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Facing coronavirus in refugee camps: “The bombings were not as scary” 

Tuesday 26, May, 2020

How can you maintain social distancing in a camp of crowded tents? How do you wash your hands regularly when the queue for the water point is long?

Children in coronavirus lockdown spread hope across the world

Tuesday 19, May, 2020

During the current coronavirus crisis, children are finding ways to bring hope and healing to those around them.

South Sudan’s children face combined risks: poverty, malnutrition and COVID-19 

Tuesday 12, May, 2020

In South Sudan, already vulnerable children face a deepening crisis as coronavirus hits their country. Here we meet Paska, an extraordinary girl, who has become carer to her three younger siblings at the age of just 11. 

Coronavirus: Aylesbury girl sings to help vulnerable children 

Wednesday 06, May, 2020

One Buckinghamshire girl has turned disappointment into opportunity – and is bringing hope to other children around the world. 

“We can beat Coronavirus together”: Ajlin's Story 

Tuesday 28, Apr, 2020

Fourteen-year-old Ajlin shares her experience of coronavirus lockdown – and the benefits of staying positive – from her home in Bosnia and Herzegovina. 

Lessons from Ebola: Helping communities prepare for Coronavirus

Friday 24, Apr, 2020

In the DRC, World Vision is training faith leaders to promote lifesaving messages and practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19 - just as they did with Ebola.

Coronavirus: Praying this Easter for those affected by COVID-19

Sunday 12, Apr, 2020

Andy Flannagan of Christians in Politics offers an Easter prayer for all those affected by coronavirus – both in the UK and across the globe.

Coronavirus lockdown: Supporting your child’s emotional wellbeing in times of anxiety

Thursday 09, Apr, 2020

Download free activities to help your child cope with anxiety and stay positive during the UK coronavirus lockdown.

Coronavirus: South Sudan entrepreneur Shamim fears her family will starve

Monday 06, Apr, 2020

A lone provider for her family, Shamim's income has stopped since government restrictions to combat coronavirus came in. Now she fears her family will starve.

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Decision to close Slovenian borders will make life worse for children, says World Vision  

Wednesday 09, Mar, 2016

Today’s announcement to restrict access for asylum seekers and refugees will only create bigger problems, especially for children, says aid agency World Vision.

War in Syria costing £3.2bn a month

Tuesday 08, Mar, 2016

War is costing Syria more than £3.2bn (US$4.5bn) each month in lost economic growth, a report from children’s charity World Vision and Frontier Economics reveals.

World Vision UK calls for immediate ban on tear gas at borders

Monday 07, Mar, 2016

World Vision UK is calling for an immediate European-wide ban on using tear gas and batons against refugee families fleeing war zones.

World Vision among top ten UK charities to work for

Monday 29, Feb, 2016

World Vision UK has been hailed as a top charity by its workforce, climbing to ninth place in the Sunday Times’ prestigious ‘Best 100 Not-for-Profit Organisations’ list.

Aid agencies urgently responding to unprecedented conflict at UN Protection of Civilians site

Thursday 25, Feb, 2016

Tens of thousands of South Sudanese are living in dire conditions and extreme fear after destruction of most of a UN Protection of Civilian (POC)

Syria Bombing Damages A’zaz Hospital | World Vision UK

Tuesday 16, Feb, 2016

A World Vision-supported hospital in northern Syria has been damaged by a missile near miss. Read more on the Syria crisis from charity World Vision.

Funding must translate rapidly into action for Syrian refugees

Thursday 04, Feb, 2016

World Vision UK has welcomed the pledge of more than US$10bn for the Syria Crisis as a significant stride forward to treat the ‘symptoms of the Syria Crisis’.

Children’s lives at stake unless Syria Crisis donors ‘shift up a gear’

Thursday 04, Feb, 2016

World leaders gathering in London today must make a realistic and robust funding pledge.

Cautious welcome for Government's child refugee announcement

Thursday 28, Jan, 2016

Britain's decision to take more unaccompanied child refugees from Syria is honourable but we need more.

Webcam abuse case is ‘tip of the iceberg’, warns World Vision

Tuesday 26, Jan, 2016

Online abuse of vulnerable children overseas is on the rise because of the growing use of webcams, World Vision UK has warned following the sentencing of an offender at the Old Bai…

Sierra Leone is "better equipped" to handle Ebola, says World Vision

Monday 18, Jan, 2016

World Vision’s response teams and ambulance fleet are on standby after Sierra Leone officials confirmed new Ebola case.

