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  • other resources on issues of poverty and injustice


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Laura Blank
Public Relations Senior Manager
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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

World Vision brought together renowned 3D chalk artist Hani Shihada and New York City students to bring messages of hope and urge world leaders to help children caught in the Syrian crisis. The resulting truck drove around the city, visiting major landmarks. PHOTO: World Vision.
Sep 20, 2016

UN refugees meeting a wasted opportunity to improve the lives of millions of children

Meeting was intended to share responsibility for refugee crisis across entire international community

Scene from Debaga camp in the Kurdish region of Iraq. Hundreds of people are arriving to the camp daily, fleeing violence around Mosul. This is creating overcrowded conditions. PHOTO: World Vision.
Sep 20, 2016

World Vision preparing for potential large-scale displacement, humanitarian crisis in Iraq

Anticipated military action in Mosul could force up to one million people to flee their homes

Families live in makeshift tents in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon, after fleeing their homes due to the Syria conflict. PHOTO: World Vision/Jon Warren
Sep 16, 2016

UN leaders can no longer sit on the fence; children’s lives are at stake

Nearly 50 million children are depending on leaders at UN summit to commit to concrete actions to address the issues causing children to flee their homes

Syrian refugee and his family who live in an Informal Tented Settlement in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley that houses Syrian refugees. Families build shelters with wood frames and plastic tarps on land that they rent in the settlement. PHOTO: World Vision/Jon Warren.
Sep 16, 2016

Syria Cessation of Hostilities Welcome: Humanitarian Aid Desperately Needed

A statement from 100 Syrian, regional and international humanitarian and human rights organizations on Syria’s Cessation of Hostilities

relief supplies on their way to Louisiana flooding survivors
Sep 1, 2016

Local church to distribute relief supplies to survivors of southern Louisiana flooding this week

This weekend, volunteers in the Baton Rouge area will distribute relief supplies to 800 survivors of this month’s deadly flooding at Antioch Full Gospel Baptist Church.

World Vision relief supplies for flooding survivors arrive in south Louisiana
Aug 19, 2016

World Vision relief supplies for flooding survivors arrive in south Louisiana

This weekend, World Vision will provide relief supplies, including hygiene kits, cleaning supplies, food and clothing, to families in south Louisiana who have been affected by this week’s deadly flooding.