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South Sudan escapes official famine, but even without a name hunger still kills

South Sudan escapes official famine, but even without a name hunger still kills

By Thursday 25, Sep, 2014

South Sudan's food insecurity hasn't worsened to the point of famine, but situation is still very dire.

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With flying colours

Thursday 25, Sep, 2014

Diagnosed with cancer, teenage pupil Rabbani suddenly had a lot more to worry about than how to pass his upcoming exam. But with World Vision’s help and an undying determination to succeed, he sat the test with his classmates before nervously awaiting his result

'I want to be a sponsor one day'

Tuesday 23, Sep, 2014

Mary is nine years old, and a sponsored child in Armenia. Her mum came to the country as a refugee when she was nine herself, and their family has struggled to make ends meet. Since becoming a sponsored child, Mary's family has received amazing support from World Vision and her sponsor, and Mary's goal is now to sponsor other children like herself one day.

The pursuit of an ideal

Thursday 18, Sep, 2014

This Sunday is International Day of Peace, a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. Senior Conflict Adviser Sarah Pickwick reflects that we still have some way to go before ideals become a reality for children around the world.

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South Sudan escapes official famine, but even without a name hunger still kills

Thursday 25, Sep, 2014

South Sudan's food insecurity hasn't worsened to the point of famine, but situation is still very dire.

Report: Stop at Nothing: Post-2015 Goals for Children

Tuesday 23, Sep, 2014

The biggest lesson of the Millennium Development Goals was that ending global poverty depends on reaching the most vulnerable children.

Time for a Rethink on Conflict and Peace, says World Vision

Thursday 18, Sep, 2014

Today is the International Day of Peace. Now more than ever leaders need to focus on a global strategy for peace

Iraq Crisis: World Vision Supports Aid Delivery to Displaced Individuals

Monday 15, Sep, 2014

World Vision has begun distribution of aid supplies facilitated by the Women’s Empowerment Organisation.

Update: World Vision's Regional Syria Crisis Response

Wednesday 03, Sep, 2014

The conflict in Syria has now been going on for more than three years. Here's an update on our effort in the region thus far.

Children “May Never Recover” from Syrian Conflict

Friday 29, Aug, 2014

World Vision is urging world leaders not to forget the ongoing suffering of children caused by the Syrian conflict, as refugee numbers surpassed three million today.

More Cash Needed as Famine Looms in South Sudan

Thursday 28, Aug, 2014

One hundred days after an international donor conference was held to raise money to bring aid to South Sudan, the country urgently requires still more cash as it hovers on the brink of famine.

World Vision Welcomes the Announcement of the Gaza Ceasefire

Thursday 28, Aug, 2014

World Vision calls for ceasefire to hold to address the urgent needs of children and to provide urgent aid delivery.

World Vision Statement on End of Ceasefire

Wednesday 20, Aug, 2014

World Vision is deeply concerned that the resumption of conflict in Gaza and Israel will cause even greater suffering for children.

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With flying colours

Thursday 25, Sep, 2014

Diagnosed with cancer, teenage pupil Rabbani suddenly had a lot more to worry about than how to pass his upcoming exam. But with World Vision’s help and an undying determination to succeed, he sat the test with his classmates before nervously awaiting his result

'I want to be a sponsor one day'

Tuesday 23, Sep, 2014

Mary is nine years old, and a sponsored child in Armenia. Her mum came to the country as a refugee when she was nine herself, and their family has struggled to make ends meet. Since becoming a sponsored child, Mary's family has received amazing support from World Vision and her sponsor, and Mary's goal is now to sponsor other children like herself one day.

The pursuit of an ideal

Thursday 18, Sep, 2014

This Sunday is International Day of Peace, a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. Senior Conflict Adviser Sarah Pickwick reflects that we still have some way to go before ideals become a reality for children around the world.

Easing the burden for host communities

Tuesday 16, Sep, 2014

The conflict in Syria is now in its fourth year, and has already claimed more than 190,000 lives—at least 10,000 confirmed to be children. It has forced approximately nine million people to flee their homes and almost three million to take refuge in neighbouring countries.

Ripples, and the beat of a butterfly's wings

Thursday 11, Sep, 2014

Gavin Crowden, World Vision’s head of Policy and Public Affairs answers the question ‘What’s the point of Party Conferences anyway?’

Planning for our children’s future

Tuesday 09, Sep, 2014

Geeta Bandi-Philips, World Vision UK's External Relations Manager reflects on the Post 2015 policy debates, and how World Vision can help shape the conversation to achieve the best future possible for the world's children.

One Girl's Trauma

Thursday 04, Sep, 2014

Almost two months after the start of the latest Israeli-Palestinian conflict, World Vision talks to Rima, one of the hundreds of thousands of children in Gaza who are now in need of trauma counselling to help them deal with the loss and destruction that they have experienced.

Back to School in India

Tuesday 02, Sep, 2014

As children across the UK return to school this week, we reflect on the stories of sponsored children living in countries where something we take for granted is far from certain. World Vision believes that primary education is both a basic right of every child, and the surest way to help a poor community lift itself out of poverty. But in the world’s poorest areas, education is often overlooked.

The Privilege Of Sharing The Start Of An Adventure

Thursday 28, Aug, 2014

While visiting Zambia with some of our wonderful Ambassadors, our HR Coordinator, Gill, also took some time out to meet the farmers who will be taking advantage of the orange maize seeds you've given their community to help them Grow Hope.

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