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Children vulnerable in post cyclone chaos

Monday, March 25, 2019

With more than one million children affected by the cyclone and its aftermath, World Vision’s round the clock efforts to meet basic survival needs are compounded by fears for children, World Vision CEO Claire Rogers said today.

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.

Building Resilience through Innovation, Learning and Inclusion at APAC Forum

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Building communities’ resilience through innovation, leaning and inclusion will be key to the approach of Australia’s international development sector going forward, according to World Vision’s new CEO Claire Rogers.

Worst Middle East storm in decades threatens Syrian refugees

Friday, January 9, 2015

The worst winter storm in decades has swept through the Middle East, bringing floods, high winds and heavy snowfall threatening the lives of vulnerable Syrian refugees and host communities

Inadequate emission target spells disaster for world’s poor

Monday, December 15, 2008

World Vision has condemned the Federal Government’s emission reduction target range of five to 15 per cent of 2000 levels by 2020 as woefully inadequate and a disaster for the world, especially the poor.

Climate poverty is destroying decades of community development

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Tens of billions of dollars must be spent on protecting millions of people living on coastlines in the Asia-Pacific, as climate change-induced disasters are wreaking havoc and eradicating decades of development, World Vision has warned.