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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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Slashing the aid budget would be a damning legacy for Britain

Monday 11, Feb, 2019

Slashing the aid budget, as a new report from the Henry Jackson Society suggests, would have a shattering effect on the world’s most vulnerable children and their families.

World Vision joins 13 aid agencies to urge global leaders: 'The people of Yemen cannot wait'

Monday 28, Jan, 2019

14 aid agencies have joined together to raise awareness of the terrible suffering of the people of Yemen.

Christian and Muslim NGOs call for prayer for world’s ‘worst humanitarian crisis’ in Yemen

Monday 28, Jan, 2019

Leaders of faith-based international development agencies have united to call on churches and mosques to pray for the desperate humanitarian situation in Yemen this week.

70,000 Syrian refugees suffer as storms batter Lebanon

Friday 18, Jan, 2019

Freezing temperatures, rain and snow have exacerbated already dire conditions in Lebanon’s refugee camps, leaving an estimated 70,000 Syrians at risk.

Indonesia Christmas Tsunami: World Vision UK launches appeal

Monday 24, Dec, 2018

Aid agency World Vision UK has launched an appeal to raise funds following Indonesia’s deadly tsunami, which has killed at least 281 people.

Indonesia Christmas Tsunami: World Vision deploys emergency response team

Sunday 23, Dec, 2018

Aid agency World Vision has rushed an emergency crew to the area hit by Indonesia’s deadly tsunami, which has killed at least 222 people.

World Vision leads new programme to eradicate child slavery in East Africa

Sunday 02, Dec, 2018

A four-year programme to eradicate child slavery in three African countries launches today, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (December 2).

Actor Jerome Flynn among thousands urging UK government to help ‘forgotten’ children

Friday 16, Nov, 2018

World Vision UK is calling for a fourfold increase in the proportion of UK humanitarian aid spending to protect children from violence.

World Vision UK launches campaign to end violence against children

Wednesday 07, Nov, 2018

World Vision UK has launched a campaign to end violence against the world’s most vulnerable children, It Takes A World.

World Vision joins DEC appeal to raise urgent funds for Indonesia tsunami survivors

Thursday 04, Oct, 2018

The members of the DEC (Disaster Emergency Committee) launched the joint fundraising appeal today to raise vital funds for the survivors of the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami.

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: World Vision UK launches appeal

Wednesday 03, Oct, 2018

World Vision UK has launched an emergency appeal to help people suffering in the aftermath of the Indonesian earthquake and tsunami.

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: Recovery may take more than 2 years

Monday 01, Oct, 2018

World Vision experts say it will take years for communities in and around the Indonesian city of Palu to recover.

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: World Vision response teams arrive in Palu

Sunday 30, Sep, 2018

World Vision emergency response teams have arrived in Palu, to urgently support rescue workers searching for survivors two days after a powerful earthquake hit Indonesia and trigge…

UK must consult children to create peace in war-torn countries

Thursday 27, Sep, 2018

World Vision UK is urging the UK government to include children in decision-making to achieve peace in war-torn countries.

World Vision delivers emergency relief in wake of deadly Typhoon Mangkhut

Tuesday 18, Sep, 2018

World Vision has begun distributing emergency relief to hundreds of people affected by devastating Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines.


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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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