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  • other resources on issues of poverty and injustice


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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

A young mother named Kham, in Pong village, Laos, brought her six children to be vaccinated against measles, rubella, and polio. PHOTO: Nila Douanesouvanh / World Vision
Jan 26, 2015

Children’s lives at risk because of potential immunization funding shortfall

Leading international aid agencies warn that the world’s largest partnership for child immunization faces up to a $US 500 million funding shortfall for the next phase of its life-saving work.

Syrian refugee child. PHOTO: Meg Sattler / World Vision
Jan 21, 2015

World Vision, One Day’s Wages partner to bring relief to Syrian refugees

World Vision has joined forces with Seattle-area non-profit One Day's Wages to bring basic services and protection against freezing weather to Syrian families forced from their homes by brutal war.

Elizabeth is a 38-year-old woman and a female burial worker living in the Bo District in southern Sierra Leone. PHOTO: Sarah Wilson / World Vision
Jan 16, 2015

World Vision to help bring community education, understanding in major Ebola vaccine initiative

World Vision is a part of a major initiative to bring an Ebola vaccine to help stem the devastating West Africa outbreak of the disease.

Jan 12, 2015

Haiti Earthquake Relief and Recovery

In January 2010, a 7.0 earthquake devastated Haiti, killing hundreds of thousands of people, causing billions in damages, and leaving the country reeling from the disaster. January 12, 2015 was the fifth anniversary of this disaster. World Vision responded, working with Haitian communities, other humanitarian organizations, and the local government to help the country rebuild.

Lead into application video for DreamJobbing
Dec 23, 2014

World Vision and DreamJobbing partner to create a dream job as a humanitarian storyteller in Africa

World Vision will partner with DreamJobbing, a platform for some of the coolest jobs on the planet, to offer humanitarian storytellers the opportunity of a lifetime.

An Ethiopian farmer works his land
Dec 22, 2014

Helmsley Charitable Trust donates $2.8 million to protect Ethiopian communities from flooding, poverty

World Vision will announce today a donation of nearly $3 million by The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to fund a three-year project to protect Ethiopian communities from annual flooding that is destroying their opportunities for economic success.