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Young people have say on climate change and disaster risks

Friday, February 21, 2020

Australia’s young people will have their say on climate change, disasters and resilience in the most comprehensive survey to target the next generation on the important issues. On the back of a horrific fire season, World Vision and the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience are leading a coalition of key child-focused organisations in the largest-ever national consultation of children and youth about disasters.

First Nations’ history must not be silenced if we are to close the gap

Thursday, February 20, 2020

A coalition of organisations has today launched a new campaign to #LearnOurTruth and together build stronger communities grounded in a clearer understanding of our shared past.

World Vision joins leading aid agencies in call for urgent action in Syria crisis

Friday, February 7, 2020

Hundreds of thousands in northwest Syria caught in humanitarian catastrophe, aid agencies warn

Lessons from Australia's bushfires crisis from the Sahara Desert: Tony Rinaudo

Friday, January 24, 2020

Tony Rinaudo draws parallels between his regeneration work in Africa and the Australian bushfires crisis

“Lucky country” no more: Australians deliver surprising verdict on Australia Day eve

Friday, January 24, 2020

Coming only days before Australia Day and in the wake of catastrophic bushfires, the survey polled more than 1050 Australians on whether they thought Australia would be the “lucky country” for their grandchildren, with 33 per cent saying ‘no’, and a further 42 per cent saying they were no longer sure.

Australia’s leading aid agencies issue plea for urgent action to address rapidly escalating global climate crisis ​

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Four of Australia’s leading international aid agencies have joined forces to issue an urgent plea to the Federal Government to act swiftly to address the climate crisis, as fires continue to rage across Australia and millions globally face floods, crippling food shortages and other climate-related events.

The World's Generous Bushfire Response Highlights Our Foreign Aid Hypocrisy

Monday, January 20, 2020

Foreign aid is often not the saviour people expect. Instead, it is confronting, a last resort and often received sadly. The reasons countries are given aid -- the traumas, the catastrophes, the crises and the chronic issues -- are often so damaging to individual and collective pride, worth and utility.

World Vision Philippines launches appeal for families affected by Taal Volcano eruption

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

To support the immediate needs of the people affected by Taal Volcano’s unrest, child-focused World Vision has started distributing dust mask in evacuation centers in Batangas.

Three reasons to feel hopeful about the world's future – Claire Rogers

Monday, December 30, 2019

Here are three pieces of hopeful news you wouldn’t have seen in your feed.

What we've learned since the 2004 tsunami, and why we can't afford to be complacent

Friday, December 27, 2019

Many people consider the 2004 tsunami a ‘once in a lifetime disaster’ but it’s possible that another disaster on that scale could strike again. I shudder at the thought.