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World Vision responds to growing child needs as Romania’s exhibition centre converted into mass refugee shelter

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Imagine if Sydney’s convention centre or Rod Laver Arena were turned into makeshift shelters for hundreds of people fleeing across the borders? That’s the reality in Bucharest, Romania, where the country’s largest exhibition centre Romexpo, has become a ground zero for refugees requiring shelter and essential items.

World Vision welcomes 10m AUD Australian humanitarian funding for Ukrainian children

Sunday, March 20, 2022

World Vision CEO Daniel Wordsworth today welcomed $10m from the Australian Government in new humanitarian funding to support the critical protection needs of Ukraine’s children.

Let's direct 10 million AUD to Ukrainian child refugees: World Vision CEO

Thursday, March 17, 2022

World Vision Australia CEO Daniel Wordsworth today said that protecting children and hunger were emerging as critical issues, as numbers of refugees fleeing Ukraine passed a staggering three million. ​ Daniel, who accompanied the organisation's first mercy dash into Ukraine last week to deliver much needed food and supplies to a hospital, said that with the support of the Australian Government World Vision could increase its response even further to protect children and the displaced.

Attack on Ukraine hospital a horrifying act against children and the vulnerable

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Thursday, March 10: World Vision Australia condemns the attack on a children's hospital and maternity ward in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol as a horrifying act against children, the sick and those seeking refuge.

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

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

World Vision Australia chief flies to Romania to support refugees fleeing Ukraine crisis

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

​ World Vision Australia CEO Daniel Wordsworth is travelling to the border of Ukraine and Romania to support the thousands of women and children streaming into the country to escape the Ukraine crisis. Mr Wordsworth, an international authority on refugees who has worked for 25 years in the world’s toughest places, is due to arrive tomorrow morning (AEDT). ​ More than 31,000 people have flooded into Romania from the Ukraine and Moldavian borders since Ukraine was invaded last week.

Ukraine refugee crisis could become worst since WWII: World Vision launches emergency appeal

Saturday, February 26, 2022

World Vision Australia has launched an emergency appeal as a refugee crisis looms from the invasion of Ukraine which is set to hurt children the most.

World Vision ready to support children impacted by Ukraine crisis

Friday, February 25, 2022

World Vision is preparing plans to assist children affected by the crisis in Ukraine.

Leading CMO to become World Vision Australia’s New Chief Marketing Officer

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

One of Australia’s leading marketing talents has been appointed as World Vision Australia’s (WVA) new Chief Marketing Officer. Louise Cummins will join WVA to help further boost the profile and impact of Australia’s largest international humanitarian organisation, bringing with her more than 20 years’ experience in senior roles with both corporates and not-for-profits.

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