Wednesday, 21 May 2008
Five World Vision aid workers, two from Australia, arrived in Myanmar
overnight to help scale up emergency work and support victims of the
cyclone that tore the nation apart on 2 May.
in water sanitation, disaster management and human resource are trained
at managing disasters and will work alongside World Vision's staff in
Myanmar to support ongoing relief work.
"This is a major
Wednesday, 14 May 2008
International aid agency World Vision has described the Federal
Government’s aid budget as ‘safe’, but said a more ambitious approach
would be needed to make serious inroads into alleviating global
The 2008-09 budget increased overseas aid to $3.7 billion, or 32 cents in every $100 of Gross National Income (GNI).
government has been a bit sluggish out of the starting blocks, but ...
Tuesday, 6 May 2008
World Vision has today launched a major appeal to provide emergency
relief to millions of people displaced and homeless after Cyclone
Nargis slammed into Myanmar's Irrawaddy Delta region on 2 May.
country has been paralysed and all infrastructure has been wiped out.
Villages in the southwest delta region have been completely flattened.
People are finding whatever shelter they can until aid arrives," said
World Vision Chief ...