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Dr. Anne Peterson, a public health expert who recently returned from West Africa, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on gaps in the Ebola response and how local partners could better connect with the interfaith effort to stem the disease.
As the massive tsunami wreaked havoc on 14 countries and took lives on December 26, 2004, new lives were born. Ten years later, communities have rebuilt, and those tsunami babies are thriving.
World Vision provides supplies to survivors of Typhoon Hagupit in the Philippines.
World Vision disaster response teams are on high alert on Leyte, Samar, and Panay islands as punishing winds and rains from Typhoon Hagupit track northwest over the central Philippines.
Children in South Sudan face another Christmas far from home.
Typhoon Hagupit struck the Philippines on December 6, barely a year after the country was hit by Typhoon Haiyan. World Vision distributed hygiene kits and water to meet the needs of 2,000 peoples in three evacuation camps in Tacloban the day following the storm’s initial landfall.
A new super storm, Typhoon Hagupit, threatens to undo progress as families in the Philippines are still rebuilding after last year’s Super Typhoon Haiyan disaster. World Vision has mobilized its response teams in case Hagupit's impact is severe.
World Vision and a coalition of other faith-based and humanitarian organizations met Thursday with Vice President Joe Biden and White House Ebola Czar Ron Klain to build support for expanding its financial commitment to include both Ebola prevention and treatment.