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One year after peace deal, South Sudan in turmoil

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

One year after a peace deal* in South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation remains wracked by conflict, the number of people displaced from their homes has increased by hundreds of thousands, an additional one million people are suffering from hunger and malnutrition, and now disease threatens to add to the death toll.

Kenya urged to reconsider closure of refugee camps

Thursday, May 12, 2016

World Vision has joined with a dozen aid agencies working with refugees in Kenya to urge Kenya’s Government to reconsider its threat to close refugee camps.

World Vision appalled by air attack on refugees

Friday, May 6, 2016

World Vision Australia is appalled by the latest shocking air attack in Syria, with reports that at least 28 people have been killed in a strike on a refugee camp in rebel-held northern Syria.

Refugee detention unworthy of Australia: Tim Costello

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello has called on the Australian Government to immediately find a just and humane solution to the issue of refugees being held in indefinite detention on Nauru and Manus Island.

Leading aid agencies: Australia must increase overall refugee intake

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

As the global refugee crisis continues to deepen, three leading aid agencies have joined forces to call on the Australian Government to extend its compassion for Syrian refugees to others, to ensure good intentions for one region don’t prolong suffering in other areas.

Stop detention of children: World Vision

Thursday, February 12, 2015

World Vision Australia chief executive, Tim Costello said Australia needs to find ‘a better way’ for dealing with children in families seeking asylum in Australia.

Governments must step up in new phase of Syrian response

Friday, December 19, 2014

As the conflict in Syria closes out its fourth year, World Vision calls on the Australian Government and donors around the world to commit their fair share to a new UN appeal aiming to assist 18 million people affected by the crisis.

A year since Typhoon Haiyan: More than a million people assisted, a remarkable journey of resilience

Friday, November 7, 2014

November 8, 2014 marks one year since the world’s strongest typhoon slammed the Philippines with unimaginable force. Over the past 12 months, World Vision has assisted one million affected individuals, exceeding its planned reach of 750,000.

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.