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Iraq crisis: Displaced children and families struggle through winter

Iraq crisis: Displaced children and families struggle through winter

Displaced families fleeing violence in Iraq are in desperate need of warm shelter, food, clean water, medicine, and protection.

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February 15, 2012

VIDEO: A small loan with a huge impact

International Women’s Day, coming up on March 8, is a time to reflect on the achievements and contributions of women around the world. Here’s a story that illustrates...

February 15, 2012

One hunger crisis unfolds as another subsides in Africa

The historic drought that devastated the Horn of Africa last year with widespread hunger and even famine is subsiding. But on the other side of the continent, in West...

February 14, 2012

Child labor found to be prevalent in the global economy

A new World Vision report finds that many children suffering the worst forms of child labor are producing goods for the world economy.

February 13, 2012

Children transition from labor to learning

In India, an informal “transit school” prepares children for daily school as they transition from a life of labor to learning.

February 13, 2012

Bed nets key to preventing child deaths from malaria

Malaria is one of the top killers of children under age 5. But the use of bed nets in sub-Saharan Africa has the potential to prevent 1 million child deaths.

February 8, 2012

Somalia famine ends, but hunger remains a serious threat

While news of an official end to famine in Somalia is heartening, an estimated 2 million people still face serious food shortages in the country.

February 6, 2012

Lent 2012: Relentless ACT:S of sacrifice

Check out this preview of the new Relentless Act:s of Sacrifice Lenten campaign, exploring what it means to sacrifice in our day-to-day lives. ACT:S is World Vision's...

February 6, 2012

Europe: Bitter cold weather kills hundreds

World Vision is responding to a deadly cold snap affecting Eastern Europe.

February 5, 2012

South Sudan: Migration threatens food supply

Many families from Sudan are expected migrate to South Sudan before the border between the countries is secured. A mass migration will further strain an already limited...

February 2, 2012

In Cambodia, more moms survive childbirth

Better and more readily available prenatal healthcare in Cambodia has led to a significant drop in deaths from childbirth.

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