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Another major earthquake strikes Nepal as World Vision provides aid to survivors of first

Nepal earthquake: World Vision to aid 100,000 in worst-hit areas

A magnitude-7.3 quake struck in Nepal last week, where communities are already reeling from the 7.8 earthquake that struck on April 25. The quakes have caused more than 8,600 deaths and widespread devastation. World Vision is on there, providing emergency aid and care to survivors of the first quake.

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FAQs: War in Syria, children, and the refugee crisis
May 15, 2015

FAQs: War in Syria, children, and the refugee crisis

Read our overview of the conflict in Syria, the refugee situation in neighboring countries, and World Vision’s response to the crisis.

Top humanitarian crisises to watch in 2014
May 6, 2015

Top humanitarian crises to watch in 2015

Below are the top humanitarian crises and disasters we are watching and responding to in 2015.

After four years of war, Americans still unaware of severity of Syria crisis
March 12, 2015

After four years of war, Americans still unaware of severity of Syria crisis

More than half of American adults say the crisis in Syria has impacted fewer people than other recent disasters; in reality, Syrians are currently the largest refugee...

Photos: Harsh winter threatens Syrian refugee children and families
February 18, 2015

Photos: Harsh winter threatens Syrian refugee children and families

Syrian refugee families who have fled their homeland due to violence are ill-equipped to deal with the harsh winter conditions. These photos from an informal refugee...

Video: Snowstorm in the Middle East and the impact on Syrian refugee families
January 9, 2015

Video: Snowstorm in the Middle East and the impact on Syrian refugee families

World Vision has new fears for children and families already vulnerable as a snowstorm sweeping through the region claims lives.

Child-Friendly Spaces help refugee children hold on to childhood
April 15, 2014

Child-Friendly Spaces help refugee children hold on to childhood

New research from Columbia University shows that Child-Friendly Spaces like those set up by World Vision and other relief agencies in disaster or conflict areas give...

Poll: Americans think Hurricane Katrina worse than Syria crisis
March 10, 2014

Poll: Americans think Hurricane Katrina worse than Syria crisis

A recent poll found that most Americans are not aware of the enormity of the crisis in Syria, a conflict that has so far impacted an estimated 9.3 million people....

Syrian refugee children: ‘We live in constant fear’
March 10, 2014

Syrian refugee children: ‘We live in constant fear’

To mark the three-year anniversary of the conflict in Syria, World Vision invited children living as refugees to write a report to share their biggest concerns and...

Video: What peace means to Syrian refugee children
March 5, 2014

Video: What peace means to Syrian refugee children

As world leaders discuss Syria’s future, World Vision asked these children to explain what peace means to them.

A Syrian child’s life in a refugee camp: Sedra’s story
January 14, 2014

A Syrian child’s life in a refugee camp: Sedra’s story

The war in Syria uprooted Sedra’s family and forced them to flee. Now, she and her family live at Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan, yearning for their former life....

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