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  • other resources on issues of poverty and injustice


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National Director
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Laura Blank
Public Relations Senior Manager
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Amy Parodi
Public Relations Senior Manager
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Refugees and migrants arrive by the busloads at the Croatian border, where World Vision and other aid agencies are there to provide relief supplies as the refugees hurry to cross the border. World Vision's relief supplies include bottled water, canned meat, hand sanitizer, wet wipes, diapers, baby food, and toys or balls for the children. PHOTO: World Vision / Laura Reinhardt

Survey: American attitudes toward Syrian refugees

World Vision survey says Americans are ready & willing to help Syrian refugees — they just haven't done it yet.

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This Christmas, join the movement to end extreme poverty with World Vision's Gift Catalog.

The movement to end extreme poverty

This Christmas, join the movement to end extreme poverty with World Vision's Gift Catalog.

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Families displaced by the violence in South Sudan wait on a crowded bus in Juba, hoping to flee to safety. PHOTO: Nhial Wei / World Vision

Crisis in South Sudan: Children's lives at risk!

World Vision urges: Listen to the cries of afflicted children and seek a negotiated solution to the conflict in South Sudan!

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Yazidis, members of a religious minority, fled fighting in Sinjar, Iraq. They are among an estimated 1.2 million displaced people seeking safety in Kurdish-controlled territory. PHOTO: World Vision

Thousands fleeing violence in Iraq

World Vision is providing emergency relief to families in desperate need of food, water and medicine in northern Iraq.

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Press Releases & Resources

Children in A'zaz camp enjoy a light moment in the snow after fleeing violence in Syria. The camp is located about 60 miles from Aleppo City center. World Vision is providing blankets, mattresses and heating supplies to families there. PHOTO: World Vision.
Dec 21, 2016

Struggle for children who fled Aleppo ‘just beginning’, warn aid workers

World Vision providing blankets, mattresses and emergency supplies to those fleeing violence in Aleppo

Dec 19, 2016

Survey: Majority of Americans donate to charity at end of December

According to new poll more than 3 in 5 Americans typically donate to an organization or charitable cause in the last two weeks of the year. 

candle, Syria, Aleppo, #candle4Syria
Dec 19, 2016

World Vision issues call for solidarity with Syria’s children this Christmas through #Candle4Syria campaign

As families and children flee the city of Aleppo, facing displacement, violence and freezing temperatures, World Vision today issued a call to millions around the world to light a #Candle4Syria, to show solidarity with those suffering in Syria this season.

Dec 14, 2016

World Vision to aid 100,000 people fleeing Aleppo

World Vision is preparing for the potential mass evacuation of civilians from Aleppo City.

Rosemary, 9, from Zambia was helped by a gift of goats from the Gift Catalog. PHOTO: World Vision.
Dec 14, 2016

Finding the real ‘Joy of Giving’ during Christmas, even when you’re pressed for time

World Vision’s Gift Catalog allows gift givers find ‘feel-good’ presents that change lives all while shopping at the last-minute without leaving home. 

Syrian refugee, little boy
Dec 7, 2016

Survey: While Aleppo and Mosul burn, American Christians less likely to pray for, help refugees than a year ago

Americans are less willing to respond to the needs of refugees than they were a year ago, according to the findings of World Vision’s second annual survey on Americans’ willingness to help refugees, particularly those affected by the conflicts in Syria and Iraq.