For many people in developed countries, Tuberculosis is a thing of the past. For others, it represents a very real threat.

In 2015, 10.4 million people were diagnosed with TB and 1.8 million died.

What makes those 1.8 million TB-related deaths hard to accept is TB is both preventable and treatable.

Thanks to support from @GlobalFund our teams helped identify & treat 48K cases of #TB in...
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6 KM is the average distance women and children in the developing world walk for water — water that is often contaminated with life-threatening diseases.

On May 6 thousands of people around the world are going to walk or run a 6K in solidarity with the women and girls who make the trek every day.

Every step you take brings them step closer to clean water.

End their walk by signing up for...
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1.8 billion people use a source of drinking water that is contaminated by faeces. Many Syrian refugees in Lebanon are among them.

Improving sanitation facilities not only provides dignity to those who use them, it protects water sources from contamination.

Thanks to our partnership with UNICEF and the Government of Japan, we have built 1,975 latrines in Lebanon.

#WorldWaterDay #WasteWater
Unsafe water, poor sanitation and hygiene cause more than 800,000 deaths each year.

Last year, we provided 4.6 million people with access to clean drinking water.

Our goal is to provide universal access to clean drinking water in every community we work by 2030.

#WorldWaterDay, #WWD, #SDG6

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Did you know that globally more than 663 million people still lack access to improved drinking water sources?

Drinking dirty water puts hundreds of millions of children at risk ever day.

Water is foundational for community development. That's why we have set the ambitious goal of providing universal access to clean water in every community where we work by 2030. Watch this video to see...
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One of our Global Ambassadors, Meghan Markle of the popular show Suits visited our programmes in India recently where she was confronted with the fact that 113 million adolescent girls are at risk of dropping out of school because of the stigma around menstrual health.

"Young girls' potential is being squandered because we are too shy to talk about the most natural thing in the world....To...
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Violence affects more than 1 billion children around the world every year.

Over the past two weeks, we have been looking at how different types of violence affects children and what can be done to stop it.

This isn't the end. It's the beginning. We believe ending violence against children is possible. But, we can't do it alone.

Will you join us? Pledge your support (and ask others to do...
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World Vision has been assisting Syria’s children since the conflict began. In 2016, we reached almost 100,000 children with interventions such as remedial education and psychosocial support to help them work through their experiences and continue to dream of a better tomorrow.

World Vision’s new campaign ‘#ItTakesAWorld to end violence against children’ requires all of us to become relentless...
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14-year-old Zena from Homs, Syria doesn’t want any child to experience what she’s been through.

Violence affects one billion children every year. But it doesn’t have to be this way #FearsAndDreams #ItTakesAWorld
The best teachers inspire their students to dream big. Muteeb, a Syrian refugee living in Azraq Refugee Camp, is one of those teachers.

The conflict may have disrupted the lives of thousands of children, but he’s not letting it determine their futures.

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“I want to write about the things that actually matter.” Despite living in Azraq Refugee Camp, 16-year-old Mohammed is determined to realise his dream of being a journalist. With the help of his friends, he’s about to publish the first edition of a camp magazine for youth.

Watch his video here LINK #FearsAndDreams #ItTakesAWorld
16-year-old Sara from Homs hasn’t seen her brother in three years.

Our #FearsAndDreams survey found 15% of Syrian children fear losing a family member to war. #ItTakesAWorld
Ghadir, 9, has been learning English while in Azraq Refugee Camp. She, and 33% of children dream of their future profession. #FearsAndDreams #ItTakesAWorld
When sisters Nour and Ghina became separated on the journey to Jordan, they feared they may never see each other again.

As sisters and best friends, they dream of always being near each other and doing well in school.

This is a story of how friendship and family can get you through the toughest of times.
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For Hamza, aged 10, the sky’s the limit.

He left Syria with his family three years ago, but he still fears the airstrikes and gets frightened when he remembers how close they came to his house. #FearsAndDreams
While in Syria, Nour, 11, feared airstrikes would hit her house. Now she lives in Jordan’s Azraq Refugee Camp, where she’s receiving an education and dreams of becoming a doctor so she can help people.

#FearsAndDreams
We asked 100 Syrian children about their #FearsAndDreams to understand the effect six years of violence has had on the way they see the world. [ Wvi.org Link ]
We asked 100 Syrian children about their #FearsAndDreams to understand the effect six years of violence has had on the way they see the world. AJ+
Six years of violence has left an indelible mark on Syria’s children. They continue to pay the price of this brutal, adult war. Countless have done so with their lives.

To understand the impact of war on children, we decided to compare the #FearsAndDreams of Syrian children with their peers living in relatively safe countries. Take a look at the report we’ve released today.

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Violence is the biggest issue affecting children today. It affects more than 1 billion children each year.

Over the last eight days, we have looked at a few of the types of violence children experience around the world.

Few children experience more violence than those living in or fleeing from conflict.

As the conflict in Syria is about to begin its sixth year, over the next week we will...
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