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The Lasting Effects of War October 03, 2015

Children who have escaped violence in Syria and Iraq speak of the brutality—losing parents, loved ones, and friends—and being displaced and out of school.

Khalida’s Story October 03, 2015

Khalida is just 8 and her days are filled with caring for her two younger siblings, as well as cleaning and cooking.

Edo’s Story October 02, 2015

Many Syrian children just like 10 year-old Edo are forced into roles as head of the family and breadwinner

Searing Heatwave Puts Children at Risk October 01, 2015

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

Cold Nights Ahead for Refugees in Serbia September 30, 2015

The rain in the Serbian capital of Belgrade makes life difficult for refugees living in parks but it’s nothing compared to the snows of winter.

We Will Smile Again - A Child’s Blog From Gaza September 29, 2015

Ten-year-old Rania lost her father when conflict exploded in the Gaza strip last summer now she’s getting back on her feet

A lifeline for Syrian families September 26, 2015

For most Syrian families seeking refuge in Lebanon, receiving food vouchers has been a lifeline.

A New Hope September 24, 2015

Young activist Esperance stands up to the horrors of child prostitution. 

A Day I Will Never Forget September 21, 2015

Mona, a World Vision Lebanon volunteer, experiences first-hand the terrible working conditions many Syrian refugees are forced to work in to eke out a living having fled their homes.

Pine Needles and Tomatoes September 21, 2015

In Honduras, Santos Cosme, his wife Santos Vasquez, and their five children face a better future without the threat of malnutrition because of World Vision’s training in improved farming techniques. Santos V. says that without World Vision, her children “would be poor and poor in mind as well."

On the Serbia-Hungary border: Syrian refugee family looking for a better life September 18, 2015

The family sat on a mat in the shade of trees in a paved area near the border. They had slept on the ground near the border the night before. Teasadi, the mother, says “sleep” and pantomimes sleeping with her hands folded under her tilted head, then patting the ground...

No food, no life September 17, 2015

Sofia is currently staying in a resettlement area in central Mozambique, which houses some of the people displaced by severe flooding earlier this year. Floods washed away livelihoods and left thousands homeless.

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