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China May Have Spurred Australia's Aid Spending, But it Will Pay Off

Monday, June 18, 2018

The Government's agreement to fund the undersea cable between Australia and the Solomon Islands demonstrates that the importance and effectiveness of development assistance generally is now dawning on more minds in Canberra.

It takes a world to eliminate violence against children: World Vision CEO on White Balloon Day

Friday, September 8, 2017

A worldwide commitment is needed to eliminate all forms of violence against children, including sexual abuse, World Vision CEO Claire Rogers said today.

Let’s Not Forget Our Sisters in the Asia-Pacific on White Ribbon Day

Thursday, November 24, 2016

World Vision’s new CEO, Claire Rogers, has called on Australians to remember their sisters in the Asia-Pacific region when campaigning for the elimination of violence against women.

World Vision water relief as disease spreads in flood-affected Honiara

Friday, April 11, 2014

World Vision water experts are racing against the clock to get clean water to evacuation centres across Honiara as children and their families suffer from diarrhoea due to lack of clean water and adequate toilets.

World Vision responding to Solomon Islands severe flooding

Friday, April 4, 2014

World Vision’s team in Solomon Islands is working with the government disaster response unit and have emergency relief items ready to distribute to people in the flood-affected capital, Honiara, as the country is on standby for a potential cyclone.

Recovery continues for Solomon Islands tsunami one year on

Thursday, February 6, 2014

A year after a tsunami swept through one of the most remote areas of Solomon Islands recovery work is continuing World Vision said today.

World Vision aid on way to 3500 affected by earthquake

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Eight people are confirmed dead, up to 700 houses damaged or destroyed and as many as 3500 people affected by the magnitude-8 earthquake and tsunami that struck Solomon Islands yesterday.

World Vision staff responding to massive Solomon Islands earthquake

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

International humanitarian agency World Vision is ready to respond to the magnitude-8 earthquake that rocked Solomon Islands today, and is preparing a relief response for survivors in affected areas.

Casualties confirmed and at least 100 homes destroyed in hardest-hit parts of Solomon Islands

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Two towns in the Solomon Islands province of Temotu have been almost entirely wiped out by a one metre sea surge following today's 8.0 earthquake, according to international humanitarian organization World Vision.

‘Burns Creek No. 1, Duke of Cambridge, No. 1’

Monday, September 17, 2012

World Vision today hosted the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who learned about the organisation’s work in Burns Creek, a troubled community on the outskirts of Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands.