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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 CEO leads mercy dash to deliver urgent food and supplies to Ukraine hospital

Monday, March 7, 2022

World Vision Australia CEO leads mercy dash to deliver urgent food and supplies to Ukraine hospital

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.

Australia must step up to ease global refugee crisis

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

World Vision has urged the Federal Government to more than double its current intake of refugees to 44,000 people as the world faces a global displacement crisis.

Geelong Cats boast Australia’s most generous footy supporters

Friday, June 21, 2019

World Vision launches new ‘Generosity Ladder’ in lead-up to tax time Their team is already leading the footy ladder and now Cats supporters are kicking goals in another prestigious new scoreboard that ranks the most generous AFL fans.

Australia’s Humanitarian Agencies Warn of Impending Mental Health Crisis on Manus

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A fact-finding mission representing Australian humanitarian agencies has warned of an impending mental health crisis on Manus Island in its report released today.

World Vision Says it’s Not Smart to Fight Terrorism by Cutting Aid

Monday, May 8, 2017

“It’s not smart to fight terrorism by cutting aid,” World Vision Australia’s Chief Advocate Tim Costello said today. Mr Costello warned continuing cuts to Australian aid will only further undermine impoverished communities and is not the way to fight terrorism.

Australian Children Fear What Syrian Children See

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A new international survey from World Vision reveals the startling contrast between the fears of children engulfed in the Syrian crisis with those in Australia and safer countries – but also shows heartening evidence that children’s dreams for the future remain intact across the board.

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