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More than 2 million Syrians are refugees compared to 230,671 a year ago, according to the United Nation’s Refugee Agency. “More than 97 percent of Syria’s refugees are hosted by countries in the immediate surrounding region, placing an overwhelming burden on their infrastructures, economies and societies. They urgently need massive international support to help them […] Read More

Fear and uncertainty among Syrian refugee children in Lebanon is the focus of a new World Vision report called “Robbed of Childhood, Running from War” released Dec. 18 in Beirut. More than 75,000 Syrian refugee children are in Lebanon, with the number expected to continue to rise. The report is based on interviews with children […] Read More

As the World Vision/NFL 100,000 T-shirts controversy swells on (now with a post on Freakonomics), know that research shows T-shirt shipments are bad aid. If your eyes glaze over at the thought of academic journals, I can sum them up for you on this matter in one sentence: The evidence is solid that T-shirt donations […] Read More

(RNS) World Vision, the Christian humanitarian organization, can fire employees who disagree with its theological tenets, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday (Aug. 23). In a 2-1 decision, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that World Vision is a religious corporation and therefore exempt from a federal law that bars faith-based discrimination. […] Read More