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Little girl with pig tails looks at camera. She was born in this refugee camp.

Syria refugee crisis FAQ: How the war is affecting children

Why are people fleeing Syria? What are the greatest needs of the refugees? How can I help, and show them the love of God?

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Midwives: A lifeline for Afghan mothers and babies
September 3, 2012

Midwives: A lifeline for Afghan mothers and babies

In Afghanistan, less than 40 percent of mothers are assisted in delivery by a doctor or midwife. World Vision has trained 200 midwives to work in hospitals across...

Malawi: 1.6 million face acute hunger due to food shortage
September 1, 2012

Malawi: 1.6 million face acute hunger due to food shortage

To help families cope with the serious food scarcity, World Vision is providing food aid and supporting alternative livelihoods for families.

August 31, 2012

Haiti, Dominican Republic: Picking up the pieces after Isaac

Updated: World Vision is responding to the needs of children and families impacted by Tropical Storm Isaac.

August 27, 2012

VIDEO: The boy who may never-never grow up

In this twist on a classic fairy tale, Peter is not the boy who wouldn't grow up, but rather the boy who couldn't, because he didn't get the right nutrition in his first...

A school lunch program in Burundi
August 27, 2012

Top 10 worst places to eat

A new index ranks countries based on the affordability, availability, quality, and safety of food.

August 16, 2012

Philippines: More rain, more flooding, more misery

UPDATED: Following days of torrential rains and flooding in the capital city of Manila, Tropical Storm Kai-Tak made landfall in the northern Philippines, causing...

August 9, 2012

Malaria: Suffering, tragedy stem from a preventable disease

Malaria slows economic development and can keep whole communities in poverty. Even worse than that, it causes immeasurable pain for children like Jourabe. The 14-year-...

August 9, 2012

Philippines: Poverty no longer keeps eager boy out of school

It’s the time of the year when many children in the United States lament the end of summer and the return of classes and homework. But for 12-year-old Ronie in the...

August 8, 2012

Mauritania: Children in rural areas suffer from hunger crisis

As adults reflect on the historic nature of the intense drought and food shortages in this part of Africa, children focus on how the emergency continues to cause extreme...

August 7, 2012

Olympics: Former sponsored child goes for gold

Wrestling champion Battsetseg Soronzonbold is representing Mongolia at the 2012 London Olympics.