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To mark the three-year anniversary of the conflict in Syria, World Vision invited children living as refugees to write a report to share their biggest concerns and propose solutions to end the suffering.
Report entirely written and researched by Syrian children, with the text unaltered, helps shed light on the crisis through children's eyes.
2014 was a particularly harsh year for children, says UNICEF, which noted in a recent report that nearly 230 million children live in countries affected by war. Here are the top crises of 2014 that we will continue to watch in 2015.
Over 800,000 South Sudanese have been internally displaced, with another 145,000 fleeing to neighboring countries. PHOTO: Joseph Mathenge/World Vision
Civilians are being trapped by the violence in South Sudan, unable to access humanitarian aid.
With more than half a million people provided with survival goods during the first three months of World Vision’s response to Typhoon Haiyan, the response team is now focusing on helping families and communities rebuild.
One of Indonesia's deadliest volcanos in recent history, Mt. Sinabung, erupted Saturday, killing at least 14. However, this weekend's disaster followed two others in Indonesia — making it difficult for humanitarian agencies like World Vision to bring relief.
The answer: Very little. But this momentous sporting event presents an opportunity to shine an important spotlight on the most egregious human rights violation of our time.