Search results

Results for "Humanitarian"

51 - 60 of 66 results

World Vision pleads for the safety of war zone children

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

World Vision International is increasingly alarmed at the plight of roughly 20,000 to 30,000 civilians trapped for days in the middle of the fierce battle for control of Qusair, in western Syria.

Mali conflict increases risks to children, civilians

Thursday, January 17, 2013

The children and civilians of Mali face severe humanitarian consequences if immediate steps are not taken to guarantee their security amid ongoing armed conflict and aerial bombardment.

World Vision urges more protection for women, children in Mali

Thursday, August 16, 2012

The land-locked country has been suffering though the same food crisis as vulnerable communities across much of West Africa, but the previously stable nation was also rocked by a coup in March and subsequent seizure of the north by armed opposition groups.

Aid agencies warn of cholera threat in desperate West Africa

Friday, July 27, 2012

Thousands of cholera cases have been confirmed in parts of West Africa already suffering a food crisis, droughts, locusts, and conflict.

Hope shines despite West Africa’s food crisis

Monday, July 16, 2012

The World Vision Australia CEO, Tim Costello, has just returned from Niger where he saw the impact of drought and food shortages, and witnessed the difference early intervention and international aid is making.

West Africa crisis a warning to leaders at Rio +20

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Crippling effects of drought and extreme weather conditions in West Africa should serve as a warning to the rest of the world, according to World Vision Australia senior economist David Lansley.

Exploitation of children reveals the dark side of Easter

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Insufficient action by Australia’s mainstream chocolate industry means young children continue to be needlessly exploited in the cocoa fields of West Africa.

Australian mum blogger travels to West Africa to witness escalating food crisis

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

A multi-national group of mum bloggers, including one Australian, have begun a four-day visit to Niger to bring attention to an escalating food crisis in the region.

Website focus on charities a timely contribution to a sacred trust

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The move to make Australia’s charities more accountable with the establishment of a ‘my-school’ type website is to be applauded. Charities such as World Vision, which is Australia’s largest overseas aid and development agency, are built upon a ‘sacred trust’ in which donors expect their hard earned dollars to make a very real difference in the lives of those in need.

World Vision head urges WA to leave philanthropic legacy

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

The head of the nation's largest aid and development agency last night challenged West Australia to ensure the resources boom left a legacy of philanthropy that would outlive the current surge in profits.