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World Vision is currently the largest nongovernmental rural water provider in the world. - June 21, 2013
Aid agency responding in Kenya, Somalia to improve access to water, provide livestock assets. World Vision says years of unrelenting drought in many parts of the region have thrown the Horn of Africa into a humanitarian crisis that is threatening the lives of millions of families living in the region,... - February 10, 2011
World Vision launches new site - Micro Charity empowers entrepreneurs through microfinance. World Vision, a global leader in microfinance and poverty reduction, is launching a new microlending site (worldvisionmicro.org) which connects online visitors to individual entrepreneurs in Mexico, Philippines,... - May 20, 2010
After traveling more than 22,000 miles through five countries over the past five weeks, World Vision’s “Spirit of Christmas” tour team ends its worldwide journey with a final stop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Since November 19, World Vision and more than 18,000 fans on Facebook have been... - December 16, 2009
Since November 19, World Vision and thousands of people around the world have been traveling the globe in search of the Christmas spirit as part of the Christian humanitarian agency’s "Spirit of Christmas" tour. The month-long tour features interviews and stories with children and families... - December 09, 2009
Since November 19, World Vision and thousands of people around the world have been traveling the globe in search of the Christmas spirit as part of the Christian humanitarian agency’s “Spirit of Christmas” tour. The month-long tour features interviews and stories with children and families... - December 01, 2009
Since November 19, World Vision and thousands of people around the world have been traveling the globe in search of the Christmas spirit as part of the Christian humanitarian agency’s "Spirit of Christmas" tour. The month-long tour features interviews and stories with children and families... - November 25, 2009
Conflict Minerals Trade Act key first step to ensuring armed groups don’t benefit from Americans’ high-tech purchases, says aid group. Eastern DRC has one of world’s highest rates of gender-based violence, child soldier use. Legislation would help companies certify products as “conflict free,” World Vision says. - November 21, 2009
Beginning November 19, join World Vision and thousands of people around the world on the "Spirit of Christmas" tour as a team from the Christian humanitarian agency travels around the globe in search of the Christmas spirit. The month-long tour will feature interviews and stories with children... - November 21, 2009
Government’s immediate compensation for destroyed homes not nearly enough, World Vision warns. Food prices double in hard-hit communities, already among the poorest in India. - October 17, 2009
Dean R. Hirsch, stepping down as president and CEO of World Vision International, will become the organisation’s global ambassador, beginning October 1. Hirsch, who joined World Vision in 1976, will represent the organisation at various meetings, events and other engagements. He will be based... - October 02, 2009
Nearly 4 million people lack food; aid organization only able to reach 400,000 with current funding "The situation is only going to get worse this month," relief director warns World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities... - September 10, 2009
While the current death toll is relatively small compared to the Jogjakarta quake of 2006 (when 6,000 people died), this quake’s physical damages were almost as bad. The Jogjakarta quake only hit two districts, but the West Java disaster has devastated Tasikmalaya, Garut, Banjar, Bandung, West... - September 06, 2009
As campers flock to the outdoors this Labor Day weekend, they may be surprised when mosquitoes show up on their computer screen as well as outside their tent. Vacationers in 775 campgrounds across 48 states will see a 30-second video prior to accessing the Internet, featuring a buzzing noise, information... - September 05, 2009
· Roma often considered Europe’s ‘untouchables’ · World Vision says discrimination and exclusion of Roma is pervasive - August 29, 2009
Former U.S. first lady Laura Bush and Major League Baseball pitching legend Rick Sutcliffe have joined the advisory council of World Vision’s “End Malaria” campaign. They join Ray Chambers, the first U.N. Special Envoy for Malaria; Malaria No More CEO Scott Case and Congressman Donald... - July 22, 2009
As the return of some 2 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Pakistan’s northwest gains momentum, World Vision is underscoring both the right of the displaced to return voluntarily and the need for sustained security and safety in areas of return. World Vision is particularly concerned... - July 18, 2009
As President Obama heads to Ghana for his first official African visit as a head of state, international Christian humanitarian agency World Vision urges the U.S. and other governments to follow through on food security pledges made at this week’s G8 summit in Italy and African assistance promised... - July 12, 2009
"Seasonal floods often have hidden effects on children. We must not grow accustomed to the fact that floods force children to evacuate their homes, affect school attendance, and erode family income," said World Vision’s regional vice president Watt Santatiwat. "In southern China,... - July 12, 2009
*Culture of hospitality pushed to its limits as communities provide refuge for hundreds of thousands fleeing violence *Hosts selling assets and sharing everything they have, risking extreme poverty and their own displacement *A host villager agonizes, "It will be easier to die than to ask the displaced to leave." - May 30, 2009
Systems to immunize, monitor and treat still lacking in many developing countries. World Health Assembly must push anew for primary health care, better living conditions. - May 21, 2009
Displacement camps in northern Sri Lanka could be overwhelmed by a new surge of internally displaced people unless new funds are found quickly, according to aid agency World Vision. “At the end of April, there were already ten camps that were housing between two and five times their capacity,”... - May 20, 2009
· Most fled to impoverished host communities where resources stretched to breaking point · Families had to abandon crops just weeks before harvest; livestock, homes also lost · Even as crisis grows, aid agency concerned its current funding won’t meet needs - May 16, 2009
World Vision reaches nearly 350,000 survivors in Myanmar with aid and assistance, but says much still needs to be accomplished. New elevated, concrete schools will serve as community shelters in future emergencies. - May 02, 2009
* World Vision Preparing for Possible Global Spread, Educating Staff Worldwide * Health threat underscores need for community health strengthening in poor countries - April 30, 2009
Needs of children are paramount as resources are stretched with influx of displaced - April 22, 2009
"This is truly a victory for the poor," said Robert Zachritz, World Vision’s director for advocacy and government relations in the U.S. "The cost of the President's proposal on global hunger is one-tenth of one percent of the economic stimulus plans passed over the last year in Congress... - April 04, 2009
As U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon visits eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwandan troops prepare to leave the country, aid agency World Vision urges the U.N. peacekeeping force, MONUC, to recommit to protecting civilians above all else. Debate over MONUC's role in the joint offensive against... - March 01, 2009
World Vision says children in India face more obstacles than film depicts "Don’t just be entertained; do something" "More than 26 million children, or the populations of greater Los Angeles and Chicago combined, live in India’s slums," said Jayakumar Christian, World... - February 20, 2009
Child-friendly programs intervene to reach children and their mothers. - February 07, 2009
Civilians remaining in Gori face “dire conditions,” World Vision warns · Safe access for aid workers into conflict zone still a challenge · Children, families across region endure horrors of war: “Nobody could even bury [our neighbors] because we were afraid for our lives.” - August 17, 2008
Aid workers warn the humanitarian situation is likely to get worse. - January 10, 2008
World Vision enters final stages of multi-country response; agency to continue development work in affected communities. More than 11,000 homes constructed at three-year mark - December 20, 2007
Agency concerned about risk of disease; reaching 300,000 stranded people “will take time” - November 04, 2007
Online visitors journey with African child affected by AIDS - May 09, 2007
World Vision launches new report at United Nations conference; continues response in Jordan - April 23, 2007
Funding increase is critical to turning the tide against deadly pandemic, groups warn. - January 12, 2007
World Vision has temporarily relocated 17 international staff from Malakal and surrounding areas to other locations in Southern Sudan. “Gun shots were heard from both sides, and people were running from all sides,” said a World Vision staff member who had to take cover during the fighting. In total, 120 humanitarian staff have left due to conflict in the Upper Nile area. - December 02, 2006
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