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COVID-19 aid rethink welcome, but must go beyond our immediate region - CEO

Saturday, May 30, 2020

World Vision today welcomed the Australian Government’s plan Partnerships for Recovery which outlines how Australia will support its regional neighbours through COVID-19 but renewed its call that this global crisis requires a global response.

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.

Australians kept in the dark about Nauru kids

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Six out of 10 Australians were unaware that refugee children are being detained on Nauru, according to a poll commissioned by World Vision.

New Report: World's Refugee Crisis Worsens as 44,000 Flee Homes Daily

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A new report has revealed a drastic spike in the number of people in the world forced to flee their homes. Globally the number of forcibly displaced people has risen almost three million to 68.5 million in the past year.

Monsoon Landslides Wreak Havoc for Cox's Bazar Refugees

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The catastrophe World Vision and other aid agencies have long warned about is unfolding in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, as heavy rains lash the world’s largest, most densely populated refugee camp.

South Sudan a Forgotten War: Tim Costello

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Following days of heavy artillery landing on both sides of the Nile, World Vision South Sudan and partners have been forced to relocate staff and suspend lifesaving humanitarian operations in Wau Shilluk, in the upper Nile region located of South Sudan. The situation remains tense.

Kenya urged to reconsider closure of refugee camps

Thursday, May 12, 2016

World Vision has joined with a dozen aid agencies working with refugees in Kenya to urge Kenya’s Government to reconsider its threat to close refugee camps.

New-style refugee camp opens doors

Monday, April 28, 2014

A vast new refugee camp designed in response to the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis will open its doors in Jordan today to the first of up to 130,000 inhabitants.

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