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Monsoon Landslides Wreak Havoc for Cox's Bazar Refugees

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The catastrophe World Vision and other aid agencies have long warned about is unfolding in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, as heavy rains lash the world’s largest, most densely populated refugee camp.

Urgent Need for Leadership on the Rohingya Crisis

Thursday, February 8, 2018

If there is no change, there is no way to avoid this living hell. The crisis is complex and solutions need to be multi-layered but international governments can act. They can find ways to support Bangladesh, find solutions to this crisis so that the suffering and deaths of more Rohingyans can be averted.

The Spirit of Christmas

Friday, December 22, 2017

An unprecedented number of children are vulnerable this Christmas, with the world facing four enormous, ongoing and mostly ignored crises causing record numbers of people to be displaced, World Vision Australia chief advocate, Reverend Tim Costello said today.

World Vision Cautiously Welcomes Rohingya Pact

Friday, November 24, 2017

World Vision cautiously welcomes an initial agreement for the possible repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Rakhine State.

It Takes A World To End Violence Against Children

Monday, November 20, 2017

On Universal Children’s Day, World Vision Australia chief executive Claire Rogers has called on Australians to take action to prevent violence against children, including horrific levels of violence witnessed and suffered by children in Myanmar.

I've Visited Many Terrible Refugee Camps but Cox's Bazar Felt Like the Gates of Hell

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

In a wretched makeshift refugee camp at Cox's Bazar, near the border of Bangladesh and Myanmar, I am sitting on the ground, sweltering under a 'shelter' of black plastic talking with three small orphans, aged eight, six and four -- whose lives have been suddenly and violently reshaped. They are among more than a million people now clinging to life in drenching heat.

Turnbull Government Must Not Abandon Manus Refugees

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Australian Government has a moral responsibility to bring those being detained on Manus Island to Australia immediately, World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello said today.

Help Us Close The Gates of Hell - Tim Costello

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Refugee conditions in Bangladesh are like looking at “the gates of hell” World Vision Chief Advocate Tim Costello said this morning.

World Vision Ready to Respond to Refugee Crisis in Bangladesh

Monday, September 18, 2017

COX’S BAZAR, 17 SEPTEMBER 2017 - World Vision is conducting an urgent needs assessment among refugees on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, where almost 400,000 people have fled since fighting erupted in Myanmar in late August. The UN has estimated that half the refugees who have fled into Bangladesh are children.

World Vision Ready to Respond to Rakhine State Violence

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

BANGKOK (6 SEPTEMBER 2017) - Nearly two weeks since attacks and counter-attacks unfolded in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State, home to most the country’s Muslim minority population, aid groups remain blocked from the conflict zone due to on-going insecurity.