Earthquake devastates Nepal

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Thousands die in powerful Nepal earthquake

More than 4,200 dead after powerful Nepal earthquake

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked the south-central Asian country of Nepal on Saturday, causing more than 4,200 deaths and widespread devastation. World Vision teams have begun relief efforts.

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March 25, 2015

Video: 11-year-old entrepreneur raises more than $16k for clean water

Tyler Brunst has big dreams of bringing clean water to communities in Africa. Watch how his dreams turn into reality by selling lemonade and bracelets in his...

A life without clean water: Violet's story
March 25, 2015

Video: Then and now: Violet’s water journey

A year ago, Violet braved hardship and disease every day to get a drink of water. See what changed in a year.

Birth registration: The perils of being an uncounted child
March 25, 2015

The perils of being an uncounted child

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...

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...

Video: What if your child had to do this for water?
March 16, 2015

Video: What if your child had to do this for water?

How many times did you turn on the tap this morning? You might start counting if your child had to do this.

FAQs: War in Syria, children, and the refugee crisis
March 13, 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.

Josh Cox asks, "What can you do in 30 seconds?"
March 12, 2015

Competitive runner Josh Cox on clean water: “You’re literally giving kids a chance to live”

Long-distance runner and 50K record-holder Josh Cox explains why he is passionate about bringing clean water access to families in Africa.

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...

Community reading programs boost literacy around the world
February 25, 2015

Community reading programs boost literacy around the world

Literacy Boost aims to measurably improve the literacy skills of 1.5 million girls and boys in 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia by the end of 2016. A...

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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