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COVID-19 could force over 19 million people into famine

More than 19 million people, including 10 million children, are at risk of famine in 12 of the world’s most fragile countries, World Vision warns.

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COVID-19 could force over 19 million people into famine

Thursday 15, Oct, 2020

More than 19 million people, including 10 million children, are at risk of famine in 12 of the world’s most fragile countries, World Vision warns.

World Vision UK appoints new Chief Executive

Wednesday 14, Oct, 2020

International children’s charity World Vision UK has appointed Mark Sheard as Chief Executive Officer.

UK Poll: Coronavirus must be stamped out around world before life can return to normal

Friday 04, Sep, 2020

Over four in five UK adults (84%) believe life will not return to normal unless Covid-19 is controlled all over the world, a new poll finds.

Beirut explosion: World Vision UK launches appeal following devastating blast

Friday 07, Aug, 2020

Children’s charity World Vision UK has launched an appeal to bring urgent relief to thousands of people affected by the devastating explosion in Beirut.

Grave fears for vulnerable children caught up in Beirut explosion

Wednesday 05, Aug, 2020

World Vision is assessing the damage caused by a massive explosion in Lebanon’s capital.

The super department? MPs and World Vision experts to debate the future of UK Aid

Monday 03, Aug, 2020

MPs and policy experts will tomorrow (Tuesday 4 August, 5.30pm) discuss the future of UK aid ahead of the merger of the FCO and DFID.

World Vision joins DEC appeal to combat coronavirus in world's most fragile places

Tuesday 14, Jul, 2020

The Disasters Emergency Committee today launched a Coronavirus Appeal to help the most vulnerable communities in the world who now face the new deadly threat of Covid-19.

Coronavirus: Millions of children go hungry, forced to work or beg

Tuesday 07, Jul, 2020

An estimated 110 million children across Asia are going hungry due to the economic impact of coronavirus, World Vision warns today.

Almost half of UK parents are concerned about the impact of Covid-19 on their children's mental health

Monday 29, Jun, 2020

A new study released today and conducted by Sevanta ComRes, has found that 48% of British parents are concerned about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the mental health an…

YOOX celebrates 20th anniversary with #ShareTheLove fundraiser for World Vision

Wednesday 24, Jun, 2020

YOOX, the world’s leading online lifestyle store for fashion, design and art, is marking its 20th anniversary with a donation to World Vision.

Millions of Syrians at risk as UN access threatened

Wednesday 24, Jun, 2020

Millions of Syrians could starve and die if the UN Security Council does not renew this resolution allowing humanitarian organisations to deliver life-saving aid, World Vision warn…

Statement: Faith-based aid agencies condemn DFID merger

Thursday 18, Jun, 2020

The abolition of DFID is a political move, and the world’s most vulnerable people will pay the highest price.

Statement: With the abolition of DFID, Global Britain has shrunk

Tuesday 16, Jun, 2020

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Art exhibition launches to raise funds for World Vision's coronavirus appeal

Thursday 11, Jun, 2020

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Statement: DRC on its knees as new Ebola outbreak confirmed

Monday 01, Jun, 2020

Reports of new cases of Ebola in north-western DRC confirm World Vision's greatest fear: that the country is contending with yet another outbreak in a new province – Equatoria.

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World Food Day 2020: When food is more than a meal

Friday 16, Oct, 2020

Visit a community kitchen at the heart of one of the largest refugee camps. Food is more than a meal: Girls like Raju can enjoy time with mum, good food and learning.

UK youth advocate stands up for child brides

Tuesday 13, Oct, 2020

World Vision UK Youth Advocate, Asini, tells us how learning about child marriage has affected her – and why sharing is the key to change.

Pumpkin Heroes: Believing in others

Tuesday 29, Sep, 2020

This Halloween, shine God’s light into a dark year with Pumpkin Heroes. Bible-based resources from World Vision for a fun and bright party – in church or online.

A world of firsts: Transformed by sponsorship

Tuesday 22, Sep, 2020

Becoming a sponsored child helped Saru in Nepal to build a brighter future, out of poverty. Now 20, she’s helping the next generation in her community.

Must Have Gifts: Special gifts for a strange year

Friday 18, Sep, 2020

With Must Have Gifts, we can all share love and kindness safely this Christmas, with those who are closest to us and with vulnerable families many miles away.

Virtual Global 6K for Water 2020 - Highlights

Thursday 17, Sep, 2020

In August, World Vision supporters turned out to do the Global 6K, their way. Here are some of the highlights.

A world of firsts: First step to a big dream

Tuesday 15, Sep, 2020

At just 13 years old, Nahomy, dreams of opening the first clinic in her remote community. Child Sponsorship is helping.

Girl power: Protecting each other in tough times

Monday 14, Sep, 2020

Lockdown in India made girls more vulnerable to child marriage. But groups of girls protect their friends and prevent marriage from stealing their childhoods.

First day of school: How to help your child cope with emotions

Tuesday 08, Sep, 2020

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A world of firsts: clean water is just the start

Tuesday 08, Sep, 2020

Child sponsorship opened a world of firsts for Isata.

First school uniform: the door to success

Thursday 03, Sep, 2020

A new school uniform started Jackson’s incredible journey from Maasai herd boy to Archbishop of Kenya. Now he blesses others with the kindness his sponsor gave to him.

“If I had a magic wand” - a girl’s dream to break free of child marriage

Wednesday 26, Aug, 2020

Child Protection expert, Aimyleen Gabriel, looks at the links between a lack of basics - like water - and rising child marriage cases.

Child marriage through children's eyes

Wednesday 26, Aug, 2020

A story of early marriage, drawn by children.

Water of life

Tuesday 18, Aug, 2020

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Tuesday 11, Aug, 2020

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