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Decade of Syria war costs 1.55 trillion: World Vision report

Friday, March 5, 2021

The economic cost of 10 years of war in Syria after is estimated to be more than $AU1.55 trillion, according to a report by World Vision and Frontier Economics

World faces worst hunger crisis in decades; 19 million on the brink of famine, World Vision report finds

Saturday, February 13, 2021

The world is facing a famine so devastating it could tip 10 million children into starvation – many of whom are already enduring a “living hell” in refugee camps, World Vision Australia has warned. More than 19 million people worldwide are at risk of famine from a deadly mix of COVID-19, conflict and natural disasters, a new report by the international organisation has found. The grim prediction equates to a 50 per cent rise in people at risk of starvation, compared with 2019, and constitutes the worst hunger crisis in decades, according to World Vision’s Double Hardship report.

Six months after Beirut blast, more than half a million children at risk of child marriage, forced labour and mental health issues

Thursday, February 4, 2021

More than 540,000 children in Lebanon are at risk of being forced into early marriage and child labour, as they and their families do it tougher than ever six months on from the mammoth blast that rocked the capital Beirut.

Battle to end violence against children in Australia’s neighbourhood critically underfunded

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

The battle to end violence against children is critically underfunded in Australia’s region, despite one billion children globally experiencing violence, costing economies up to $AU9.15 trillion a year

Why faith leaders are crucial to global COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

Friday, January 8, 2021

Faith leaders and community health workers must play a massive role in the global roll-out of a COVID-19 vaccine, a World Vision survey has revealed.

World Vision prepares to support COVID-19 Vaccine roll out

Monday, December 21, 2020

World Vision is gearing up its global pandemic response to ensure communities are put at the heart of an effective worldwide roll out of COVID-19 vaccines.

Hospitals swamped with malnutrition, disease in Ethiopian conflict zone as World Vision launches appeal

Friday, December 18, 2020

Hospitals are so overwhelmed with severe malnutrition and disease in Ethiopia’s conflict-affected Tigray region they are running out of medical supplies, World Vision has warned, as it launches a humanitarian response to the crisis. The aid agency has launched an international appeal for $AU13.2 million in funds to meet the desperate need after conflict in the region left hundreds of thousands of children displaced.

World Vision commits $660 million to fight global malnutrition

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

World Vision has committed $661 million to fight malnutrition and told global nutrition leaders that eliminating malnutrition – especially for women and girls – is a top priority for the organisation

World Vision Australia announces M&C Saatchi as its new creative partner

Monday, December 14, 2020

World Vision Australia has appointed M&C Saatchi as its new creative agency to partner with its in-house team to help the organisation in its mission to transform the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.

World Vision appoints experienced humanitarian leader as new CEO

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Daniel Wordsworth is returning to Australia to become the next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Australia’s largest international NGO (non-governmental organisation), World Vision Australia.