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New-style refugee camp opens doors

Monday, April 28, 2014

A vast new refugee camp designed in response to the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis will open its doors in Jordan today to the first of up to 130,000 inhabitants.

The lessons still to be learnt from Rwanda

Monday, April 7, 2014

The killing was on a terribly efficient scale, much of it accomplished not with bullets but machetes. It was 100 days of frenzied violence and merciless killing that left more than 800,000 Rwandans dead, the world struggling to comprehend, and the international community disastrously slow to act.

It’s our duty to help the lost people of Syria

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Imagine half the suburbs of Australia deserted; comfortable middle-class houses abandoned or burnt out; neighbours, their pets and cars nowhere to be seen. Think what life would be like if we were no longer able to enjoy our own prosperity, to work, to shop or send our children to school.

Syrian children tell of horrors of three year conflict

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Three years of bloody conflict, violence and mass displacement have taken a dramatic toll on Syria’s children a new report by World Vision has found.

UN Security Council resolves to open gate for aid to Syria

Sunday, February 23, 2014

The United Nations Security Council’s unanimous resolution demanding rapid and unhindered access for urgently needed humanitarian aid to Syria will allow millions of Syrians in desperate need to receive assistance if implemented immediately, World Vision said today.

Syrian children’s safety, futures relying on Geneva II peace agreement

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

World Vision has joined the call for all parties to the Syria conflict to negotiate a peace agreement at Geneva II to end the bloodshed, protect children and allow humanitarian aid to be provided to those desperately in need in the war-torn country.

Australia’s $10 million falls short of Syria needs

Thursday, January 16, 2014

The Government’s latest pledge of $10 million in humanitarian aid for the Syrian crisis falls short of Australia’s capacity to help meet the immense needs facing the region, World Vision said today.

Donors in Kuwait must commit $1 billion for Syria’s children

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

World Vision is calling for international donors to pledge USD 1 billion to meet the needs of children affected by the Syria crisis as more than 60 donor countries meet in Kuwait City today.

Blankets, winter supplies distributed as Syrians battle cold

Sunday, December 15, 2013

World Vision has launched an urgent distribution of blankets, tarps, rubber boots, socks and winter hats as millions of displaced Syrians battle heavy snow, torrential rain and heavy winds with the onset of winter.