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COVID-19 pandemic forces half of Afghan families to send their children to work; half unable to access food

Monday, November 23, 2020

Research by the humanitarian organisation also showed 48 per cent of Afghan families surveyed had lost their source of income during the pandemic, with more than 50 per cent being unable to access food.

WVA welcomes COVID-19 vaccine announcement, calls on global leaders to commit to most vulnerable in roll-out

Monday, November 16, 2020

World Vision welcomes the announcement that an effective vaccine may soon be available, but calls on global leaders to ensure equitable roll-out to the world’s most vulnerable.

World Vision condemns attacks killing four children and two aid workers in Syria

Thursday, November 5, 2020

A series of heavy artillery attacks in Syria have resulted in the deaths of four children. Four adults – including two staff from a local World Vision partner humanitarian agency – were also killed in different locations across Idleb.

The universal downer: When COVID shuts down footy

Monday, October 19, 2020

Australia should make mental health relief a greater priority in our global response to the coronavirus pandemic.

WFP's Nobel Peace Prize highlights mammoth task of battling hunger amid COVID crisis

Saturday, October 10, 2020

The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the World Food Programme’s (WFP) is a greatly deserved acknowledgement of the organisation’s work to combat hunger and foster peace in the world’s most vulnerable communities.

These are the four countries about to by plunged into famine by COVID-19

Friday, October 9, 2020

News broke last week that four countries are officially on the brink of famine: Yemen, Congo, South Sudan, and Nigeria.

Why Australia must do more to ease the suffering of millions of children worldwide

Monday, October 5, 2020

Australia must boost its response to the devastation of the COVID pandemic that is ravaging the lives of millions of children worldwide

Refugee camp blaze exposes new risks, as COVID-19 outbreaks flare in camps worldwide

Thursday, September 10, 2020

The fire and evacuation of 13,000 children and families from a Greek refugee camp after an outbreak of COVID-19 is a warning sign of emerging tensions as refugee camps worldwide battle outbreaks of the virus.

Australians call for boost to overseas COVID-19 funding to avoid deadly second waves

Friday, September 4, 2020

overwhelming numbers of Australians want the government to invest more in the global battle against COVID-19,

World Vision International launches humanitarian podcast

Friday, August 21, 2020

International aid agency World Vision has launched Rising to Respond, a four part podcast series on the humanitarian struggle against the devastating implications of COVID-19.