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South Sudan Refugee Crisis Hits One Million, Including 600,000 Children

Thursday, August 17, 2017

One million refugees from South Sudan - including 600,000 children - have now fled their conflict-ridden country into Uganda, in a dreadful new milestone announced by the United Nations overnight.

Why the Manus Asylum Seekers Should be Brought to Australia

Friday, July 21, 2017

After four grim years it’s time to resettle asylum seekers stranded on Manus and Nauru here in Australia. The situation is sliding into chaos at the Manus Detention Centre, as water and power is cut off building by building, leaving people without access to phones or toilets.

Even Poor Countries Are More Generous To Refugees Than Rich Australia

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Once upon a time there was a poor landlocked country and a rich island nation. When strangers seeking help came by foot to the poor country, they were welcomed in a rich spirit of generosity and given food and water and land. But when strangers seeking help came by boat to the rich country, they were banished to tiny islands offshore, proving that at heart, the country was not really rich at all.

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.

War in the Garden of Eden

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

While the battle for West Mosul rages from house to house, tens of thousands of people displaced by the fighting are filling camps around the city. Most arrive with just the clothes on their backs. Some are barefoot. Many have suffered years of unimaginable misery. Yet they are the lucky ones. They have survived.

World Vision CEO and Chief Advocate call on Australians to drive out the darkness from Syria

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

World Vision’s CEO, Claire Rogers, and Chief Advocate Tim Costello are making an urgent appeal for Australians to help ‘drive out the darkness’ in Syria as the agency launches a massive relief operation for the tens of thousands currently fleeing Aleppo.

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.

New York refugee commitment disappointing: World Vision

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Australia’s commitment to maintain its humanitarian intake at 18,750 was a disappointing response to the world refugee crisis – and still short of the 20,000 refugee intake before the election of Tony Abbott’s Coalition Government, World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello said.