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Rising Storms: Climate Change Exacerbating Conflict And Hunger

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 10:32 am | World Vision

A World Vision report released today ahead of COP28 reveals those living on the frontlines of climate change believe it exacerbates conflict, hunger, and displacement. A survey of nearly 3,000 people in nine low- and middle-income countries1 , including ... More >>

Global Survey Reveals Public Believes Conflict Is The Main Cause Of Hunger

Friday, 20 October 2023, 5:57 am | World Vision

A new global survey for World Vision reveals that nearly half of people believe conflict is the driving force behind hunger. The Ipsos research comes as violence escalates in the occupied Palestinian territory and Israel; the war in Ukraine rolls ... More >>

World Vision and Mahi for Ukraine welcome residency pathway for Ukrainian refugees in NZ

Saturday, 26 August 2023, 12:43 pm | World Vision

World Vision and Mahi for Ukraine welcome today’s announcement that the Government will provide a pathway to residency for Ukrainians seeking safety in New Zealand following the Russian invasion. World Vision’s Head of Advocacy and Justice, Rebekah ... More >>

Two Years Since Regime Change And Afghanistan Children Face A Perilous Future

Tuesday, 15 August 2023, 6:15 am | World Vision

It’s been two years since the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan and World Vision warns that more than half the population is now reliant on humanitarian assistance. The international aid agency fears for the future of the country’s children, many ... More >>

The Hidden Cost Of Beauty

Monday, 31 July 2023, 9:55 am | World Vision

  A new report from World Vision today reveals the dark reality behind glossy beauty products, with many likely to contain ingredients gathered by children working in mines and farms in low-income countries.   The report, The High ... More >>

NZ Fails To Reach Refugee Quota For Fourth Year In A Row

Wednesday, 21 June 2023, 5:55 am | World Vision

  Aid agency World Vision is warning that hunger and violence levels for the world’s refugees are spiralling, but assistance from countries like New Zealand is failing to keep pace.   On World Refugee Day, the child-focused organisation’s ... More >>

Toll Of Conflict In Eastern Ukraine Leads To Increased Aggression, Anxiety, And Substance Abuse In Children

Thursday, 23 February 2023, 7:26 pm | World Vision

One year since the outbreak of war in Ukraine, anxiety, addiction and violence are on the rise among children, with new research revealing the devastating consequences of the conflict on young people. A survey of more than 450 children aged between ... More >>

World Vision Warns Of Spiralling Health Crisis And Spread Of Disease In Syria Following Earthquakes

Sunday, 12 February 2023, 2:36 pm | World Vision

World Vision is concerned about growing health needs in Syria where health facilities are overwhelmed by the wounded and operating at very limited capacity Very little humanitarian aid has reached Northwest Syria in the past 4 days, and medical supplies ... More >>

Global Survey Reveals Food Prices Are Putting Millions Of Children At Risk Of Death From Hunger

Friday, 14 October 2022, 5:42 am | World Vision

Global food prices have steadily increased as the world grapples with COVID-19, conflict, and climate change, and now a new report by World Vision highlights how spiralling food prices are contributing to a global hunger crisis, placing children ... More >>

Six Months Of War And Millions Of Ukrainian Children Are At Risk Of Missing School And Mental Health Issues

Wednesday, 24 August 2022, 5:42 am | World Vision

As Europe returns to school, 3.6 million Ukrainian children are at risk of missing class Six months into the conflict 1.5 million children are at risk of mental health issues Funding is needed to provide more support to children who can’t go to school ... More >>

One Year On From Regime Change And Afghanistan’s Children Face An Unimaginable A Crisis

Monday, 15 August 2022, 6:36 am | World Vision

On the one-year anniversary of regime change in Afghanistan, a new World Vision report highlights the grave risk the country’s children face from starvation, forced child marriage, and child labour. The report, Afghanistan: A Children’s Crisis ... More >>

World Vision Report Warns Of Looming Mental Health Crisis For 1.5million Ukrainian Children

Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 5:45 am | World Vision

From the report : Children’s mental health is the top concern for Ukrainian parents. Studies find nearly a quarter of people in conflict zones suffer mental disorders. Programmes to support healthy mental wellbeing must be urgently prioritised. A new ... More >>

New Zealand Urged To Meet Quota As New Report Finds Hunger, Violence, And Death Rates Increase For Refugees

Monday, 20 June 2022, 6:02 am | World Vision

World Vision is calling for New Zealand to work harder to meet its refugee quota in the wake of a new report which shows that life has deteriorated significantly in the past two years for refugees in 11 hard-hit countries. The new report, Hungry ... More >>

Survey Finds Government’s Ukraine Visa Policy Lacking With Fewer Than 160 Arrivals

Monday, 13 June 2022, 7:03 am | World Vision

World Vision and Mahi for Ukraine are calling for significant changes to the Government’s Ukraine visa policy after a survey revealed major barriers around application, with only 14% of eligible visas issued so far. In March, the Government introduced the ... More >>

World Vision Launches Global Response To Escalating Hunger Crisis As Millions Of Children Face Starvation

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, 5:28 am | World Vision

For only the second time in its history, aid organisation World Vision has launched a global humanitarian response as the conflict in Ukraine supercharges a worldwide hunger crisis in which 45 million people face starvation. The Global Hunger Response ... More >>

The Horror For Women And Children In Syria’s Forgotten ‘Widow Camps’

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 4:47 pm | World Vision

A new report by aid agency, World Vision investigates what life is like for tens of thousands of women and children in Syria’s so-called “widow camps” and reveals the horror of everyday life. The report, Syria’s Widow Camps: Hardest to Reach, ... More >>

Impact Of Crisis In Ukraine On Global Food Supplies Threatens To Plunge Millions Into Starvation

Monday, 11 April 2022, 5:17 am | World Vision

World Vision New Zealand warns that the crisis in Ukraine and the downstream impact on world wheat supplies threatens to plunge millions into an acute hunger crisis. Ukraine and Russia are responsible for nearly a third of the world’s wheat exports, ... More >>

World Vision Urges New Zealanders To Have Their Say On Modern Slavery Legislation As Public Consultation Commences

Friday, 8 April 2022, 5:24 pm | World Vision

World Vision welcomes the Government’s launch of public consultation on a proposed law to address modern slavery and is urging New Zealanders to show support for the much-needed legislation. World Vision welcomes the Government’s launch of public ... More >>

Give A Gift Of Smiles This Christmas

Thursday, 16 December 2021, 10:19 am | World Vision

With Christmas just around the corner, Kiwis on the hunt for a last-minute Christmas gift idea that will make a genuine difference don’t have to look any further! World Vision and Karen Walker are offering a limited-edition Christmas card created by ... More >>

World Vision Launches Inspirational Storybook

Monday, 8 November 2021, 2:35 pm | World Vision

From tonight [8 November], New Zealanders will get the chance to listen to their favourite Kiwis read them bedtime stories with the launch of ‘Stories from Girls who Dared to Dream’, a book that shares the real-life stories of brave and powerful ... More >>





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