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Typhoon Rammasun sparks mass evacuations in Philippines

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Tens of thousands have fled to safety as Typhoon Rammasun made landfall in Philippines' Bicol region, World Vision said today.

Australia behind Syrian aid resolution at Security Council

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Millions of Syrians could finally receive life-saving aid after a ground-breaking unanimous vote in the UN Security Council, World Vision said today.

Violence in Gaza and Israel must end for the sake of children: World Vision

Friday, July 11, 2014

World Vision condemns the escalating violence towards Israelis and Palestinians which has resulted in deaths and injuries of children on both sides of the conflict.

Independence celebration marred by grave crisis in South Sudan: Costello

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

More than a quarter of a million children in South Sudan are now at risk of malnutrition as the country marks the third anniversary of independence, World Vision Australia’s chief executive said today.

World Refugee Day highlights the shocking outlook for Syria’s children

Thursday, June 19, 2014

On World Refugee Day, World Vision Australia is urging Australians to remember the fact that more than half of the 2.8 million Syrian refugees fleeing conflict are children. The United Nations estimates that this number will reach a staggering 3 million refugees in just a few months.

World Vision welcomes funding for South Sudan

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

World Vision welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement to provide a further $2.6 million for the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan which is having a devastating impact on the country’s children.

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.

World Vision assessing damage after volcano erupts in Indonesia

Monday, April 14, 2014

International humanitarian agency World Vision is assessing damage and humanitarian need after the eruption of Mt Kelud in Indonesia today.

World Vision water relief as disease spreads in flood-affected Honiara

Friday, April 11, 2014

World Vision water experts are racing against the clock to get clean water to evacuation centres across Honiara as children and their families suffer from diarrhoea due to lack of clean water and adequate toilets.

Reconciliation key to Rwanda’s recovery: Costello

Monday, April 7, 2014

Twenty years after a devastating genocide left more than 800,000 of their countrymen dead, Rwandans have a new lesson for the world, the chief executive of World Vision Australia, Tim Costello said today.