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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.

The lessons still to be learnt from Rwanda

Monday, April 7, 2014

The killing was on a terribly efficient scale, much of it accomplished not with bullets but machetes. It was 100 days of frenzied violence and merciless killing that left more than 800,000 Rwandans dead, the world struggling to comprehend, and the international community disastrously slow to act.

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.

Broken ceasefire threatens aid workers, civilians – World Vision

Thursday, February 20, 2014

The broken ceasefire in South Sudan threatens the safety of civilians and aid workers in Malakal, World Vision said today.

South Sudan ceasefire, opportunity to assist most vulnerable: World Vision

Friday, January 24, 2014

The ceasefire announced between South Sudan’s government and opposition forces is a significant breakthrough in bringing an end to the violence and an important step in ensuring safe access for humanitarian workers to deliver aid.

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.

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.

Peace offensive needed to end conflict in Syria, says World Vision

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

As the threat of military intervention looms, aid agency World Vision says all actors need to push forward with a peace offensive for 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.