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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

Bouchra, 5, is one of the many children who have fled Syria and are now living in tented settlements in Lebanon. PHOTO: World Vision
Jan 21, 2016

An Appeal to End the Suffering in Syria

13.5 million people inside Syria are in need of humanitarian assistance.

ChristianMingle / World Vision partnership
Jan 12, 2016

World Vision, ChristianMingle partnership a match made in heaven

ChristianMingle to donate 50 percent of all new subscriptions confirmed through their "Do Something Amazing" landing page through Valentine’s Day.

Jan 11, 2016

Aid agencies: One-off aid convoys won’t save starving Syrians

Aid agencies calling for all parties to end seige of civilian areas and ensure permanent humanitarian access

A mother collects water in Papua New Guinea. The water supply has been very limited this year. PHOTO: World Vision / Joseph Anjoe
Jan 8, 2016

Aid agencies call upon donors to commit funds to save lives in countries hit by El Niño

Current El Niño worst on record, impacting people worldwide

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.