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Children vulnerable in post cyclone chaos

Monday, March 25, 2019

With more than one million children affected by the cyclone and its aftermath, World Vision’s round the clock efforts to meet basic survival needs are compounded by fears for children, World Vision CEO Claire Rogers said today.

Children at risk after Cyclone Idai devastation

Friday, March 22, 2019

World Vision CEO Claire Rogers is flying to Mozambique amid growing concerns for children left orphaned, abandoned and vulnerable in the catastrophic devastation following Cyclone Idai.

Refugee advocates, lawyers and human rights groups unite in rejecting Government’s medical panel proposal

Monday, February 4, 2019

A Government proposal to address the medical crisis engulfing critically ill refugees detained offshore has been firmly rejected as window dressing on the existing unconscionable process which has seen 12 people die in offshore detention in the past five years.

As last kids leave Nauru, World Vision calls on MPs to back new law for sick refugees detained offshore

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Australia’s leading humanitarian agency, World Vision today welcomed the news that the last kids are coming off Nauru, by calling on Australia’s political leaders to back a new law that guarantees medical transfers for sick refugees trapped in island detention.

Labor Party takes step in the right direction on aid rebuild commitment

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

World Vision Australia welcomes the ALP's commitment to return Australia's aid contribution to internationally accepted levels.

In the dark still about how much Australia will help the world’s most vulnerable

Monday, December 17, 2018

A pre-Christmas Government budget update has failed to shed light on Australia’s true commitment to helping vulnerable communities at risk of poverty, food insecurity, displacement, war and climate change. ​

Parents inspire children to be compassionate this Christmas

Monday, December 17, 2018

Australian children are thinking outside their own worlds this Christmas and tying their messages of hope for refugee children onto a wall full of donated fluffy toys at World Vision Australia’s Lost Toy Store art installation.

Lost Toy installation bring world’s displaced children into Aussie kids’ Christmas whirlwind

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

A dilapidated soccer ball, a well-worn teddy and a toy truck fashioned from a bottle and thongs forms part of a World Vision Australia pop up art installation in Melbourne highlighting the plight of the world’s 30 million displaced children.

Human Rights Day: Rohingya refugee children campaign for protection from violence

Monday, December 10, 2018

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh —Rohingya children living in the world’s largest refugee camp called today for an end to the routine violence and exploitation that they face—including in their own homes. Lacking official refugee status in Bangladesh, they are particularly vulnerable to abuse, trafficking and child marriage. Children are urging that their rights to safety and protection be recognized and protected.

World Vision backs Bill for refugee medical transfers from offshore detention

Thursday, December 6, 2018

World Vision Australia is calling for the Australian Parliament to pass the Bill to medically evacuate refugee children remaining on Nauru and ensure a proper medical transfer process for those ill in offshore detention.

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