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Northwestern Syria on verge of worst crisis since the start of the conflict

Thursday, May 16, 2019

An escalation of violence in Idlib, North West Syria, may lead to the worst humanitarian crisis in Syria’s 8-year conflict.

Syrian Children Fear Return to War Torn Homeland

Friday, March 15, 2019

War is the biggest fear for most children, global survey reveals

The Spirit of Christmas

Friday, December 22, 2017

An unprecedented number of children are vulnerable this Christmas, with the world facing four enormous, ongoing and mostly ignored crises causing record numbers of people to be displaced, World Vision Australia chief advocate, Reverend Tim Costello said today.

Costello Slams Pyne’s Weapons Export Plan

Monday, July 17, 2017

World Vision Australia chief advocate Tim Costello has slammed plans by federal minister Christopher Pyne to turn Australia into a major weapons manufacturer and exporter.

Even Poor Countries Are More Generous To Refugees Than Rich Australia

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Once upon a time there was a poor landlocked country and a rich island nation. When strangers seeking help came by foot to the poor country, they were welcomed in a rich spirit of generosity and given food and water and land. But when strangers seeking help came by boat to the rich country, they were banished to tiny islands offshore, proving that at heart, the country was not really rich at all.

What Turnbull Needs To Remember When He Meets Donald Trump

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Travelling in Africa recently with an envoy of German chancellor Angela Merkel, I was struck by the differences that have emerged in the international response to suffering – to the plight of millions of Syrians who have fled six devastating years of war, and now as famine rears its terrible head in the Horn of Africa and Yemen.

Australia Can Do More On Syria: Tim Costello

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

On the anniversary of six years of horrific war in Syria, World Vision Australia chief advocate Tim Costello has urged Australia to continue to agitate for peace and to take more Syrian refugees.

Syria After Six Years of War a Patchwork of Misery

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

As Syria marks six years of civil war, delegations from Russia, Iran and Turkey have arrived in Astana, Kazakhstan, for a third round of peace talks. Syrian rebel groups have stayed away, blaming Russia's unwillingness to end air strikes against civilians in rebel-held areas and its failure to put pressure on the Syrian army to abide by a widely violated ceasefire.

Australian Children Fear What Syrian Children See

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A new international survey from World Vision reveals the startling contrast between the fears of children engulfed in the Syrian crisis with those in Australia and safer countries – but also shows heartening evidence that children’s dreams for the future remain intact across the board.