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War through the eyes of an aid worker

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.

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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?

Killing worms and gaining weight
July 10, 2015

Killing worms and gaining weight

Underweight and suffering from worms, 2-year-old Hnin needed more than a home remedy. 

Ebola outbreak slows but continues to devastate West Africa
June 5, 2015

Ebola outbreak slows but continues to devastate West Africa

While Liberia has been declared Ebola-free and the disease’s spread is slowing in Sierra Leone and Guinea, there is still much to be done to eradicate the disease and...

Severe drought returns to Somalia
June 3, 2015

Severe drought returns to Somalia

Suffering people tell World Vision staff, “This is the worst drought we have ever seen.”

Dirty water kills seven children in one family
May 13, 2015

Dirty water kills seven children in one family

In rural Niger, one man's family suffered from the community's dirty water source. 

Video: The fight to defeat malaria
April 23, 2015

Video: The fight to defeat malaria

World Malaria Day, April 25, is a time to celebrate the progress made in defeating this preventable, treatable disease, while recognizing the work that remains to...

For Afghan moms and babies, mobile team brings healthcare, hope
March 31, 2015

For Afghan moms and babies, mobile team brings healthcare, hope

“[World Vision staff] are trying to start a new chapter in our life and make it possible for us to taste a healthy life," Zohra, an Afghan mother says.

March 31, 2015

Innovative therapeutic food revives newborn suffering from worms and malnutrition

It takes two hours on a bumpy road to get to Ayien Amiol Health Clinic in South Sudan’s Warrup state, where Nyayiik Bol and her son are receiving medical care. She's...

March 31, 2015

Community volunteers bring comfort and support to HIV- or AIDS- afflicted neighbors

Domingos Danca spends his days and nights lying outside on a mat covered by a rotten mosquito net, his body too weak to even walk around his home in the Morrumbala...

After Ebola, survivors and orphans face challenges
February 16, 2015

After Ebola, survivors and orphans face challenges

Aruma, 14, lost his parents, his elder brother, and three younger siblings to Ebola. He’s one of more than 11,000 children in West Africa who have lost one or both...

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