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Beating famine through land management

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello will hold high-level talks in Nairobi, Kenya this week as the food crisis in West Africa continues to intensify.

Logie Nominee Rebecca Gibney urges Australians to support West Africa Food Crisis Appeal

Thursday, April 5, 2012

World Vision Ambassador and Silver Logie Nominee Rebecca Gibney has today released a video statement urging Australians to support the response to an escalating food crisis in West Africa.

Australian mum blogger travels to West Africa to witness escalating food crisis

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

A multi-national group of mum bloggers, including one Australian, have begun a four-day visit to Niger to bring attention to an escalating food crisis in the region.

Immediate action on West Africa food crisis can save lives

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Last year the world waited and watched as thousands of people starved to death and millions went hungry as a result of a devastating food crisis that gripped East Africa. Some 13 million people in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya went hungry and even six months after a famine was officially declared by the United Nations in Somalia 250,000 still faced imminent death.

Niger communities pushed to the brink as food crisis intensifies

Monday, March 26, 2012

The food crisis in West Africa is pushing communities to the brink as families ration scarce resources of food and sell animals at plummeting prices.

West Africa Food Crisis Appeal

Monday, March 19, 2012

A food crisis in West Africa is rapidly escalating with around 15 million people in need of food assistance and some now surviving on wild leaves and animal feed.

World Vision responding to escalating crisis in Africa

Monday, February 13, 2012

World Vision has scaled up its emergency responses to both a food crisis threatening millions of lives in West Africa and a humanitarian emergency in South Sudan’s border states.

Last chance to double donation to East Africa crisis

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Australians have one week left to double their donations through the Federal Government’s dollar-for-dollar initiative for those suffering from the drought and famine in East Africa.

Aid agency welcomes government’s move to strengthen food security in Africa

Friday, October 28, 2011

Word Vision Australia welcomes the Federal Government’s move to establish a new research centre for food security and commends the government on taking a significant step towards tackling the global food crisis which has trapped one billion people in hunger.

Cheap vitamin supplements could save the lives of thousands of kids each year: report

Monday, October 10, 2011

A vitamin supplement that costs just $1.20 per child, could save the lives of more than 100,000 children under the age of five who die every day due to malnutrition, says a new World Vision report released today.