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Kathryn Reid

From the Field

Child labor: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Globally, there are about 160 million children are engaged in child labor. This robs them of their childhood and can limit their futures. Discover critical facts and learn about World Vision’s efforts toward ending child labor and how you can contribute to eradicating this violation of child protection and rights.

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Nepal earthquakes: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

A powerful earthquake devastated the western region of Jajarkot in Nepal, resulting in the tragic loss of at least 150 lives and leaving dozens injured. The seismic impact not only shook buildings in neighboring New Delhi, India, but also reverberated in the capital, Kathmandu, over 300 miles away. Learn how World Vision is responding to affected communities.

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HIV and AIDS: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

The global HIV and AIDS pandemic is an enduring and profound health challenge, leaving a lasting impact on the world. In 2023, HIV remains a significant global public health concern. Learn essential facts and explore the progress in the prevention, treatment, and efforts to end HIV and AIDS.

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South Sudan crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Since achieving independence in 2011, South Sudan has faced a multifaceted humanitarian crisis, with children bearing the brunt of its impact. The convergence of conflict, natural disasters, poverty, and extensive displacement has sharply increased food insecurity, hunger, and malnutrition within the nation. Learn how World Vision is responding to help communities impacted by the crisis.

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Typhoon Haiyan: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons of all time, hit the Philippines on November 8, 2013, as a Category 5 storm. The catastrophic storm claimed the lives of over 8,000 people and displaced millions more. Discover the extent of the typhoon’s fury and its impact on more than 14 million people across 44 provinces, as well as World Vision’s role in supporting the recovery and rebuilding of the affected communities.

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Cyclone Phailin: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Explore facts about Cyclone Phailin, the strongest storm to hit India in 14 years when it struck in October 2013. Learn how early evacuations and disaster preparedness saved lives — and how World Vision’s response helped support communities during the emergency and equip them for future disaster responses.

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Venezuela crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Ongoing turmoil and economic decline in Venezuela since 2014 have driven more than 7.7 million people from the country in search of food, work, and better living conditions. While the influx from Venezuela has caused tensions in host countries, it’s also brought out their hospitable spirit. Learn how World Vision is supporting children and families across the region impacted by the Venezuela crisis.