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World Vision scales up response in Myanmar

Friday, August 14, 2015

As World Vision celebrates the 40th anniversary of the 40 Hour Famine, the humanitarian agency is scaling up its response to flooding in Myanmar amid fears of looming food shortages.

South Sudan’s children tell us: “We want to learn – even during war”

Thursday, August 6, 2015

LEADING humanitarian agencies have called for a greater commitment to education in war-torn South Sudan, in a report finding that since the outbreak of violence about 400,000 school-aged children have dropped out of school and 70 per cent of the schools in the conflict-affected states have closed.

Death toll rises, millions affected by monsoon floods

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

World Vision is responding to devastating floods in India and Myanmar that have left a trail of destruction, with scores of people killed, an estimated 8 million people affected and tens of thousands of children in need of urgent support.

Nepal earthquake survivors at risk of cholera outbreak, warns World Vision

Monday, July 20, 2015

Cholera rates in earthquake-affected Nepal are likely to spike sharply, putting children’s lives at risk, if urgent measures aren’t taken to reverse the escalating risk, aid agency World Vision said today.

World Vision ready to assist in wake of Cyclone Lusi

Friday, March 14, 2014

International humanitarian agency World Vision is on standby ready to assist after Cyclone Lusi has left six people dead.

Syrian children tell of horrors of three year conflict

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Three years of bloody conflict, violence and mass displacement have taken a dramatic toll on Syria’s children a new report by World Vision has found.

UN Security Council resolves to open gate for aid to Syria

Sunday, February 23, 2014

The United Nations Security Council’s unanimous resolution demanding rapid and unhindered access for urgently needed humanitarian aid to Syria will allow millions of Syrians in desperate need to receive assistance if implemented immediately, World Vision said today.

South Sudan ceasefire, opportunity to assist most vulnerable: World Vision

Friday, January 24, 2014

The ceasefire announced between South Sudan’s government and opposition forces is a significant breakthrough in bringing an end to the violence and an important step in ensuring safe access for humanitarian workers to deliver aid.

Syrian children’s safety, futures relying on Geneva II peace agreement

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

World Vision has joined the call for all parties to the Syria conflict to negotiate a peace agreement at Geneva II to end the bloodshed, protect children and allow humanitarian aid to be provided to those desperately in need in the war-torn country.

Donors in Kuwait must commit $1 billion for Syria’s children

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

World Vision is calling for international donors to pledge USD 1 billion to meet the needs of children affected by the Syria crisis as more than 60 donor countries meet in Kuwait City today.