Children’s lives at risk unless EU and member states act now

Friday 15, Jan, 2016

Hundreds of thousands more children could die unless EU countries offer better protection to refugees entering Europe, World Vision warns today. The global children's charity says …

Relief as convoys reach besieged Syrian town

Tuesday 12, Jan, 2016

World Vision and other NGOs urged for a complete end to the six-month siege and a guaranteed of aid and humanitarian services.

“Sieges like Madaya hinder our ability to help Syrian refugees”, warns World Vision

Friday 08, Jan, 2016

Sieges like #Madaya remain "one of most critical issues in #Syria hindering our ability to help", warns World Vision.

World Vision joins call for Britain to accept child refugees

Tuesday 05, Jan, 2016

World Vision UK has backed calls for Britain to accept 3,000 unaccompanied children who have fled the Syria Crisis, and are now heading through Europe.

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New family, new hope: how South Sudan's refugee children are looking to the future

Tuesday 25, Jul, 2017

Ben and his wife Beatrice were forced to flee Juba, the capital of South Sudan, with their six children when fighting broke out last year. Now, they’ve become foster parents to fiv…

How three young boys survived South Sudan’s conflict alone

Saturday 22, Jul, 2017

James, Stephen and David fled South Sudan alone when their parents were killed. They are now among more than half a million kids now living in Uganda's refugee settlements.

South Sudan's Refugees: Eva's Story

Friday 21, Jul, 2017

Just 16 years old, Eva, from South Sudan, is three months pregnant. Still a child, she should be going to school, playing with friends and without a care in the world. Sadly, inste…

Arthur's Trip to Ethiopia

Sunday 16, Jul, 2017

Humbo has definitely been a highlight of the visit. It gives hope this part of Ethiopia has tremendous potential and will not endlessly suffer drought after drought if we learn fro…

Training programmes enable women to send their children to school in South Sudan

Thursday 13, Jul, 2017

Susanna has become part of the weekly educational lessons and is a registered member of World Vision's cash for training programme. She received a monthly allowance to purchase foo…

The most important meal of the day for school children in Malawi

Wednesday 05, Jul, 2017

Judith used to find concentrating in class a struggle. Every morning she went to school without eating a healthy and nutritious breakfast. Her stomach would grumble through the day…

Pulling children from the clutches of malnutrition in Somalia

Friday 30, Jun, 2017

World Vision, together with the World Food Programme, has provided 16,612 children and 5,684 mothers with ready use supplementary foods and a monthly rations of nutrition packs jam…

Joining the World Vision UK family

Wednesday 28, Jun, 2017

In May, World Vision UK held an Ambassador Day. Our ambassador Gail, who attended the day, recounts her experience.

The Hidden Legacy of Sexual Violence in Conflict

Monday 19, Jun, 2017

Barely a week goes by that we do not hear new reports of sexual violence in war zones – in South Sudan, Syria, Nigeria, Myanmar, Iraq and elsewhere. Sometimes these include the sto…

Sleeping into death - the cost of drought in Kenya

Saturday 17, Jun, 2017

Baby Akusi was showing visible signs of wasting when she was brought to the clinic in Turkana County, Kenya. Her mother, Lomukuny, was worried by her orange hair and diarrhoea

The Universality of playing

Thursday 08, Jun, 2017

Following a recent trip to a refugee camp in Niger, our Senior Conflict Advisor Sarah Pickwick reflects on how our Child Friendly Spaces give children a sense of normality and allo…

Food distributions empower women in South Sudan

Saturday 03, Jun, 2017

World Vision has been running food distributions here in Northern Bhar-el-Gazal since February, making sure that thousands of people don’t succumb to starvation. Adele is one of th…

Syria's Refugees: Ahmad never had a hobby before

Thursday 01, Jun, 2017

Joining our Child Friendly Space in Lebanon gave Ahmad an opportunity to learn new skills and games, make new friends and start excelling academically. Ahmad’s childhood was saved …

Rising above poverty in Honduras

Wednesday 24, May, 2017

Hector Ramirez built his own micro-enterprise to pull himself and his family out of poverty. After receiving training and support from World Vision, Hector started a family busines…

Escaping Boko Haram: “I no longer feel afraid.”

Tuesday 23, May, 2017

Mohamed escaped captivity from Boko Haram and was reunited with his family in Niger at a camp. There he attends school and plays with his friends at our Child Friendly Space.


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