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Syria on brink of further disaster as COVID-19 cases explode: World Vision

Friday, July 31, 2020

Thousands are at huge risk as COVID -19 cases soar in Syria; a country already decimated by almost 10 years of war, aid agency World Vision has warned.

World Vision announces Australia-first with charitable-giving fintech Goodworld and Mastercard

Thursday, July 16, 2020

charitable giving fintech Goodworld, in partnership with Mastercard and World Vision Australia, today announced that its donation technology, “#donate,” will launch for the first time in Australia.

COVID-19 triggers a poverty and hunger crisis for vulnerable households in Asia-Pacific

Thursday, July 16, 2020

World Vision’s Aftershocks 3 ‘Out of Time report findings reinforce predictions of an emerging global poverty and food insecurity crisis

Child Labour, Hunger Soar As Family Incomes Plummet, Report Confirms

Friday, July 10, 2020

Children are going hungry, being forced into work and even early marriage by the economic impact of COVID-19, a comprehensive global survey by World Vision has confirmed.

Plea To EndCOVID For All As Virus Grips Poverty-stricken Nations

Friday, July 3, 2020

this pandemic is humanity’s biggest test since World War Two. And it is now taking hold in the poorest nations.

Syria crisis: Hunger spreading amid COVID-19 and economic collapse

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

World Vision Australia and international agencies call for Brussels Conference to address fall-out from the pandemic

Hugh Sheridan launches COVID-19 fundraiser for the world’s most vulnerable communities

Monday, June 29, 2020

Four-time Logie award winning actor, musician and television presenter, Hugh Sheridan, has launched today his own fundraiser for World Vision to help the world’s most vulnerable who are often forgotten amid the challenging times of COVID-19. Widely known for his role as Ben Rafter in the iconic Australian television series Packed to the Rafters, and Nick Gazecki in the television comedy drama House Husbands, Hugh said the inspiration behind the fundraiser came from a conversation he had with a South Sudanese woman he met at a Black Lives Matter rally in Sydney. “Her story struck a deep chord with me, as she told me that her community’s best medical defence against COVID-19 – a population of 24 million people – comprised of just four ventilators and 23 beds,” Hugh said.

Alarming increase in child marriage in Syria. Early marriage spikes due to COVID

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Child marriage has soared in Syria since conflict began 10 years ago, a new World Vision report has revealed.

Forcibly displaced people highest ever, children bear the greatest burden: World Vision

Friday, June 19, 2020

The number of displaced people globally has almost doubled in a decade, with the crisis having the biggest impact on children, according to World Vision. The UN Refugee Agency’s (UNHCR) Global Trends Report has confirmed the total number of forcibly displaced people stands at 79.5 million, of which around 30 to 34 million are children.

Call to Employ Indigenous Teachers to Teach Indigenous History In Every School

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

World Vision has told a federal parliamentary committee that every school in Australia should be funded to employ a First Nations cultural educator as part of its core teaching staff.