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World Vision welcomes recommendations to rebuild aid budget

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Australia’s largest humanitarian organisation World Vision has welcomed a bold recommendation to legislate an aid budget target in the first report of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Inquiry into Australia’s aid program.

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.

World Vision ready to respond as typhoon heads to Philippines

Sunday, December 25, 2016

As thousands evacuate ahead of Typhoon Nock-ten in the Philippines, World Vision is on standby to respond to potential devastation across the country including the capital, Manila.

New report sounds alarm for desperate children caught in conflict

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Urgent measures are needed to reverse a rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation and save the children of South Sudan from a desperate plight, a new report by World Vision warns.

Nepal gripped by another earthquake – World Vision concerned for children and communities already struggling in quake aftermath

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

World Vision is working to locate staff and assess potential impacts to already displaced children and communities following a powerful 7.4 magnitude earthquake which struck near Namche Bazar.

World Vision rallies Australians and businesses for Nepal Earthquake

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Some of Australia’s leading businesses have rallied to World Vision’s call to support its urgent relief efforts in Nepal following the devastation of the recent earthquake.

Australian aid agencies welcome $4m Federal grant for Nepal

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Australia’s international aid agencies have welcomed the Federal Government’s swift commitment of $4 million in emergency relief funds for their operations in Nepal following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake which hit on 25 April, 2015.

Nepal reels from new earthquakes

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

World Vision Australian chief executive Tim Costello said he was devastated that Nepal had been hit by powerful 7.4 and 6.3 magnitude earthquakes just two weeks after more than 8000 people were killed on April 25.

Dire humanitarian crisis engulfs epicentre survivors in Nepal

Thursday, April 30, 2015

A dire humanitarian emergency is threatening to engulf the worst affected communities at the epicentre of Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal, World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello warned today.

World Vision fears sharp rise in Nepal death toll

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Fears of an escalating death toll in Nepal are growing as access to some of the worst affected areas nearest the epicentre of Saturday’s earthquake remain inaccessible to relief workers, World Vision said today.