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South Sudan: Deal Just Start of Long Road to Peace

South Sudan: Deal Just Start of Long Road to Peace

By Thursday 27, Aug, 2015

World Vision and other agencies say new peace deal is only the beginning of a long journey towards peace and reconciliation.

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Fourteen-year-old Meftuha was born with a hearing impairment meaning she couldn't communicate a word unless she used her version of sign language that she had developed over time. Despite this, the existing communication barrier she had with her family where she lives in Ethiopia made her feel very sad and lonely. This was, until World Vision provided her local school with the means to support disabled children and their families.

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South Sudan: Deal Just Start of Long Road to Peace

Thursday 27, Aug, 2015

World Vision and other agencies say new peace deal is only the beginning of a long journey towards peace and reconciliation.

World Humanitarian Day: Massive challenges ahead as over 78 million people across 37 countries require humanitarian assistance

Wednesday 19, Aug, 2015

On World Humanitarian Day, we pay tribute to staff on the ground as our humanitarian aid workers share their thoughts.

Close to a million children in Iraq refugee camps face severe water shortages as sandstorms and heatwave hit the Middle East

Wednesday 05, Aug, 2015

World Vision has today called for greater funding and support for families displaced across Iraq as temperatures continue to rise.

Heavy monsoon rains in Myanmar and India trigger flooding

Tuesday 04, Aug, 2015

Devastation caused by flooding in Myanmar is set to worsen in coming weeks, World Vision has warned. Nearly 172,000 people have been affected in Myanmar and 40 people reportedly killed. In India, 119,000 people have taken shelter in the 966 relief camps the government has set up. The death toll in India has reached 39.

Ebola One Year on: Community partnerships draw West Africa closer to victory against deadly outbreak, says World Vision

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One year since the worst Ebola outbreak was declared across West Africa, World Vision has hailed its collaborative work with Sierra Leone communities as being instrumental in averting the catastrophic spread of the virus.

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World Vision warns of worsening refugee crisis ahead of Burundi elections

Monday 20, Jul, 2015

World Vision has today called for more funding and international support for the refugee crisis in Tanzania ahead of the Burundi elections tomorrow.

World Vision says final MDGs report confirms worst fears

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Thursday 18, Jun, 2015

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Healing the broken heart of a child

Friday 28, Aug, 2015

Fourteen-year-old Meftuha was born with a hearing impairment meaning she couldn't communicate a word unless she used her version of sign language that she had developed over time. Despite this, the existing communication barrier she had with her family where she lives in Ethiopia made her feel very sad and lonely. This was, until World Vision provided her local school with the means to support disabled children and their families.

Talking with a former child soldier in CAR

Wednesday 26, Aug, 2015

Public Affairs and Government Relations Officer Sarah has been working on the SDGs for the past year. This summer she visited the conflict torn Central African Republic, and met a former child soldier named Francis. Francis' experiences symbolise the main failings of the MDGs, and what we need to do better over the next 15 years.

Staying hopeful in the heat

Sunday 23, Aug, 2015

World Vision's Therese Boulos recently visited the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, to see how Syrian families were coping in the heatwave that is currently sweeping the region. She met seven-year-old Rasha and her family who were trying to stay positive in spite of the food and electricity shortages.

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The Communicator as Humanitarian

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In her time at World Vision, Cecil Laguardia has worked in some of the most disaster-prone regions of the world. Here, she reflects on the unique requirements of her job and how she draws inspiration from the people she works with.

A girl named hope

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A night I'll remember

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