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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

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Apr 8, 2015

Babson’s Lewis Institute to award social entrepreneurs from Partners in Health and Channels of Hope

The Lewis Institute at Babson College will include World Vision’s Channels of Hope team among its winners of the 2015 Social Innovator Awards.

A boy in Burundi receives clean water. PHOTO: World Vision
Apr 7, 2015

World Bank interfaith initiative ‘momentous,’ says World Vision as it signs up

Faith leaders have a responsibility to step up their efforts to end extreme poverty, said World Vision today as the organization’s international president, Kevin Jenkins, pledged commitment to an interfaith movement.

Refugee Enstar, 28, and a neighbor. Enstar is a mother of eight including a young baby. She lives tent in an internally-displaced people’s (IDP) camp in Erbil, Iraq Kurdistan and is trying her best to keep her infant warm, despite the meager shelter. PHOTO: World Vision/Cecil Laguardia
Mar 30, 2015

‘Political solution the only option for Syria,’ says aid agency on eve of conference

Ahead of the third donor pledging conference in Kuwait, humanitarian relief, development and advocacy organisation World Vision has issued an urgent plea for support for Syrian humanitarian crisis.

People living on Bonthe Island in Sierra Leone have been cut off from the mainland since May in an effort to prevent transmission of the deadly Ebola virus. These travel restrictions have been successful in protecting people there from the disease, but they have also cut families off from vital markets. Their health has suffered as a result and some children are even showing signs of acute malnutrition. PHOTO: World Vision / Sarah Wilson
Mar 27, 2015

World Vision urges renewed focus on safe, dignified burials as lockdown ordered across Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone

On the eve of a three-day lock-down that will quarantine some 6 million people across Sierra Leone, World Vision is urging a renewed focus on safe and dignified burials to help eradicate the virus.

Ronni Ereu, 9, eats his lunch at Kanani Primary School in Uganda. PHOTO: World Vision / Simon Peter Esaku
Mar 27, 2015

Humanitarian coalition launches 'Roadmap to End Global Hunger' to shape U.S. policy

New policy brief outlines comprehensive strategy to solve global hunger.

Khna Ny, 14, and his family are farmers in Cambodia who depend on their crops to feed them. Recently they received training in farming and seeds to help their garden of rice and vegetables grow. PHOTO: World Vision / Chetra Ten
Mar 25, 2015

World Vision applauds bipartisan efforts to tackle hunger for millions worldwide

World Vision urges immediate action by Congress, the Administration to continue life-saving work in food and nutrition.