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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 scales up response in Myanmar

Friday, August 14, 2015

As World Vision celebrates the 40th anniversary of the 40 Hour Famine, the humanitarian agency is scaling up its response to flooding in Myanmar amid fears of looming food shortages.

Death toll rises, millions affected by monsoon floods

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

World Vision is responding to devastating floods in India and Myanmar that have left a trail of destruction, with scores of people killed, an estimated 8 million people affected and tens of thousands of children in need of urgent support.

Hi-5 to entertain Myanmar’s children with World Vision

Thursday, February 26, 2015

World Vision ambassador and children’s entertainment group Hi-5 will next week travel to Myanmar to visit World Vision Australia projects and bring some much welcomed singing and dancing to young Myanmar children.

Human trafficking: when awareness is not enough

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The hope of making enough money to send back to their families can outweigh known risks of exploitation when children consider migrating to richer countries for work, a groundbreaking new study has found.

Myanmar deserves all our support

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

I recently returned from Myanmar. The last time I was in the impoverished country it was in the wake of Cyclone Nargis in 2008. What I saw then was utter devastation, what I experienced was extreme frustration.

Australia aiding Myanmar breakthrough

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The engagement of the Australian government, corporates and aid agencies is playing a key role in the development in Myanmar as the country reaches a critical point in its history.

One year after Cyclone Nargis, upcoming farming season critical for recovery

Friday, May 1, 2009

World Vision reaches nearly 340,000 survivors in Myanmar with aid and assistance, but says much still needs to be accomplished

Climate poverty is destroying decades of community development

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Tens of billions of dollars must be spent on protecting millions of people living on coastlines in the Asia-Pacific, as climate change-induced disasters are wreaking havoc and eradicating decades of development, World Vision has warned.

Five World Vision workers get into Myanmar

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Five World Vision aid workers, two from Australia, arrived in Myanmar overnight to help scale up emergency work and support victims of the cyclone that tore the nation apart on 2 May.