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A hunger timebomb – and how Australia can prevent millions of child deaths

Monday, August 1, 2022

Families are walking for days on end searching for food as a supercharged hunger crisis leaves 1.5 million children at risk of dying of starvation in just one country, World Vision warns.

Children and families forced to return to war-torn hometowns in Ukraine, World Vision warns

Friday, July 29, 2022

The humanitarian crisis for Ukrainians is far from over, with a new wave of people now on the move in another desperate search for safety and shelter.

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.

World Vision Australia chief Daniel Wordsworth on Ukraine border responds after fire at nuclear power plant

Friday, March 4, 2022

Statement from World Vision Australia CEO Daniel Wordsworth, who is stationed in Siret on the Ukraine/Romania border

Gaza ceasefire must be lasting Children rely on peace to end violence and bloodshed

Saturday, May 22, 2021

World Vision has welcomed a ceasefire to the violence that has pushed Gaza to breaking point, but warns it must be sustainable to ensure safe and healthy futures for children living in the region.

World Vision urges global leaders to back UN's humanitarian response plan for coronavirus

Thursday, March 26, 2020

World Vision welcomes the UN’s COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response plan, launched today. The UN is calling for US $2 billion (AUS $3.3 billion) for a global response and has highlighted the devastating impact a coronavirus outbreak could have in countries already struggling with humanitarian crises.​ World Vision is urging global leaders to back the UN’s plan and support aid groups that have field workers on the ground in vulnerable areas. The organisation’s experts warn the outbreak could cripple children’s education, and result in increased hunger, poverty and violence.

Office Kris Kringle divides Australia

Monday, December 16, 2019

World Vision has conducted its first annual Christmas survey; a wide-ranging poll across Australia about views and attitudes towards the festive season.

International Day Of The Girl: Achievements And Renewed Commitments

Friday, October 11, 2019

At World Vision Australia, we are committed to protecting and empowering the worlds most vulnerable poeple. Of the 70.8 million forcibly displaced people worldwide, approximately 80 percent are women and children.

15 aid agencies warn of humanitarian crisis in North-East Syria

Friday, October 11, 2019

Civilians at risk as violence escalates and humanitarian work is suspended

Idlib crisis: Pregnant women and babies at risk as they flee deadly violence

Monday, July 1, 2019

High numbers of pregnant women, vulnerable infants and young children are fleeing the bombardment of Idlib in north-western Syria, World Vision warns today.

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