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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.

 

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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

Max Baucus (D-MT), Chair of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee. Photo courtesy ABCnews.go.com.
Jul 17, 2013

Faith and Giving Coalition to convene on tax reform and charitable deduction

A coalition of national faith-based charities this week will urge Senate leaders to preserve tax deductions on charitable donations.

InterAction News Release
Jul 17, 2013

Deep cuts adopted by House appropriators threaten progress on poverty-focused international development

The House Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations on Friday voted for only $40.6 billion in funding for fiscal year 2014, effectively gutting spending for key international programs that seek to help people lift themselves out of extreme poverty.

Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Jul 15, 2013

Burden on families hosting Syrian refugees could reach tipping point, new study finds

Tensions in Lebanese communities are reaching a tipping point as refugees fleeing deadly violence in neighboring Syria continue to pour into the country, putting children further at risk.

Theodore Scott, World Vision’s water and sanitation manager, surveys water tanks at an displacement camp in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Cholera spreads through contaminated water. PHOTO: Meg Sattler / World Vision
Jun 28, 2013

USAID and World Vision join coalition to eliminate cholera from Haiti and the Dominican Republic

The USAID and World Vision today became the newest members of the Regional Coalition on Water and Sanitation to Eliminate Cholera in Hispaniola, an alliance of more than 20 agencies and associations supporting efforts to eliminate the transmission of cholera.

Azraq refugee camp construction
Jun 20, 2013

View From the Field: On World Refugee Day, building a home for those forced to leave theirs behind

Thursday, June 20, 2013 is World Refugee Day and humanitarians will be hard at work in Jordan’s northeastern desert helping to build what will become the country’s largest refugee camp.

Midmark Corp. community relations manager Mitch Eiting, left, and World Vision warehouse manager Kevin Jones install a barrier-free exam table that was donated to Health Access Inc. in Clarksburg, WV.
Jun 20, 2013

Durable medical equipment donation enhances care in community health clinics in impoverished rural Appalachia

World Vision and Midmark Corp. deliver the most critically needed, updated equipment to Health Access, Inc. in Clarksburg, where teams have been preparing to receive and install the new equipment.

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