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Pandemic declaration demands the world unite to focus on those who are invisible and most at risk from COVID-19

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Coronavirus could prove devastating in countries with under-equipped hospitals and shortage of health professionals. Children could be pushed into deeper vulnerability. Death rates in the world’s poorest countries may be higher than the 3.4% reported so far.

World Leaders Urged to Wake Up to Ebola Crisis

Thursday, July 18, 2019

World Vision Australia CEO, Claire Rogers, has today called on the Australian government to step up and take action in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) following the declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Ebola prevention efforts scaled up as case in Goma sparks fears of greater spread

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The fight against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has intensified, after health authorities confirmed the first Ebola case in the major city of Goma. World Vision scaled up its response in anticipation of the spread of the deadly virus, with more than 9000 people reached so far. The DRC Ministry of Health confirmed this week a pastor who had been working in Butembo, one of the hardest-hit towns during the outbreak, had tested positive for Ebola. The pastor had travelled to Goma on a bus and was taken to an Ebola Treatment Centre on Sunday. He has reportedly died.

Children at risk after Cyclone Idai devastation

Friday, March 22, 2019

World Vision CEO Claire Rogers is flying to Mozambique amid growing concerns for children left orphaned, abandoned and vulnerable in the catastrophic devastation following Cyclone Idai.

No Quick Fix for Australia's Kids Stuck Between Two Worlds

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Sending members of so-called African ‘gangs' back to South Sudanese violence and tribalism for a stint is more likely harden them and produce more radicalised, difficult Australians if they return.

Nearly 700 Child Soldiers Freed in South Sudan

Thursday, February 8, 2018

The first of 700 child soldiers caught up in the conflict in South Sudan have been released today in a major breakthrough for World Vision’s reunification and reintegration work in the troubled African state.

The Spirit of Christmas

Friday, December 22, 2017

An unprecedented number of children are vulnerable this Christmas, with the world facing four enormous, ongoing and mostly ignored crises causing record numbers of people to be displaced, World Vision Australia chief advocate, Reverend Tim Costello said today.

Hugh Jackman, Deborra-lee Furness and World Vision share a dream in New York

Friday, June 5, 2015

World Vision Australia in partnership with ambassadors Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness is currently launching documentary film Dukale’s Dream at a red carpet event in New York.