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Australia retreats from global challenges in hour of need

Thursday, December 11, 2014

There are some things we as a nation want to stop from happening. The continued spread of Ebola, which is delivering a dividend of misery across West Africa, and may eventually reach our shores, is one of them. The suffering of millions of people in Syria and neighbouring countries is another.

Desperate times for Syrian refugees as food aid suspended

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The funding of critical relief operations for millions of Syrian refugees is in jeopardy after the UN World Food Programme announced a forced suspension of food vouchers due to a funding crisis.

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.

Australia behind Syrian aid resolution at Security Council

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Millions of Syrians could finally receive life-saving aid after a ground-breaking unanimous vote in the UN Security Council, World Vision said today.

World Refugee Day highlights the shocking outlook for Syria’s children

Thursday, June 19, 2014

On World Refugee Day, World Vision Australia is urging Australians to remember the fact that more than half of the 2.8 million Syrian refugees fleeing conflict are children. The United Nations estimates that this number will reach a staggering 3 million refugees in just a few months.

New-style refugee camp opens doors

Monday, April 28, 2014

A vast new refugee camp designed in response to the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis will open its doors in Jordan today to the first of up to 130,000 inhabitants.

It’s our duty to help the lost people of Syria

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Imagine half the suburbs of Australia deserted; comfortable middle-class houses abandoned or burnt out; neighbours, their pets and cars nowhere to be seen. Think what life would be like if we were no longer able to enjoy our own prosperity, to work, to shop or send our children to school.

Syrian children tell of horrors of three year conflict

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Three years of bloody conflict, violence and mass displacement have taken a dramatic toll on Syria’s children a new report by World Vision has found.