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World Vision's media relations team provides members of the press with information, story ideas, expert interviews, photos, b-roll and other resources on issues of poverty and injustice.

 

Johnny Cruz
National Director
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Amy Parodi
Domestic News Director
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Cynthia Colin
Senior Director
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Twenty years after Rwanda genocide, families that were once enemies now worship together. PHOTO: Jon Warren / World Vision

The Rwanda genocide: Twenty years later

Peace work, rebuilding efforts ongoing

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Syrian children in Jordan work together to research, compile and write a child-led report focusing on the challenges facing refugees like themselves. PHOTO: Meg Sattler / World Vision

Two perspectives on the conflict in Syria

What Americans think about the crisis ... versus what the children of Syria think.

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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: Put children first!

World Vision urges all parties to listen to the cries of the afflicted children and seek a negotiated solution to the nearly month-long conflict in South Sudan.

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Difficult life for children in Eastern DRC

New World Vision report shares children's disturbing stories of violence and fear

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Press Releases & Resources

Currently churning in the Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Phailin is expected to make landfall by Saturday afternoon or evening local time. (Satellite image courtesy of Joint Typhoon Warning Center.)
Oct 12, 2013

Preparations for Cyclone Phailin

World Vision staff are on alert and have made preparations as Cyclone Phailin continues to intensify on its trek towards India.  

Suryani's house in Indonesia is located close to a river bank and her house and the neighborhood are frequently flooded during the rainy season between September and February. World Vision is helping communities like Suryani's with disaster preparedness training. © 2012 Gratiano Widi Setyanto/World Vision
Oct 11, 2013

International Day of Disaster Reduction

International Day of Disaster Reduction: Aid is incomplete without building resilience. World Vision appeals to governments, development organizations and civil society to prioritize and strengthen the resilience of communities vulnerable to disaster.

Sep 26, 2013

Holiday Gift Catalog

World Vision's Holiday Gift Catalog features more than 100 unique and meaningful gifts you can give to children, families and communities around the world in the name of loved ones this holiday season.  Interviews and samples for gift guides are available to journalists and bloggers.

Flash Flood for Good
Sep 24, 2013

Social media campaign for clean drinking water launches at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Flash Flood for Good is a three-day celebrity-led social media call to action to raise awareness and funds for children to receive clean water.

Hamze, a 14-year-old Syrian refugee, grieves the loss of his home. Still from video.
Sep 23, 2013

Desperate Syrians struggle to survive amid inadequate international aid

Millions of Syrians, forced to flee their homes because of the violent conflict engulfing their country, are without sufficient food, shelter and lifesaving medical care as international donors fail to meet United Nation funding appeals, 14 organizations warned.
Sep 18, 2013

Maternal and Child Health

World Vision helps bring medical care and increased understanding of health, nutrition and hygiene to children and families in need, through:

  • Emergency medical care
  • Training
  • Access to health resources

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