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World Vision launches Ebola Appeal, scales up response

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

World Vision Australia is calling on Australians to join in the urgent fight to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, with the launch of a special Ebola Outbreak Appeal.

World Vision boosts Ebola response

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

World Vision will train hundreds of healthcare workers in an effort to stem the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone following the announcement of a $2.5 million boost in Australian Government funding for the outbreak in West Africa.

Further aid cuts unthinkable as Syria, Iraq conflict escalates

Thursday, October 2, 2014

World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello has expressed concern at reports the Australian Government is set to cut foreign aid to help pay for military operations in Iraq and boosted security within Australia.

World Vision calls on leaders at the UN General Assembly to act now for Syria’s children

Thursday, September 25, 2014

As news breaks about airstrikes in Syria by the US and five Arab nations, World Vision warns the immediate humanitarian needs in the region will continue to grow.

Indefinite ceasefire opens gateway for humanitarian aid

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

World Vision Australia welcomes the indefinite ceasefire between both parties in the Israel and Gaza conflict especially the opening of crossings to allow desperately needed humanitarian aid to enter Gaza.

Childhood is the forgotten casualty of relentless war

Friday, August 1, 2014

On Thursday July 10 I was watching our local news in Gaza and heard there had been a missile attack which resulted in several deaths in the El Halabi family. Seven of my family members had been killed. In that moment the day’s news instantly shocked me to the core.

Relief aimed at worst affected in Gaza following ceasefire

Friday, August 1, 2014

World Vision will rapidly scale up the delivery of lifesaving assistance in Gaza following the overnight declaration of a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire.

Government funding welcomed as situation in Gaza remains critical

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Federal Government’s pledge of $5 million in urgent humanitarian assistance to Gaza has been welcomed today by World Vision Australia as the ongoing conflict in Israel, Gaza the West Bank has forced more than 200,000 people from their homes to UN schools and shelters.

Children still bearing the brunt of continuing bloodshed

Friday, July 25, 2014

Children are being killed at an average rate of ten a day as the bloody conflict between Israel and Gaza continues, while countless others are being injured or witnessing the horrors of the fighting, World Vision Australia’s chief executive Tim Costello said today.

World Vision urges ceasefire as strike kills child in aid project

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Violence in Israel and Gaza has claimed the life of at least one child from World Vision’s programs in the region, the humanitarian organisation said today, as it renewed calls for a ceasefire between both parties.