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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.

Afghanistan quake kills women, children in one of World Vision’s main provinces

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

An earthquake that has killed about 25 people in Afghanistan has devastated an already impoverished community battling to survive the country’s deepening humanitarian crisis. World Vision Afghanistan staff are responding after a magnitude-5.6 tremor struck in Badghis province last night in the country’s northwest, one of the key areas the international aid organisation is working in. Hundreds have been left homeless in the middle of a bitter winter according to reports, after the quake flattened houses largely constructed out of mud.

“It is like hell here”: Grim projections warn 2500 children could die each week in Afghanistan this year

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

More than 130,000 children could die in Afghanistan in 2022 as the country’s humanitarian crisis worsens, disturbing new figures show.

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