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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

Ashton and Brianne Thiesen-Eaton
Aug 17, 2016

World Vision announces new Celebrity Ambassadors

The new Celebrity Ambassadors join Patricia Heaton, who recently agreed to serve as the founding member of World Vision’s Celebrity Ambassador Network.

Aug 8, 2016

Statement from Kevin Jenkins, President and Chief Executive Officer of World Vision International

As a professional Christian, humanitarian organization, we take our commitment to truth and transparency very seriously.

Aug 4, 2016

Statement on World Vision Staff Arrest

Based on the information available at this time, we have no reason to believe that the allegations are true.

Syrian refugees gather at a makeshift camp in Lebanon. PHOTO: World Vision/Jon Warren
Aug 3, 2016

"Humanitarian Corridor" Proposal deeply flawed

Syrian, regional and international humanitarian, human rights and development organizations come together to voice their concerns, call for an end to targeting of civilians in Syria conflict

World Vision staff help hand out supplies to people displaced by the latest wave of violence in South Sudan. PHOTO: World Vision/Jeremiah Young
Jul 28, 2016

Suffering will worsen across South Sudan without adequate humanitarian support, warns World Vision

World Vision releases policy brief detailing concerns over worsening food security, malnutrition rates in South Sudan.

A photo by World Vision staff shows the center with windows blown out in the aftermath of the airstrikes.
Jul 21, 2016

Airstrikes damage World Vision child protection center in Syria

About 400 children are provided psychosocial support at the center