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Covering the world in prayer: Pray for Central America

Join us to pray for Central America — for World Vision’s work in the countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. In many areas of Central America, gang violence, drug trafficking, and the lasting effects of past wars make life especially difficult for children and their families.

Voices

In the aftermath of tragedy, an answered prayer

After Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines in 2013, World Vision staff member Maryann Zamora witnessed an answered prayer for Patrick, a young father of two. Read how God answered the prayer that Maryann and Patrick prayed together in a moment of desperation.

From the Field

5 of the worst disasters of 2017

The world’s attention can shift easily once a new disaster strikes, but it’s important that we not forget the long-running crises, particularly in Syria and East Africa, that are affecting millions of children.