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Australia’s leading aid agencies issue plea for urgent action to address rapidly escalating global climate crisis ​

Monday, January 20, 2020

Four of Australia’s leading international aid agencies have joined forces to issue an urgent plea to the Federal Government to act swiftly to address the climate crisis, as fires continue to rage across Australia and millions globally face floods, crippling food shortages and other climate-related events.

The World's Generous Bushfire Response Highlights Our Foreign Aid Hypocrisy

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Foreign aid is often not the saviour people expect. Instead, it is confronting, a last resort and often received sadly. The reasons countries are given aid -- the traumas, the catastrophes, the crises and the chronic issues -- are often so damaging to individual and collective pride, worth and utility.

World Vision Philippines launches appeal for families affected by Taal Volcano eruption

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

To support the immediate needs of the people affected by Taal Volcano’s unrest, child-focused World Vision has started distributing dust mask in evacuation centers in Batangas.

Three reasons to feel hopeful about the world's future – Claire Rogers

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Here are three pieces of hopeful news you wouldn’t have seen in your feed.

What we've learned since the 2004 tsunami, and why we can't afford to be complacent

Friday, December 27, 2019

Many people consider the 2004 tsunami a ‘once in a lifetime disaster’ but it’s possible that another disaster on that scale could strike again. I shudder at the thought.

Abandoned, scared and isolated - the sad tale of Ebola orphans

Monday, December 23, 2019

THOUSANDS of children orphaned by Ebola or separated from their families are emerging as the hidden toll of a crisis that is set to scar them long after the deadly virus is contained. A new World Vision report has revealed the devastating impact on children of the world’s second-worst Ebola outbreak, with orphans overwhelmingly feeling abandoned, isolated and fearful, and plunged deeper into poverty.

'Worst winter yet’ as storms hit displaced families in Idlib

Monday, December 23, 2019

Fears are held for newborn babies and children living with their families in open fields and makeshift shelters in Idlib, north-west Syria, as the region braces for what could be the worst winter yet. After fleeing violence, hundreds of thousands of families in the area now face winter storms and subzero temperatures with little protection. Camps in the area are overflowing and there is an urgent shortage of winter supplies. Almost 1200 families have had their tents damaged or destroyed in winter storms and 20 displacement camps have been affected by flooding.

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.

Office Kris Kringle divides Australia

Sunday, December 15, 2019

World Vision has conducted its first annual Christmas survey; a wide-ranging poll across Australia about views and attitudes towards the festive season.

Medevac Repeal Disappointing - World Vision

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Australia took a backward and inhumane step when it comes to basic human rights with the repeal of the Medevac Bill, World Vision’s Head of Policy and Advocacy, Andrew White said today.