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FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

In April 1994, an explosion of ethnic violence in a small East African country resulted in the killing of 800,000 people in 100 days. How could this country, Rwanda, ever overcome such hatred and horror? Read our FAQs for more background on one of the worst genocides in history and the recovery of this shattered nation.

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World Vision sends help after deadly Washington landslide
April 7, 2014

World Vision sends help after deadly Washington landslide

After a devastating landslide on March 22, World Vision is partnering with a local church in Oso, Washington, to provide relief to the community.

Tornadoes pound Midwest U.S.; World Vision prepares response
November 18, 2013

Tornadoes pound Midwest; World Vision prepares response

World Vision is positioned to support local partners serving storm-affected communities, in the wake of deadly tornadoes that slammed 10 Midwest states.

Food kits and diapers help U.S. families get by
November 7, 2013

Food kits and diapers help U.S. families get by

Many families across the United States struggle to provide basics, like food and diapers, for their children. World Vision distributed basics to families in need in...

Hurricane Sandy wreckage
October 28, 2013

Hurricane Sandy: One year later, building materials help families move back home

World Vision continues to support storm-affected communities by equipping local churches and community groups who serve families in great need.

World Vision sends relief to flood-hit Colorado families
September 18, 2013

World Vision sends relief to flood-hit Colorado families

The relief supplies will be sent to communities hit hardest by the recent disastrous flooding in Colorado.

Heading back to school after the Oklahoma tornadoes
July 11, 2013

Heading back to school after the Oklahoma tornadoes

As children across the United States prepare to return to school in the next month, residents of tornado-slammed Moore, Okla., have an additional burden to bear....

Oklahoma reels from more tornadoes; World Vision responding
June 1, 2013

Oklahoma reels from more tornadoes; World Vision responding

World Vision is moving quickly to expand its tornado response beyond the earlier target of 25,000 people in Moore, Shawnee, and Noble, Oklahoma, and Granbury, Texas.

VIDEO: A harrowing brush with a deadly tornado in Oklahoma
May 24, 2013

VIDEO: A harrowing brush with a deadly tornado in Oklahoma

Area resident Deanna Stephens recounts her terrifying experience taking cover — and surviving — as a catastrophic tornado tore through Moore, Oklahoma, leaving behind a...

VIDEO: World Vision launches response to Oklahoma tornado
May 23, 2013

VIDEO: World Vision launches response to Oklahoma tornado

UPDATED: World Vision has deployed an assessment team and a truck filled with relief supplies to respond to the needs of families devastated by the catastrophic tornado...

FAQs: How we respond to disasters in the United States
May 21, 2013

FAQs: How we respond to disasters in the United States

Our domestic relief director explains World Vision’s response to the Oklahoma tornado disaster.

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