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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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June 9, 2016

Three ways you can fight malnutrition in your sphere

The first 1,000 days of a child’s life are the most critical for development. Even if you don’t have kids yourself, you can help parents ensure their children get the...

June 9, 2016

Unexpected source for malnutrition: El Niño

El Niño weather patterns are trickling down to the world's most vulnerable people: children living in poverty. 

Atong was malnourished.
May 11, 2016

Medicine and nutrition training saves lives in South Sudan

In South Sudan this year, nearly a quarter-million children under age 5 will suffer from severe acute malnutrition. World Vision is there working to help children and...

children in El Salvador march with a painted banner to raise awareness about Zika
April 27, 2016

Zika Virus: What you need to know

The Zika virus can cause the birth defect microcephaly and debilitating Guillain-Barre syndrome, the World Health Organization said March 31 after researchers studying...

Wizar is healthy again after receiving medicine.
April 15, 2016

Medicine critical to treating worms in children

Two-year-old Wizar became very sick. Not knowing what was wrong, his aunt sought help and learned that he had contracted worms. 

RUTF made Jean Marie healthy again.
April 15, 2016

Therapeutic food helps save children’s lives

Four-year-old Jean Marie's mother struggled to provide for him after his father died, so she fled and left him with his aunt. He quickly became malnourished as she...

January 12, 2016

Medicine needed to help children heal

A health center worker in Burundi can’t keep his shelves fully stocked to treat all the people who need his help. World Vision has recently started working in the...

Malawi: Cholera outbreak threatens children’s lives
January 8, 2016

Malawi: Cholera outbreak threatens children’s lives

A cholera outbreak is spreading through Malawi, threatening a population that's already plagued by food shortages.

Video: First snowfall for Syrian refugees in Lebanon
January 6, 2016

Video: First snowfall for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

The start of the new year brought freezing temperatures and the first snowfall of winter to Syrian refugees living in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.

Weekly humanitarian news brief: January 4
January 4, 2016

Weekly humanitarian news brief: January 4

This week's humanitarian news brief includes Iraqis displaced by fighting, global hunger stemming from harsh El Niño season, Guinea declared Ebola free, and elections...