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Australian Children Fear What Syrian Children See

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A new international survey from World Vision reveals the startling contrast between the fears of children engulfed in the Syrian crisis with those in Australia and safer countries – but also shows heartening evidence that children’s dreams for the future remain intact across the board.

Facebook, Google join World Vision to combat Syrian refugee education crisis

Friday, March 3, 2017

Tech giants Facebook and Google have joined forces with World Vision, the largest global humanitarian agency, to thrash out digital solutions to the education crisis facing more than 6 million displaced Syrian children.

World Vision calls for help for refugees facing Winter freeze

Monday, January 23, 2017

European leaders must work together to protect children fleeing war-torn countries who are among refugees caught in freezing conditions across Europe and the Middle East.

Struggle for children fleeing Aleppo just beginning.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

A ‘crisis within a crisis’ is unfolding in the countryside outside Aleppo as the thousands fleeing the city now face increasingly dire conditions, World Vision warned today.

Aleppo inaction shames us all: Tim Costello

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

World Vision Australia is appalled by reports of mass executions and ongoing violence against civilians, including tens of thousands of children, in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

Aleppo's Despair Shows the International Community is Failing Syria

Monday, December 12, 2016

The ancient city of Aleppo is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. But the name Aleppo now evokes apocalyptic scenes of destruction and despair, a city reduced to rubble, a child wiping blood from his face. Aleppo has become a byword for human misery.

Attack on Syria aid convoy “utterly devastating”: World Vision

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

World Vision has expressed shock at an airstrike which hit an aid convoy in Syria, reportedly leaving 12 dead. The UN says 18 trucks were hit on their way to deliver aid to 78,000 people.

Suffer the little Syrian children: One year after the death of Alan Kurdi

Thursday, September 1, 2016

One year ago, September 2, 2015, the image of three-year-old Alan Kurdi’s lifeless body lying face down on a Turkish beach flashed around the world. It smashed our hearts and, for a while, it seemed the world cared just a little more about the millions of refugees, half of them children, who have fled the war in Syria.

World Vision appalled by air attack on refugees

Friday, May 6, 2016

World Vision Australia is appalled by the latest shocking air attack in Syria, with reports that at least 28 people have been killed in a strike on a refugee camp in rebel-held northern Syria.

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.