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Millions of children at risk of death from famine and disease as COVID-19 wipes out 20 years of progress

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

COVID-19 could reverse 20 years of progress in reducing hunger and improving the health of millions of children worldwide, according to international aid agency World Vision.

World faces worst hunger crisis in decades; 19 million on the brink of famine, World Vision report finds

Saturday, February 13, 2021

The world is facing a famine so devastating it could tip 10 million children into starvation – many of whom are already enduring a “living hell” in refugee camps, World Vision Australia has warned. More than 19 million people worldwide are at risk of famine from a deadly mix of COVID-19, conflict and natural disasters, a new report by the international organisation has found. The grim prediction equates to a 50 per cent rise in people at risk of starvation, compared with 2019, and constitutes the worst hunger crisis in decades, according to World Vision’s Double Hardship report.

Battle to end violence against children in Australia’s neighbourhood critically underfunded

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

The battle to end violence against children is critically underfunded in Australia’s region, despite one billion children globally experiencing violence, costing economies up to $AU9.15 trillion a year

Why faith leaders are crucial to global COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

Friday, January 8, 2021

Faith leaders and community health workers must play a massive role in the global roll-out of a COVID-19 vaccine, a World Vision survey has revealed.

World Vision commits $660 million to fight global malnutrition

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

World Vision has committed $661 million to fight malnutrition and told global nutrition leaders that eliminating malnutrition – especially for women and girls – is a top priority for the organisation

World Vision Australia announces M&C Saatchi as its new creative partner

Monday, December 14, 2020

World Vision Australia has appointed M&C Saatchi as its new creative agency to partner with its in-house team to help the organisation in its mission to transform the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.

World Vision appoints experienced humanitarian leader as new CEO

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Daniel Wordsworth is returning to Australia to become the next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Australia’s largest international NGO (non-governmental organisation), World Vision Australia.

Children losing out in Australia’s aid budget; gets a B- for investing aid in children

Friday, November 20, 2020

Children are being neglected in Australia’s aid program, prompting calls for child-specific aid funding and a dedicated child rights unit within Government.

WVA welcomes COVID-19 vaccine announcement, calls on global leaders to commit to most vulnerable in roll-out

Monday, November 16, 2020

World Vision welcomes the announcement that an effective vaccine may soon be available, but calls on global leaders to ensure equitable roll-out to the world’s most vulnerable.

World Vision welcomes Australia’s ‘response above the ordinary’ for Indo-Pacific family

Sunday, November 15, 2020

World Vision Australia has warmly welcomed the Government’s continued engagement with south-east Asia and the Pacific revealed at the ASEAN summit

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