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India’s COVID-19 Crisis Requires “mammoth Global Effort”

Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 1:39 pm | World Vision International

World Vision is at the epicentre of India’s COVID-19 crisis and stands ready to ramp up its response to the emergency as it mourns the loss of staff to the virus in recent days. The organisation is working in some of India’s worst-hit areas ... More >>

World Vision India Responds As COVID-19 Second Wave Worsens

Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 1:51 pm | World Vision International

World Vision India is responding to requests from the Indian government for medical equipment and PPE, as well as for help raising awareness about COVID-19 and vaccinations. A second wave of COVID-19 is causing chaos across India, with both public and private ... More >>

Seven Million People At Risk Of Starvation Across East Africa

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 2:36 pm | World Vision International

More than seven million people across six countries in East Africa are on the brink of starvation. If the international community does not act now, thousands could face long-term health consequences or die, warns World Vision. Andrew Morley, World Vision ... More >>

Children severely traumatised in Marawi - Armyworm invasion

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 3:40 pm | World Vision International

Children severely traumatised in Marawi conflict. Armyworm invasion destroys 70% of crops in drought-stricken Kenya. MARAWI CLASHES, PHILIPPINES: World Vision supports traumatised children, warning thousands are shell-shocked As fighting enters its ... More >>

South Sudan: Ceasefire could mean access to children

Monday, 27 January 2014, 1:57 pm | World Vision International

Juba, SOUTH SUDAN (January 18, 2014) – The ceasefire announced today in Addis Ababa between South Sudan’s government and opposition could mean that aid agencies can finally access areas where children and families have been suffering due to the conflict. ... More >>

$2.4 billion pledged at the Kuwait conference

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 4:29 pm | World Vision International

KUWAIT (January 15, 2014) — In a significant step toward meeting the overwhelming humanitarian need in Syria and neighboring countries, donors pledged an estimated $2.4 billion at the Kuwait conference . The United Nations is requesting a total ... More >>

Congo: Children still live in fear says report

Thursday, 16 January 2014, 1:57 pm | World Vision International

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (January 15, 2013) — Children in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) experience disturbing levels of violence and fear, a new report by aid agency World Vision finds. More >>

Calls for South Sudan leaders to put children first

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 11:04 am | World Vision International

JUBA, South Sudan (January 13, 2014) — World Vision , one of the largest aid agencies working in South Sudan, is calling on all parties to listen to the cries of the afflicted children and seek a negotiated solution to the nearly month-long conflict in the ... More >>

Harlem Globetrotters begin 88th season

Friday, 20 December 2013, 8:40 am | World Vision International

One of the world’s largest humanitarian organizations is partnering with an iconic American institution to improve the lives of children around the world. More >>

Three million Syrian children forced to quit school

Monday, 16 December 2013, 1:07 pm | World Vision International

Joint release: Decline in education for Syrian children 'worst and fastest in region’s history' More >>

Syrian refugee families vulnerable to winter storm

Thursday, 12 December 2013, 11:39 am | World Vision International

Bekaa Valley, LEBANON (December 11, 2013) — As the largest winter storm in years threatens Lebanon, World Vision is stepping up its preparations throughout the region to keep Syrian refugees safe from below-freezing temperatures and snow. More than ... More >>

One month since Typhoon Haiyan

Monday, 9 December 2013, 11:32 am | World Vision International

WASHINGTON, DC (December 6, 2013) — As the world marks one month since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, a new report from World Vision calls for stronger disaster planning for cities to avoid widespread future devastation. The report, entitled ... More >>

Make one mum’s day, change another mum’s life

Wednesday, 9 May 2012, 11:26 am | World Vision International

This Mother’s Day, 13 May, around 960 women will die around the world from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth, but you can do something about this. More >>

New Study On American Teens

Thursday, 17 February 2011, 10:36 am | World Vision International

SEATTLE, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new *30 Hour Famine* study, conducted online in January by Harris Interactive among more than 500 youth ages 13 to 17 years old, only two percent of American teens say they'd be willing ... More >>

Zimbabwe suspension of aid work threatens children

Tuesday, 17 June 2008, 9:19 am | World Vision International

World Vision International has warned that progress from relief and development activities among the country's most vulnerable children will be undone unless a Government order suspending aid work there is revoked. More >>

World Vision one of the first on the scene in Peru

Friday, 17 August 2007, 4:16 pm | World Vision International

World Vision emergency relief distributions have begun in Peru following yesterday's devastating earthquake. A team flew into Ica, one of the worst-hit areas of Peru, this morning (New Zealand time) and delivered aid supplies to many of the now homeless ... More >>

Refugee work halted by violence

Monday, 28 May 2007, 5:18 pm | World Vision International

Ongoing violence between Islamist militants and the Lebanese army has caused trouble for World Vision's work with Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. The violent clashes between Lebanese security forces and Fatah-al-Islam militants based in the Nahr el-Bared ... More >>

World Vision staff told to stay away in Gaza

Thursday, 17 May 2007, 11:40 am | World Vision International

Just months after the formation of the national unity government, new clashes in the Gaza Strip have erupted, leaving more than 37 people killed and scores injured. More >>

World Vision to help in Solomons after tsunami

Tuesday, 3 April 2007, 9:32 am | World Vision International

Aid agency World Vision reports 25 people dead in Gizo, in Western Province Solomon Islands after a 3 metre tsunami hit the town this morning. Many are injured but the numbers are not yet known, although it is believed between 50,000 and 60,000 have ... More >>

Relying on taxis, cars to distribute aid

Friday, 4 August 2006, 12:15 am | World Vision International

With the Israel-Lebanon conflict now entering its fourth week, World Vision Lebanon continues its distributions of essential relief items to thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) within the country. More >>