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World Vision’s media relations team provides journalists and bloggers with:

World Vision news from around the globe 
  • information
  • story ideas
  • expert interviews
  • photos and b-roll
  • other resources on issues of poverty and injustice


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Laura Blank
Public Relations Director
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Public Relations Director
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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 celebrates the end of Ebola in Sierra Leone.
Dec 31, 2015

World Vision celebrates end of Ebola in Sierra Leone

World Vision celebrates the end of Ebola in Sierra Leone. 

Relief supplies are loaded onto a semitruck in north Texas as World VIsion responds to disasters around the United States. PHOTO: World Vision / Heidi Lenssen
Dec 27, 2015

World Vision to send relief supplies following southern storms, flooding

World VIsion will deploy trucks loaded with relief supplies tomorrow from its warehouse in Grand Prairie to churches and local partners in Garland, northern Mississippi, and southwestern Georgia following deadly tornadoes and severe weather throughout the South.

Ortencia Rafaelo Curo, 22, a former sponsored child, with her 1-year-old son, Jack, at her parents’ home in Carhuahuran, Peru.
Dec 18, 2015

World Vision praises passing of omnibus funding bill

World Vision applauds the House of Representatives and the Senate for passing an FY16 omnibus appropriations bill that largely supports and protects funding that helps the most vulnerable children and families around the world.

A child works in a garment factory in Bangladesh. PHOTO: World Vision
Dec 16, 2015

Congress narrowly avoids shutdown of programs targeting child labor

The Congressional budget package released today continues funding for programs to end child labor after the House and Senate voted to cut funding to the Department of Labor’s impactful and critical program in June 2015.

World Vision Gift Catalog
Dec 16, 2015

Last-minute doesn’t have to mean last resort: With a click and a print, give a memorable gift that changes a life

Last-minute doesn’t have to mean last resort:  Give a memorable gift that changes a life with World Vision's Gift Catalog. 

Dec 10, 2015

Survey: Nearly half of adults who receive holiday gifts return them

World Vision's 2015 Holiday Gift Catalog