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Britney Spears, Alicia Keys, Juanes and Romeo Santos are the latest international celebrities to join the social media call to support World Vision's efforts to bring clean water to children in Africa.
World Vision joins more than 150 other aid organizations in calling on Congress to support U.S funding to help reduce poverty around the world.
People in the western United States and U.S. adults 55 years old and older are among those most likely to practice water conservation in their home, according to a new poll coinciding with World Water Day.
During World Water Week the Harlem Globetrotters will be taking water out of their famous "water bucket" skit to raise awareness of the hazards of unclean drinking water.
Analyzing satellite images, scientists based at Wuhan University in China, in co-operation with the #withSyria coalition of 130 non-governmental organizations, have shown that the number of lights visible over Syria at night has fallen by 83% since March 2011.
As the conflict in Syria enters its fifth year, a new poll finds most Americans still have no idea how many people have been affected by the violence. The reality is that more than 3 million Syrian refugees now make up the largest refugee population in the world.
Aid agencies today released a scathing critique of the UN Security Council powers, detailing how they have failed to alleviate the suffering of civilians in Syria amid intensifying conflict four years after the start of the crisis.
World Vision is urging global leaders attending the European Union High-Level Conference on Ebola in Brussels this week to offer increased support for children in affected West African countries. More than 8,000 children have been orphaned in Sierra Leone alone.