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Wahana Visi Indonesia responds to earthquake and tsunami

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 1:13 pm | World Vision

Four days after a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit Indonesia, millions are growing desperate as they wait for aid. More >>

World Vision launches appeal for Indonesia Earthquake

Monday, 1 October 2018, 1:37 pm | World Vision

World Vision launches appeal for millions affected by Indonesia Earthquake, as it provides aid to survivors More >>

World Vision New Zealand Announces New CEO

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 1:54 pm | World Vision

World Vision New Zealand Announces New CEO Grant Bayldon has been announced as the new Chief Executive Officer of World Vision New Zealand. He replaces Chris Clarke, who finished at World Vision in July 2017 after seven years as CEO. Bayldon will ... More >>

Cyclone Donna: Flooding and evacuations as Port Vila is hit

Monday, 8 May 2017, 7:02 pm | World Vision

Strong winds and heavy rain is battering Vanuatu’s capital Port Vila, as Cyclone Donna intensifies, having been upgraded to a Category 5 cyclone today. World Vision reports that peri-urban communities have been flooded, resulting in evacuations. ... More >>

World Vision says refugee quota increase is a ‘small step’

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 4:11 pm | World Vision

World Vision says the Government’s move to increase New Zealand’s refugee quota is a small step in the right direction, but more must be done given the unprecedented numbers of refugees and displaced people in the world today. More >>

Nepal Earthquake: Babies born in open air

Monday, 27 April 2015, 2:45 pm | World Vision

World Vision Communications Officer in Nepal Matt Darvas has told of seeing babies born in the open as health centres struggle with the immense need and dangerous aftershocks. More >>

Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu

Saturday, 14 March 2015, 2:46 pm | World Vision

Late last night and into the early hours of this morning, Cyclone Pam made herself known in Vanuatu’s capital and beyond. With wind speeds of up to 270 kilometres per hour, Pam unleashed her fury on Port Vila. More >>

World Vision Vanuatu prepares for Tropical Cyclone Pam

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 12:19 pm | World Vision

World Vision Vanuatu continues to prepare communities in the projected path of Cyclone Pam. The weather system has been upgraded to a category four storm, as it moves in a south-easterly direction to waters between Vanuatu and Fiji. More >>

Gaza crisis risks long-term health problems for children

Friday, 1 August 2014, 12:24 pm | World Vision

As missiles rain down on Gaza, the war is exacting a huge psychological toll on children, which will plague the region for decades to come according to a World Vision mental health and psychosocial support specialist. More >>

Gaza: Five year old boy who stood for peace is killed

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 1:49 pm | World Vision

July 16, 2014 A five year old boy who a few weeks ago flew a kite with a message of peace on a beach in Gaza, has been killed by an Israeli air missile while playing inside his home, reports World Vision. “Saher, a 5-year-old boy who took part in ... More >>

12,000 affected by flooding in Solomon Islands’ capital

Saturday, 5 April 2014, 8:33 pm | World Vision

The Government of the Solomon Islands has declared a State of Emergency for Honiara City and parts of Guadalcanal after several consecutive days of unrelenting rain and flooding. More >>

World Vision announces 40th, 40 Hour Famine

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 3:33 pm | World Vision

More than 2.5 million Kiwis have participated in what is arguably New Zealand’s most successful and iconic fundraising drive, over the past four decades. Through their generosity, $72 million has been raised for World Vision’s emergency and ... More >>

World Vision SI To Present Anti-Gender Violence Project

Thursday, 7 March 2013, 3:16 pm | World Vision

World Vision Solomon Islands To Present Anti-Gender Violence Project At UN World Vision’s initiative for tackling violence against women in Solomon Islands will be showcased at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) meeting at the United ... More >>

Famine Over But More Hard Work Ahead

Friday, 10 February 2012, 3:49 pm | World Vision

While a decision by the United Nations to declare an end to the famine in parts of Somalia is good news, World Vision warns the humanitarian crisis is far from over. “All it means is that less than 30 per cent of the population is now suffering ... More >>

Major Landslide Claims 60 Lives In Papua New Guinea

Friday, 27 January 2012, 2:40 pm | World Vision

More than 60 villagers have been buried alive and many more remain unaccounted for following a major landslide in Papua New Guinea’s highlands early yesterday morning. The landslide, which was about a kilometre in length and 300 meters wide, has cut ... More >>

Solomon Islands:World Vision Sends Assessment Team

Wednesday, 6 January 2010, 1:21 pm | World Vision

Rapid assessment team members of World Vision accompanied by a national disaster team of the Solomon Islands government are currently on their way by helicopter to communities in the Weather Coast affected by the three undersea quakes and tsunami ... More >>

Best Western & World Vision Partner Up

Tuesday, 20 January 2009, 10:47 am | World Vision

Best Western Australasia and World Vision (Australia / New Zealand) form partnership to help children living in poverty More >>

Burma Eyewitness: From The Eye Of The Storm

Tuesday, 6 May 2008, 4:51 pm | World Vision

It was too late to turn around. Cyclone Nargis began lashing Yangon the same time our vehicle reached the outskirts of the city. The bus pulled over to the side of the road while passengers deliberated about whether or not we should move on. More >>

Fairtrade Fortnight launches Best Spermarket Award

Friday, 2 May 2008, 5:09 pm | World Vision

Fairtrade Fortnight 2008 (3rd – 18th May) is a two-week celebration highlighting to consumers and businesses how their everyday buying decisions can help to make a world of difference. This annual promotion kicks off with an opportunity for New ... More >>

Harsh Refugee Life Spurs Return Of Iraqi Refugees

Monday, 10 December 2007, 10:43 pm | World Vision

The recent return of considerable numbers of Iraqi refugees to their homeland has been hailed by some as evidence of an improvement in the security situation inside Iraq. Many Iraqi refugees face little alternative, however, than to return. More >>