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Posts : February, 2014

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South Sudan crisis: my view from the ground
22nd Feb, 14 | Posted by Erin Joyce
South Sudan crisis: my view from the ground

World Vision's Erin Joyce is in South Sudan, where aid agencies are working to support thousands of people who have fled their homes.

“The trees are burned and the birds are starving” – Syria through the eyes of children
19th Feb, 14 | Posted by Rhonda Hirst
“The trees are burned and the birds are starving” – Syria through the eyes of children

“We are brothers,” they tell us. At first glance, you would think they were twins. Handsome young boys with perfect cheekbones, good manners and a spark about them. Only a year apart, their bond is tight. Tighter than most, as they mourn a mother and a father that disappeared...

Mais used to play in a tent for fun. Now she lives in one.
13th Feb, 14 | Posted by Rhonda Hirst
Mais used to play in a tent for fun. Now she lives in one.

Syrian refugee Mais used to associate tents with childhood adventures, now she lives in one in an informal settlement in Lebanon. "I never thought this would be my life."

Reflections on puppies and poverty
12th Feb, 14 | Posted by Leigh Cameron
Reflections on puppies and poverty

World Vision's Leigh Cameron has a new furry addition to his family, which made him wonder - are our pampered pets another sign of unequal global wealth?

“I want to learn” – Nasrella’s wish to return to school
6th Feb, 14 | Posted by Rhonda Hirst
“I want to learn” – Nasrella’s wish to return to school

Syrian refugee Nasrella is grateful for his humble tent in an informal settlement in Lebanon because it's more peaceful than his homeland.

Back to school for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan
4th Feb, 14 | Posted by Joy Toose
Back to school for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

World Vision's Joy Toose meets school principal Evelyn, who is helping reopen her school to the young survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.