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Shot At, Starving and Alone, 9000 Children Flee South Sudan

Thursday, May 18, 2017

International humanitarian agency World Vision is alarmed at the staggering number of unaccompanied children crossing the border into Uganda from war-torn South Sudan. World Vision has documented more than 9000 cases of unaccompanied children entering Uganda over the past 10 months. Unless conflict ceases, the agency warns, Uganda will be soon be home to more than 10,000 unaccompanied refugee children.

Australian Children Fear What Syrian Children See

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A new international survey from World Vision reveals the startling contrast between the fears of children engulfed in the Syrian crisis with those in Australia and safer countries – but also shows heartening evidence that children’s dreams for the future remain intact across the board.

World Vision scales up work as western Mosul offensive begins

Monday, February 20, 2017

World Vision is poised to support the children and families who are expected to flee western Mosul, as a military offensive to re-take the second half of the city gains pace.

South Sudan a Forgotten War: Tim Costello

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Following days of heavy artillery landing on both sides of the Nile, World Vision South Sudan and partners have been forced to relocate staff and suspend lifesaving humanitarian operations in Wau Shilluk, in the upper Nile region located of South Sudan. The situation remains tense.

Turnbull Government must seal the deal on asylum seekers

Thursday, February 2, 2017

World Vision Australia chief advocate Tim Costello has urged the Australian Government to seal the deal on asylum-seekers on Manus Island and Nauru with new US President Donald Trump – and also reveal its plans for asylum seekers not accepted by the US.

World Vision calls for help for refugees facing Winter freeze

Monday, January 23, 2017

European leaders must work together to protect children fleeing war-torn countries who are among refugees caught in freezing conditions across Europe and the Middle East.

Struggle for children fleeing Aleppo just beginning.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

A ‘crisis within a crisis’ is unfolding in the countryside outside Aleppo as the thousands fleeing the city now face increasingly dire conditions, World Vision warned today.

Heartbreak and Chaos in Aleppo

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The on-again off-again evacuation of civilians in Aleppo is heartbreaking, when innocent lives can and must be saved, according to World Vision Australia Chief Advocate Tim Costello.

Aleppo's Despair Shows the International Community is Failing Syria

Monday, December 12, 2016

The ancient city of Aleppo is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. But the name Aleppo now evokes apocalyptic scenes of destruction and despair, a city reduced to rubble, a child wiping blood from his face. Aleppo has become a byword for human misery.

Looking The Other Way Is No Longer An Option

Monday, September 19, 2016

"You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know." -- William Wilberforce, to the English parliament, 1789. Wilberforce was speaking of slavery in his dogged pursuit of abolition, but more than two centuries later, we are no strangers to looking the other way when it suits us, as it often does.