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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.

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.

Amid refugee strife, kindness shines through

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Last week I sat in a tent in Lebanon with a Syrian refugee couple who had escaped with their five children. Tameer and Delal fled with only the clothes they were wearing after three of their neighbours - including a cousin - were killed outside their Damascus home by an aerial bombing campaign. Once they reached the Lebanese border, the family walked for more than a day before finding help through World Vision in the Bekaa Valley.

World Refugee Day dawns over new camp for fleeing Syrians

Thursday, June 20, 2013

World Vision is moving enough dirt to fill the Sydney Opera House concert hall three times as it spends World Refugee Day helping to build the biggest refugee camp in Jordan's desert.

New plans give hope to Syrian children

Friday, June 7, 2013

Two new plans to address humanitarian needs arising from the ongoing violence in Syria will be launched in Geneva, Switzerland, today.

World Vision pleads for the safety of war zone children

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

World Vision International is increasingly alarmed at the plight of roughly 20,000 to 30,000 civilians trapped for days in the middle of the fierce battle for control of Qusair, in western Syria.

Syrian peace talks must address needs of those fleeing violence

Friday, May 24, 2013

World Vision calls on the organisers of a proposed Syrian peace summit to swiftly set a date and map out a clear agenda to advance a political resolution.

Syrian fighting enters third year, refugee numbers soar

Thursday, March 14, 2013

As the world marks two years since violence started in Syria, more than 1.1 million people have fled the fighting for neighbouring countries.

World Vision welcomes Syria aid, but refugee numbers still soar

Thursday, January 31, 2013

World Vision Australia welcomes the Government’s announcement of humanitarian aid funding for people affected by the fighting in Syria, but warns the number of refugees seeking shelter continues to grow.

Mali conflict increases risks to children, civilians

Thursday, January 17, 2013

The children and civilians of Mali face severe humanitarian consequences if immediate steps are not taken to guarantee their security amid ongoing armed conflict and aerial bombardment.