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World Vision Australia announces organisational changes

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

World Vision Australia has made the difficult decision to reduce employee numbers after a review of the organisation and how it operates

World Vision announces Australia-first with charitable-giving fintech Goodworld and Mastercard

Thursday, July 16, 2020

charitable giving fintech Goodworld, in partnership with Mastercard and World Vision Australia, today announced that its donation technology, “#donate,” will launch for the first time in Australia.

COVID-19 triggers a poverty and hunger crisis for vulnerable households in Asia-Pacific

Thursday, July 16, 2020

World Vision’s Aftershocks 3 ‘Out of Time report findings reinforce predictions of an emerging global poverty and food insecurity crisis

Child Labour, Hunger Soar As Family Incomes Plummet, Report Confirms

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Children are going hungry, being forced into work and even early marriage by the economic impact of COVID-19, a comprehensive global survey by World Vision has confirmed.

Plea To EndCOVID For All As Virus Grips Poverty-stricken Nations

Friday, July 3, 2020

this pandemic is humanity’s biggest test since World War Two. And it is now taking hold in the poorest nations.

Forcibly displaced people highest ever, children bear the greatest burden: World Vision

Friday, June 19, 2020

The number of displaced people globally has almost doubled in a decade, with the crisis having the biggest impact on children, according to World Vision. The UN Refugee Agency’s (UNHCR) Global Trends Report has confirmed the total number of forcibly displaced people stands at 79.5 million, of which around 30 to 34 million are children.

Call to Employ Indigenous Teachers to Teach Indigenous History In Every School

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

World Vision has told a federal parliamentary committee that every school in Australia should be funded to employ a First Nations cultural educator as part of its core teaching staff.

Prevention measures even more critical as first COVID-19 death reported in Rohingya refugee camps

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The first death of a Rohingya refugee, a 71 year-old male, from COVID-19 has been confirmed in the camps in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh. “This is tragic news, but sadly not unexpected,” says Rachel Wolff, World Vision Response Director in Cox’s Bazar. “COVID-19 has claimed hundreds of lives in Bangladesh and now it has struck in the camps.

COVID-19 aid rethink welcome, but must go beyond our immediate region - CEO

Saturday, May 30, 2020

World Vision today welcomed the Australian Government’s plan Partnerships for Recovery which outlines how Australia will support its regional neighbours through COVID-19 but renewed its call that this global crisis requires a global response.

COVID-19: A glimpse of what climate-induced system collapse could look like

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Here we were thinking pandemics were just material for movie scripts, when COVID-19 abruptly upended life as we knew it. Suddenly the decades-long, earnest focus of anxious epidemiologists was noticed, heard and believed by everyone - not just other scientists and Doomsday Preppers. The developed world’s restrictions on movements, sudden shutdown of industries and businesses, massive job losses and disruption of education took most of us by surprise.