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Monday, October 28, 2013 - 20:04 by Enkhbold Byambajav

Today started with a shiver. Snowflakes wildly blown by the strong wind signaled the arrival of winter. Hardly anyone walked on foot outside. Cars stayed stuck in traffic longer than usual, all passengers looking grim, everybody rushing for something – something they take for granted.

It’s true! Many people take things for granted. You know, the little things that make our lives so much better like electricity, hot running water in your apartment, or just that...

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 10:00 by World Vision Blogger

A magnitude-7.2 earthquake hit Visayas, the central Philippines group of islands, Oct. 15, causing widespread destruction. Maryann (Mai) Zamora, a World Vision communications specialist in the Philippines, has frequently told the stories of disaster survivors. Here she reflects on her own experience of the quake and...

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Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 11:40 by Justin Byworth

By Justin Byworth, World Vision United Kingdom CEO

“Death. That night I saw death,” were the first devastating words eight-year-old Tasnim said to me.

Sitting in the sparsely furnished tent that is now home to Tasnim, four of her siblings, her mother Rawda and uncle Kindeh since fleeing Syria less than a month ago, Tasnim fixes me with an intense stare and explains she wants me to hear her “one million per cent true” story of surviving the massacre at...

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