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As news breaks about airstrikes in Syria, World Vision is gravely concerned about the impact of the Syrian crisis on a generation of children. 1.5 million children have now fled Syria. Twice that number remain, many under direct threat of violence.
Days before the government of Sierra Leone institutes a three-day quarantine to contain the spread of Ebola, World Vision will begin a massive delivery of 200 pallets of medical relief supplies.
While Liberia has been declared Ebola-free and the disease’s spread is slowing in Sierra Leone and Guinea, there is still much to be done to eradicate the disease and recover from the crippling social and economic effects of the outbreak.
World Vision is urging world leaders not to forget the ongoing suffering of children caused by the Syrian conflict, as refugee numbers surpassed 3 million Friday in what the UN is calling “the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era.”
As international faith-based humanitarian and development organizations and networks, we call for international pressure at all levels, and from people, governments and institutions of goodwill, to urgently and adequately address the situation in Iraq.
Families fleeing violence in Iraq are in desperate need of food, water, and medicine, says World Vision’s emergency response team.
Displaced families fleeing violence in Iraq are in desperate need of warm shelter, food, clean water, medicine, and protection.
World Vision is providing humanitarian aid and psychosocial support for children and families impacted by the recent fighting.