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Monsoon rains trigger landslides, wreak havoc for refugees in Cox’s Bazar

By Carey Lodge Tuesday 12, Jun, 2018

Torrential downpours have triggered flooding and landslides in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, damaging hundreds of refugee shelters and killing several people including a toddler, according to government reports.

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Monsoon rains trigger landslides, wreak havoc for refugees in Cox’s Bazar

Tuesday 12, Jun, 2018

Torrential downpours have triggered flooding and landslides in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, damaging hundreds of refugee shelters and killing several people including a toddler, accord…

World Vision UK welcomes call to give DFID greater oversight of UK aid

Tuesday 05, Jun, 2018

World Vision UK urges Theresa May’s government to ensure aid money is used wisely and effectively, and that aid is only spent through departments that meet the same high standards …

Guatemala volcano: World Vision mobilises staff as strongest eruption in a century kills dozens

Monday 04, Jun, 2018

World Vision has mobilised its rapid response teams to assess the extent of yesterday’s deadly volcanic eruption in Guatemala as the aid agency gears to provide urgent assistance t…

Two thirds of UK adults do not see benefits of the Church, new report finds

Thursday 31, May, 2018

Commissioned by children’s charity World Vision UK in partnership with research firm Barna Global, The UK Church In Action gives credence to the perceived diminishing influence of …

Over one million people at risk as floods devastate East Africa

Friday 18, May, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of children are at risk of malnutrition, disease and even death due to major flooding across East Africa, World Vision warned today.

Meghan Markle helped bring clean water to almost 60,000 Rwandans

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World Vision UK’s Board appoints Richard Izard as new Chair

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World Vision UK’s Board appoints Richard Izard as new Chair

Modern slavery commitment: “Do not forget children in emergencies”, World Vision urges UK government

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UK should lead the international community in driving greater spending to protect children

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