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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.

A quieter Christmas for Typhoon Haiyan survivors
18th Dec, 13 | Posted by Joy Toose
A quieter Christmas for Typhoon Haiyan survivors

Christmas is big in the Philippines. However for survivors of Typhoon Haiyain, this year's celebrations will be much quieter than usual. But as Joy Toose explains, it doesn't mean families have lost hope.

All my dreams are in Syria, says Nour
15th Oct, 13 | Posted by Joy Toose
All my dreams are in Syria, says Nour

Before the war I’m sure the children of Syria had incredible dreams about who they were going to be, what they were going to do and how they were going to make the world better. Now, like Nour, most of their dreams are consumed with what they’ve lost. Their...

Syria: A generation on pause
19th Jun, 13 | Posted by Joy Toose
Syria: A generation on pause

I worry that without education, these children will be a forgotten generation, just surviving, waiting out the war. Their whole life paused, except that they are still getting older. Some of them will be adults before this conflict is over.

Syrian crisis 101: Three things you should know
13th Jun, 13 | Posted by Joy Toose
Syrian crisis 101: Three things you should know

There's been a lot said about the ongoing conflict in Syria, but not as much about the refugee crisis that's seen more than 6.5 million people forced to flee. World Vision's Joy Toose writes from Lebanon.

Syria – the country that’s disappearing before our eyes
4th Jun, 13 | Posted by Joy Toose
Syria – the country that’s disappearing before our eyes

This is a photo of my brother Matt (second from the left) in 2000. He’s with his girlfriend Alison and two friends in Palmyra, Syria. It’s been over a decade since this photo was taken and things couldn’t be more different. In those 13 years, my brother has married Alison...