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War through the eyes of an aid worker

War through the eyes of an aid worker

As the conflict in Syria rages on, we sat down to talk with our national communications director in Lebanon, where more than a million Syrian refugees now live.

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Severe drought returns to Somalia
June 3, 2015

Severe drought returns to Somalia

Suffering people tell World Vision staff, “This is the worst drought we have ever seen.”

Another major earthquake strikes Nepal as World Vision provides aid to survivors of first
June 3, 2015

Nepal earthquakes: World Vision to aid 100,000 people

Earthquakes have caused more than 8,600 deaths and widespread devastation in Nepal. We're there, providing emergency aid and care for children and families.

Texas floods: World Vision responding
May 29, 2015

Texas floods: World Vision responding

Deadly flooding in Texas and Oklahoma has destroyed homes and swept away bridges. We’re preparing relief supplies for churches and community organizations to...

FAQs: War in Syria, children, and the refugee crisis
May 15, 2015

FAQs: War in Syria, children, and the refugee crisis

Read our overview of the conflict in Syria, the refugee situation in neighboring countries, and World Vision’s response to the crisis.

Videos: Responding to the Nepal earthquake
May 8, 2015

Videos: Responding to the Nepal earthquake

Watch some of our videos from Nepal to understand the enormity of the need after the disaster and learn more about how we are helping children and communities.

Top humanitarian crisises to watch in 2014
May 6, 2015

Top humanitarian crises to watch in 2015

Below are the top humanitarian crises and disasters we are watching and responding to in 2015.

FAQs: Fragile states and the global burden of poverty
April 20, 2015

In the margins: Fragile states and the future of extreme poverty

Not many people have heard of fragile states — but they are considered ground zero for the future of extreme poverty. Our fragile states expert, Jonathan Papoulidis,...

Cyclone Pam: Category 5 storm slams Vanuatu
March 17, 2015

Cyclone Pam: Responding to needs in Vanuatu

The category 5 storm pounded the islands of Vanuatu with heavy rain and winds last weekend. We are...

After four years of war, Americans still unaware of severity of Syria crisis
March 12, 2015

After four years of war, Americans still unaware of severity of Syria crisis

More than half of American adults say the crisis in Syria has impacted fewer people than other recent disasters; in reality, Syrians are currently the largest refugee...

Photos: Harsh winter threatens Syrian refugee children and families
February 18, 2015

Photos: Harsh winter threatens Syrian refugee children and families

Syrian refugee families who have fled their homeland due to violence are ill-equipped to deal with the harsh winter conditions. These photos from an informal refugee...

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