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UN Security Council resolves to open gate for aid to Syria

Sunday, February 23, 2014

The United Nations Security Council’s unanimous resolution demanding rapid and unhindered access for urgently needed humanitarian aid to Syria will allow millions of Syrians in desperate need to receive assistance if implemented immediately, World Vision said today.

Syrian children’s safety, futures relying on Geneva II peace agreement

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

World Vision has joined the call for all parties to the Syria conflict to negotiate a peace agreement at Geneva II to end the bloodshed, protect children and allow humanitarian aid to be provided to those desperately in need in the war-torn country.

Australia’s $10 million falls short of Syria needs

Thursday, January 16, 2014

The Government’s latest pledge of $10 million in humanitarian aid for the Syrian crisis falls short of Australia’s capacity to help meet the immense needs facing the region, World Vision said today.

Donors in Kuwait must commit $1 billion for Syria’s children

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

World Vision is calling for international donors to pledge USD 1 billion to meet the needs of children affected by the Syria crisis as more than 60 donor countries meet in Kuwait City today.

Blankets, winter supplies distributed as Syrians battle cold

Sunday, December 15, 2013

World Vision has launched an urgent distribution of blankets, tarps, rubber boots, socks and winter hats as millions of displaced Syrians battle heavy snow, torrential rain and heavy winds with the onset of winter.

Peace talks critical for the future of Syria’s children

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

World Vision Chief Executive Tim Costello has welcomed the January 22 Syria peace talks, saying it is the best chance of bringing an end to the abuse and suffering of Syria’s children.

All we should be saying, is give peace a chance

Monday, September 2, 2013

Today Australia steps into one of the most significant roles on the global stage. We do so at a time of grave international turmoil. As president of the United Nations Security Council, Australia is now responsible for leading the discussion on the Syrian conflict as support for a US-led military intervention grows. The gravity of this situation cannot be underestimated and our government's task is not to be envied.

Humanitarian access to conflict zones imperative – World Vision

Monday, August 19, 2013

More aid workers have died in the line of duty so far this year than were killed in all of 2012, says international charity World Vision, renewing calls to ensure safe access to countries like Syria.

Australia's humanity is the casualty of repugnant asylum politics

Friday, August 16, 2013

The Australian philosopher Peter Singer asks students to consider whether a person wearing new shoes and a suit has a responsibility to wade into a nearby pond, thus ruining their clothes, if they see a child in that pond having difficulty swimming.

More funds to Syria welcomed but the suffering continues

Thursday, July 25, 2013

World Vision Australia has welcomed the Australian Government’s move to provide an additional $21.5 million in funding to people affected by the escalating war in Syria.