Search results

Results for "Famine"

31 - 39 of 39 results

G20 urged to tackle the risk of another global food security crisis

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Aid agency World Vision has urged G20 countries meeting in Seoul to take urgent action to avoid a repeat of the global food crisis of 2008, which thrust an additional 100 million people worldwide below the poverty line.

As cholera outbreak spreads, World Vision deploys teams to distribute emergency health supplies, focus on preventative measures

Monday, October 25, 2010

As the cholera outbreak continues to spread in the Artibonite region of Haiti, World Vision is increasing its response in affected areas, pre-positioning much-needed health supplies and preparing residents in displacement camps in Port-au-Prince with critical health and hygiene messages.

World Food Day highlights the need for investment in the world’s food security

Friday, October 15, 2010

The United Nations World Food Day will be recognised globally this Saturday 16 October and is an important day to remind world leaders that heavy investment in the planet’s food security is urgently needed, World Vision Australia said today.

More needed from Australian Government in fight against killer diseases

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Aid agency World Vision has welcomed the renewed Australian Government financial commitment to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, but expressed its disappointment at the size of the increase.

Pakistan floods – freeze debts to allow more money for health

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

International aid agencies Oxfam, Fred Hollows Foundation, and World Vision have joined with delegates at a United Nations’ health conference in Melbourne, Australia to call for the international community to freeze Pakistan’s debt and do more to help the country cope with the devastating effects of widespread flooding

World Vision sends more Aussie staff to reinforce Pakistan floods response

Thursday, August 19, 2010

World Vision Australia has deployed two more specialists to reinforce its Pakistan flood response.

Aid agencies join forces to appeal for action on global hunger

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Five of Australia’s largest International Humanitarian Organisations have joined forces on International Human Rights Day to appeal for government and public action on the most basic of human needs – food.

Thousands giving up for 40 hours

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

This month more than 250,000 young people will be doing something real about poverty as they take part in the World Vision 40 Hour Famine.

Global food price increase forces major humanitarian organisation to cut 1.5 million beneficiaries from its food aid programme

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

One the world’s largest humanitarian organisations has announced it can no longer provide food to 1.5 million of the 7.5 million poor it fed last year.