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One year after peace deal, South Sudan in turmoil

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

One year after a peace deal* in South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation remains wracked by conflict, the number of people displaced from their homes has increased by hundreds of thousands, an additional one million people are suffering from hunger and malnutrition, and now disease threatens to add to the death toll.

World Vision condemns air strike on Aleppo hospital

Friday, April 29, 2016

World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello has condemned the bombing of an Aleppo hospital, describing it as a shattering blow to Syria’s fragile ceasefire.

New report reveals horrifying cost of war in Syria

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

EVEN if the war in Syria ended tomorrow, the economic cost would still be more than half a trillion dollars, according to a report by leading humanitarian agency World Vision and Europe’s largest independent economic consultancy, Frontier Economics. The report, “Cost of Conflict for Children – Five Years of the Syria Crisis”, puts the cost of Syria’s five-year war at US$275 billion. It says Syria has been subjected to a process of “reverse development” that will take at least a decade to undo.

World Vision condemns bombing of hospitals, schools

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

World Vision condemns in the strongest possible terms a renewed bombing campaign in Syria which has seen an alarming increase in attacks on hospitals and schools, including a World Vision-supported hospital specialising in maternal, newborn and children’s health.

New report sounds alarm for desperate children caught in conflict

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Urgent measures are needed to reverse a rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation and save the children of South Sudan from a desperate plight, a new report by World Vision warns.

World Vision suspends work in South Sudan

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

An escalation in conflict has resulted in the relocation of staff and suspension of World Vision programs in Unity State, South Sudan.

Australian Government must do more for Syria: World Vision says on eve of Kuwait conference

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Children facing their fifth year of war need to be the focus of a major conference for Syria this week, humanitarian agency World Vision said today. Ahead of today’s donor conference in Kuwait (March 31), the humanitarian relief, development and advocacy organisation has issued a desperate plea, publicly and privately, to governments who will be attending, including the Australian Government.

Australian Government must do more for Syrian children as risk of radicalisation increases: World Vision

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The Australian Government must urgently provide more funds to support Syrian families, as the threat of radicalisation continues to haunt children living in the war-torn nation and neighbouring countries, World Vision Australia said today in the lead-up to the fourth anniversary of the Syria conflict.

Further aid cuts unthinkable as Syria, Iraq conflict escalates

Thursday, October 2, 2014

World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello has expressed concern at reports the Australian Government is set to cut foreign aid to help pay for military operations in Iraq and boosted security within Australia.

World Vision calls on leaders at the UN General Assembly to act now for Syria’s children

Thursday, September 25, 2014

As news breaks about airstrikes in Syria by the US and five Arab nations, World Vision warns the immediate humanitarian needs in the region will continue to grow.