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Aid effort to avert South Sudan famine in jeopardy

By Tuesday 08, Jul, 2014

Today marks the 3-year anniversary of South Sudan's independence. The country is on the brink of famine. Urgent funding is neede…

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Thursday 10, Jul, 2014

The situation is South Sudan is worsening. While the country marks the 3rd anniversary of its independence, nearly half the population is in need of urgent assistance. This is not the Independence Day anyone hoped for.

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Aid effort to avert South Sudan famine in jeopardy

Tuesday 08, Jul, 2014

Today marks the 3-year anniversary of South Sudan's independence. The country is on the brink of famine. Urgent funding is needed.

Charity says UK can learn from success stories in Africa, following today’s launch of Parliamentary FGM report

Thursday 03, Jul, 2014

World Vision UK welcomes today's parliamentary report “Female genital mutilation: the case for a national action plan”.

Failure of South Sudan Peace Talks Raises Risk of Famine

Friday 27, Jun, 2014

With more than 1.3 million people displaced and half of them are children, the situation in South Sudan is getting worse every day. The postponement of the peace talk means higher risk of famine, higher risk of children being used as child soldiers, and higher price tag to deal with this disaster.

World Refugee Day: "Millions Need Assistance"

Thursday 19, Jun, 2014

Today is world refugee day - a day where we are reminded of the cruel reality and hardship refugees face on a daily basis. Fleeing from violence with often nothing but clothes on the backs, families share their sense of powerlessness.

World Vision delegate at Sexual Violence Summit: "Enough talking - time to act"

Friday 13, Jun, 2014

Now that the voices of victims’ of war-time rape have been heard loud and clear during the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence, the world has a duty to act.

Survivor of wartime sexual violence to address major summit in London

Friday 06, Jun, 2014

A former Ugandan schoolgirl abducted from her classroom and subjected to years of sexual violence by the Lords’ Resistance Army is to urge world governments to step up their efforts to stamp out rape as a weapon of war.

Urgent help needed for South Sudan to avert catastrophe

Monday 19, May, 2014

The dire conditions of hungry children in South Sudan will get unimaginably worse unless urgent measures are taken to reverse a rapidly deteriorating situation, a new report warns today. Governments meet in Oslo tomorrow to discuss pledging funds to avert a humanitarian catastrophe.

World Vision Cup unites youth against violence

Monday 12, May, 2014

World Vision will be hosting its own World Cup that will bring nearly 200 youth from 13 countries together to play football, ahead of the world-renowned FIFA World Cup.

6 Months On: Building-back-better with communities

Thursday 08, May, 2014

Cebu City, Philippines – World Vision is helping rebuild 14,000 houses six months after super typhoon Haiyan wrought havoc and devastation to an estimated 16 million Filipinos in Central Visayas in the Philippines. As response work transitioned from emergency to recovery, assistance has reached out to over 713,000 people at 533 villages in 48 municipalities.

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South Sudan: Not the Independence Day Celebration Anyone Hoped For

Thursday 10, Jul, 2014

The situation is South Sudan is worsening. While the country marks the 3rd anniversary of its independence, nearly half the population is in need of urgent assistance. This is not the Independence Day anyone hoped for.

Senseless Acts of Beauty

Tuesday 08, Jul, 2014

Award-winning designer John Warland takes us behind the scene at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show and shares his insights!

Charlotte's Journey with Grow it, Cook it, Share it

Wednesday 02, Jul, 2014

Get started with your Grow it, Cook it and Share it journey with our Fundraising Specialist Charlotte!

Ride to the Rock: Ian’s Odyssey

Thursday 26, Jun, 2014

Earlier this month, Ian rode 2,117 miles in 8 days with 8 fellow bikers from the UK to Gibraltar and back again to raise money for World Vision. Read his diaries from the trip and learn why he put u pwith the heat, the pain and the gorgeous views...

Hope Grows For Survivors of Sexual Violence

Tuesday 24, Jun, 2014

Following the summit on sexual violence in London a couple of weeks ago our own Sarah Pickwick shares her own experience of meeting victims and her dreams that the work World Vision does to support them may, one day, be entirely unnecessary.

Life Begins Again At Asraq For Syrian Refugees

Thursday 19, Jun, 2014

Tomorrow is World Refugee Day and here we share a blog from one of our Canadian colleagues currently seconded to our Jordanian office, who shares the hope that Syrian refugees still cling to even as they settle into their new surroundings at the newly-opened Azraq refugee camp.

Youth Delegates: "Sexual Violence Should Not Be A Taboo Issue"

Tuesday 17, Jun, 2014

World Vision Youth Delegates Babra, Espe and Suad share their stories to help end sexual violence in conflict.

Ten Million Trees: World Vision at BBC Gardeners' World Live

Wednesday 11, Jun, 2014

The second in a trilogy of blog posts from award-winning garden designer John Warland about the second in a trilogy of gardens depicting the recovery in Ethiopia following the 1984 famine and how World Vision helped it happen.

Angela's Story: "Enough is enough."

Tuesday 10, Jun, 2014

At this week’s Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict we’ll be promoting the voice of one survivor whose road to London is one of both heartbreaking pain and heart-warming recovery.

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