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Gaza ceasefire must be lasting Children rely on peace to end violence and bloodshed

Saturday, May 22, 2021

World Vision has welcomed a ceasefire to the violence that has pushed Gaza to breaking point, but warns it must be sustainable to ensure safe and healthy futures for children living in the region.

World Vision urges global leaders to back UN's humanitarian response plan for coronavirus

Thursday, March 26, 2020

World Vision welcomes the UN’s COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response plan, launched today. The UN is calling for US $2 billion (AUS $3.3 billion) for a global response and has highlighted the devastating impact a coronavirus outbreak could have in countries already struggling with humanitarian crises.​ World Vision is urging global leaders to back the UN’s plan and support aid groups that have field workers on the ground in vulnerable areas. The organisation’s experts warn the outbreak could cripple children’s education, and result in increased hunger, poverty and violence.

Office Kris Kringle divides Australia

Monday, December 16, 2019

World Vision has conducted its first annual Christmas survey; a wide-ranging poll across Australia about views and attitudes towards the festive season.

International Day Of The Girl: Achievements And Renewed Commitments

Friday, October 11, 2019

At World Vision Australia, we are committed to protecting and empowering the worlds most vulnerable poeple. Of the 70.8 million forcibly displaced people worldwide, approximately 80 percent are women and children.

15 aid agencies warn of humanitarian crisis in North-East Syria

Friday, October 11, 2019

Civilians at risk as violence escalates and humanitarian work is suspended

Idlib crisis: Pregnant women and babies at risk as they flee deadly violence

Monday, July 1, 2019

High numbers of pregnant women, vulnerable infants and young children are fleeing the bombardment of Idlib in north-western Syria, World Vision warns today.

World Vision responds to Cyclone Idai

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

World Vision is responding to an escalating humanitarian crisis after Cyclone Idai left a trail of destruction and homelessness in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, World Vision Australia’s CEO, Claire Rogers said today.

As last kids leave Nauru, World Vision calls on MPs to back new law for sick refugees detained offshore

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Australia’s leading humanitarian agency, World Vision today welcomed the news that the last kids are coming off Nauru, by calling on Australia’s political leaders to back a new law that guarantees medical transfers for sick refugees trapped in island detention.

Children at risk in post-tsunami chaos

Friday, October 5, 2018

Children caught up in the devastation from the earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi, Indonesia, are at risk of serious trauma and vulnerable to exploitation, World Vision Australia chief advocate Tim Costello warned from the disaster zone.

Syria’s children at risk of never fully recovering, new study finds

Thursday, March 15, 2018

• New report reveals the extent of daily hardships Syrian children face • Funding and focus must go beyond just helping children to survive, says aid agency • World Vision travelled to Syria with Kabul-based war photographer Andrew Quilty to mark the anniversary