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FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

In April 1994, an explosion of ethnic violence in a small East African country resulted in the killing of 800,000 people in 100 days. How could this country, Rwanda, ever overcome such hatred and horror? Read our FAQs for more background on one of the worst genocides in history and the recovery of this shattered nation.

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Heading back to school after the Oklahoma tornadoes
July 11, 2013

Heading back to school after the Oklahoma tornadoes

As children across the United States prepare to return to school in the next month, residents of tornado-slammed Moore, Okla., have an additional burden to bear....

World Vision responds to deadly Texas tornadoes
May 16, 2013

World Vision responds to deadly Texas tornadoes

World Vision is deploying disaster relief supplies to families devastated by the severe storm outbreak in North Texas.

Six months later, Sandy survivors recall devastation and hope
April 29, 2013

Six months later, Sandy survivors recall devastation and hope

When Superstorm Sandy made landfall in the American Northeast last October, millions were left without power or basic supplies in its aftermath. Celeste Grimes of New...

Sandy recovery: Girl’s blankets cover Staten Island with love
April 3, 2013

Sandy recovery: Girl’s blankets cover Staten Island with love

Six months after seeing the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy on television, 8-year-old Ella was compelled to respond to the needs of children and families...

American families in need struggle to weather the winter months
January 16, 2013

American families in need struggle to weather the winter months

Even here in the United States, the winter months can be the most difficult for families living in poverty, like the Cutrights in West Virginia. Warm clothing and other...

UPDATE: Sandy relief efforts continue
November 20, 2012

UPDATE: Sandy relief efforts continue

In partnership with local churches, World Vision is assisting children and families still struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

For millions of Americans, hunger is no game
October 17, 2012

For millions of Americans, hunger is no game

Hunger isn’t just a problem overseas. In communities like Immokalee, Florida, poverty leaves American families unable to provide the food their children need to stay...