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World Vision appoints new Head of Media and Corporate Communications

Monday, June 27, 2022

corporate communications leader Andrew Hewett has been named as World Vision’s new Head of Media and Corporate Communications.

Fears for children’s safety after huge Afghanistan quake, as nation grapples with mass starvation and economic collapse

Thursday, June 23, 2022

a huge 6.1-magnitude earthquake has reportedly killed at least 1000 people and devastated two south-eastern provinces of Afghanistan

World Vision responds with urgent humanitarian support amid increased violence in Eastern DR Congo

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Children are being separated from their families and going without food for days after fleeing renewed violence in Democratic Republic of the Congo. World Vision is responding after more than 61,000 people were displaced by fighting in the east of DR Congo, where armed groups are terrorising villagers.

Reconciliation needs a brave approach to First Nations education

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Governments and schools must be brave about making the changes needed to provide all young Australians and their families with the education they deserve on the path to reconciliation, a respected Aboriginal elder says. The call comes as Be Brave. Make Change is the theme of National Reconciliation Week, and following an ALP Federal Government election pledge that will put 60 First Nations Educators in primary schools.

Supercharged hunger crisis could cause mass child starvation, as conflict cripples Europe’s ‘breadbasket’

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Rising costs of fuel, fertiliser and wheat, driven by shortages and sanctions from the war in Ukraine, are now “supercharging” an unprecedented global hunger crisis, creating the potential for mass starvation, World Vision CEO Daniel Wordsworth said today. ​ World Vision today announced a new 18-month Global Hunger Response in at least 24 countries across hunger hotspots where food insecurity is at its worst.

Climate change and food security should be part of Pacific aid boost

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Proposed increases to Australia’s aid budget and aid in the Pacific are positive news, as the region grapples with climate change and some of the world’s highest child-stunting rates

Odesa attack likely to spur new wave of humanitarian need and suffering

Monday, April 25, 2022

Missile attacks on the Ukraine city of Odesa could unleash a new refugee wave into neighbouring countries, World Vision Australia CEO says

World Vision Australia CEO returns to Eastern Europe amid escalating Ukraine refugee crisis

Friday, April 22, 2022

World Vision Australia CEO Daniel Wordsworth will return to Eastern Europe this weekend as World Vision expands its response to the spiralling refugee crisis in Ukraine.

Ukraine refugee numbers hit 5 million

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

The number of refugees forced to flee Ukraine has hit a staggering 5 million, as World Vision continues respond to the spiralling crisis in the region.

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