity of Syria crisis

More than half of American adults say the crisis in Syria has impacted fewer people than other recent disasters; in reality, Syrians are currently the largest refugee...

Community reading programs boost literacy around the world
February 25, 2015

Community reading programs boost literacy around the world

Literacy Boost aims to measurably improve the literacy skills of 1.5 million girls and boys in 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia by the end of 2016. A...

Photos: Harsh winter threatens Syrian refugee children and families
February 18, 2015

Photos: Harsh winter threatens Syrian refugee children and families

Syrian refugee families who have fled their homeland due to violence are ill-equipped to deal with the harsh winter conditions. These photos from an informal refugee...

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