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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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In Congressional address, Pope Francis calls leaders to use Golden Rule in decision-making
September 24, 2015

In Congressional address, Pope Francis calls leaders to use Golden Rule in decision-making

In his much anticipated papal address before the U.S. Congress, Pope Francis spoke about the greatest challenges of our time, including poverty, the refugee crisis,...

Join us at Global Citizen Festival in New York City
September 18, 2015

Join us at Global Citizen Festival in New York City

Advocate for causes you are passionate about; every action you take enters you into a drawing for two free festival tickets.

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.

With Syria war in fourth year, increasing numbers attempt to reach Europe
September 4, 2015

Increasingly desperate, masses of Syrian refugees flood European access points

Unaccompanied refugee children are vulnerable to trafficking, forced labor, prostitution, and violence.

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...

The story behind our most popular Instagram post
August 14, 2015

The story behind our most popular Instagram post

Six-year-old Oyunsuvd smiles while holding one of her family’s sheep. But what’s the story behind that smile?

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.

Going to bed hungry
August 12, 2015

Going to bed hungry

Asha and her five daughters can’t even put food on the table, let alone seek medical care or education. Asha’s husband doesn’t do much to help the family after...

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