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Video: First snowfall for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Video: First snowfall for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

The start of the new year brought freezing temperatures and the first snowfall of winter to Syrian refugees living in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.

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FAQs: Conflict in South Sudan and the risks to children
October 7, 2015

FAQs: Conflict in South Sudan and the risks to children

Conflict in South Sudan has created a hunger crisis, leaving 4.6 million people out of a population of 11.3 million in need of immediate aid. Children are most at...

A Google map perspective on a refugee's journey walking from Syria to Serbia
September 18, 2015

Google map perspective: A refugee’s journey walking from Syria to Serbia

It would be a 1,400-mile walk, taking an estimated 452 hours.

Europe's migration crisis: Syrian refugees' long journeys, long nights
September 14, 2015

Europe’s refugee crisis: Syrian families’ long journeys, long nights

As more Syrian refugees seek safety in Europe, families struggle to survive and adjust to their new lives.

Ten worst places for child marriage
August 31, 2015

Ten worst places for child marriage

In developing countries, one in every three girls is married before reaching age 18.

Hurricane Katrina, 10 years later: A look back
August 25, 2015

Hurricane Katrina, 10 years later: A look back

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast and submerged most of New Orleans. Here’s a look back at how World Vision worked with local partners to...

War through the eyes of an aid worker
August 14, 2015

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.

Hugh Jackman disrupts poverty with his fair trade coffee company and new documentary
June 25, 2015

Hugh Jackman disrupts poverty with fair trade coffee company and new documentary

The documentary film Dukale’s Dream follows the six-year journey that World Vision Ambassador Hugh Jackman embarked on after a trip to Ethiopia, where he met...

Ebola outbreak slows but continues to devastate West Africa
June 5, 2015

Ebola outbreak slows but continues to devastate West Africa

While Liberia has been declared Ebola-free and the disease’s spread is slowing in Sierra Leone and Guinea, there is still much to be done to eradicate the disease and...

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.

U.S. Congress passes critical legislation to increase child protections through birth certification
June 2, 2015

U.S. Congress passes critical legislation to increase child protections through birth certification

What if you or your child was never issued a birth certificate? For millions of children around the world, the lack of this key document puts them at greater risk of...

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