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Over one million people at risk as floods devastate East Africa

By Carey Lodge 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.

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World Vision Young Leader Tanzim Tabassum Tithi writes and discusses the issues children face in Bangladesh and the change they're making.

Under-18s 'should take part' in the Commonwealth Youth Forum

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"Why are young people aged 15-18 excluded from the Commonwealth Youth Forum in London?" Al-Amin Bepary, from Bangladesh, asks.

Child sponsorship in Tanzania: Elizabeth's story

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What's it like to visit the child you sponsor? Elizabeth Bowes headed to Tanzania to visit Jeni, the child she sponsors through World Vision UK.

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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

Wednesday 16, May, 2018

Almost 60,000 people in Rwanda now have access to clean water thanks to Meghan Markle’s support, World Vision said today.

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

Monday 14, May, 2018

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

Wednesday 18, Apr, 2018

World Vision UK responds to the latest commitment by the UK government to help eradicate modern slavery in the Commonwealth.

Funding crisis pushes millions of Congolese people to tipping point

Friday 13, Apr, 2018

Millions of people caught up in a humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo risk rising levels of hunger, death and disease due to a lack of aid funding.

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

Thursday 12, Apr, 2018

The UK must do more to protect children as less than £1 per child globally is spent to prevent violence, World Vision warns following Penny Mordaunt's statement on UK aid.

World Vision UK launches 2017 Impact Report as charity launches two aid delivery mechanisms

Wednesday 11, Apr, 2018

International children’s charity, World Vision UK has today published a new report detailing the impact of its work in 2017.

School violence adds trauma for Syria’s war-scarred children, World Vision warns

Thursday 22, Mar, 2018

Children who have fled fighting in Syria are suffering further brutality at school, aid charity World Vision reveals today.

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

Monday 19, Mar, 2018

World Vision UK announces new measures to keep children and vulnerable adults safe from harm.

World Vision Weaves a Week for Women in Croydon

Friday 09, Mar, 2018

International charity World Vision is launching a Week for Women with a unique weaving event at Croydon’s Whitgift Shopping Centre on Wednesday 7 March. The week will celebrate wom…

Urgent aid needed to avert humanitarian catastrophe in Somalia

Tuesday 06, Mar, 2018

World Vision urges the UK government to put pressure on the international community to respond urgently to the hunger crisis in Somalia before it’s too late.

Only lasting ceasefire will end carnage in Ghouta, warns World Vision

Monday 26, Feb, 2018

Aid agency World Vision is backing calls for an immediate ceasefire to halt escalating violence in Eastern Ghouta, Syria.

Statement on inaccurate Haiti reports

Sunday 18, Feb, 2018

The earthquake in Haiti was a tragedy for the hundreds of thousands of children and their families who lost everything.

Syria crisis: Chlorine attacks and airstrikes displace many in Idlib

Thursday 08, Feb, 2018

The humanitarian crisis in Syria is worsening following reports of suspected chlorine attacks in the city of Idlib this week.

Hundreds of child soldiers released from armed groups in South Sudan

Wednesday 07, Feb, 2018

More than 250 child soldiers associated with South Sudan’s numerous fighting groups will be released today following the successful intervention of World Vision and other aid agenc…

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