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Working Together: The Key to Stopping Deadly Ebola Virus October 22, 2015

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.

“We want to learn – even during war” October 16, 2015

400,000 students drop out of school as humanitarian agencies cry out for better commitment to education in South Sudan. 

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 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.

World Vision Responds to Myanmar floods September 02, 2015

Ravaging floodwaters sweep through houses, farmlands, bridges and roads as relentless monsoon rains continue in Myanmar and India.

Aid worker’s diary: There’s more work to be done August 03, 2015

I saw the ground moving like waves. The rumbling sounded like thunder, followed by screams of people. The buildings and houses started to collapse. It was like watching a movie. Even now, remembering that scenario still scares me.

Waiting for Relief July 28, 2015

Even before the earthquake, cocooned in the majestic mountains canopying Sindhuli, Apsara’s community, the Majhis an indigenous group, lived a life of extreme hardship. With abject poverty a daily reality, Apsara’s family faces the effects of residing in a secluded province.

Rebuilding: Women return water to their village July 25, 2015

The families from Majuwa village had barely recovered from the impact of the 7.9 April 25 earthquake that hit Nepal when a new earthquake struck on May 12. The earthquake also damaged the water pipelines and they couldn't be fixed.

Dreaming of a New Home June 28, 2015

10-year-old Priti was sitting at home watching cartoons with her family when the earthquake struck Nepal on April 25th. She could feel the earth shaking beneath her and, along with her mother, Purneswori, she ran downstairs. 

The Healing Starts Here May 28, 2015

The devastating earthquake on April 25th 2015 caused chaos for the people of Nepal, changing their lives forever. In the relaxed village of Paslang, a haven for tourists, Lok Bahadur Thaply lost his home and his business but instead of giving up, he put his own life in danger to protect his family and friends.  

This 12-Year-Old Girl Plans For A Better Future in Nepal. May 16, 2015

12-year-old Girl Muskan has great plans for her school when it is rebuilt after the devastating earthquake in Nepal on April 25th 2015. She wants a safer, cleaner place for her and her friends to learn. 

My Little Boys World Is No Longer Safe May 13, 2015

Sunjuli's son’s life changed on the 25th of April when an earthquake sent his world crumbling down. He now lives in a scary place with no security. The constant aftershocks remind him that he is no longer safe and we can only imagine how yesterday's second earthquake affected him. Read Sunji's honest account, as a mother, about how the earthquake in Nepal has affected her little boy.

Runa Stands Up From the Ruins May 02, 2015

In the village of Lalitpur, only few houses remain standing. Mounds of bricks and dirt from collapsed buildings and houses are everywhere. One of those houses that turned into piles of rubbish was the house of Runa.

When losing your house means losing everything May 01, 2015

Kaanchi and her husband are very worried about their three boys. The family have been sleeping under a make shift tent for the past four days now. Their house has been reduced to rubble and they could not save or retrieve any of their belongings. 

A State of Helplessness April 29, 2015

Kumar was travelling away from his village in Nepal, when the deadly earthquake struck. Now he is separated from his village and family, as the country struggles to recover.

Brave Syrian Mothers March 15, 2015

I am extremely lucky to work for World Vision Ireland and as part of this job I get to travel around the world and meet other mothers...
By Niamh Cooper - World Vision Ireland

World Vision helps to Combat Cholera in Flooded Areas January 25, 2015

Flooding in Malawi has tragically claimed the lives of more than 100 people, and left thousands more homeless. World Vision has on-going programmes in many of the flood-hit areas and is working to support children and their families who have been impacted.

Ethiopia famine, 30 years later: Alerting the world to a humanitarian emergency December 17, 2014

It is 30 years since a BBC news report turned the world’s attention to the plight of famine-stricken Ethiopians. World Vision catches up with the pilots who helped them get that footage. 

World Vision’s Magnus Conteh on the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa November 20, 2014

The Ebola Outbreak that is currently ravaging the Western African Region, particularly Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The general public, health services and governments of these countries have never experienced such a public health calamity and were in no way prepared for it.

Building a Drought-Proof Community – A Case of a Dangoroyo November 12, 2014

A combination of creative projects is trying to change the way development is delivered to poor communities in Somalia or, in the larger picture of things, the way communities build the strength to survive disasters.

World Vision Ireland’s CEO Visits Typhoon-Hit Communities in the Philippines November 07, 2014

As the ghost of Typhoon Haiyan haunts the people of the Philippines, 12 months on, with devastation and despair, Helen Keogh, CEO of World Vision Ireland and World Vision Ambassador, Lorraine Keane explore the ruins of the once thriving communities in the Philippines.