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

As children in the UK go back to school, find out how to help your children through times of anxiety, and to understand and manage their emotions.
Once they have said what the picture means to

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

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.
for aid agency World … the government should increase overseas aid spend to combat … in the UK want the government to increase aid spending to tackle the global coronavirus

Jackson: Becoming more than he ever dreamt

Jackson is living proof that the simple act of sponsoring a child can open up their future to more than they ever thought possible.
sponsored meant that his school fees were paid and uniforms … I was a sponsored child. Somebody must have paid my school fees for me to be the person I

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

Child Protection expert, Aimyleen Gabriel, looks at the links between a lack of basics - like water - and rising child marriage cases.
said it said that 12 million girls globally are married … of all respondents said that child marriage has increased as result

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Together Amen - August 2020 - 2
am afraid of being married off early so my family can

Beirut explosion: World Vision UK launches appeal following devastating blast

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.
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Beirut’s children describe deadly blast

First-hand accounts of Beirut's explosion, from the children who live there. Plus, how you can help them today.
we lived in fear and panic. We were afraid we did not know what we had to do. … they were afraid that something might happen to us or we get … was crying because I was afraid. Yesterday was a terrifying

Grave fears for vulnerable children caught up in Beirut explosion

World Vision is assessing the damage caused by a massive explosion in Lebanon’s capital.
The aid agency is extremely concerned for the

Thirsty for change

In 2020, handwashing is more important than ever. This August, we can bring vital clean water to children like Ireen.
afraid of the water because I know that worms are … getting paid in maize

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

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.
discuss the future of UK aid ahead of the merger of the Foreign

12-year-old fights COVID-19 in refugee camp

12-year-old refugee Priscillia, in the DRC, is trying to protect her friends and family from the coronavirus pandemic.
come and visit each other because they're afraid of being infected. We also refuse to go to … but they were afraid to reveal it. I encouraged them report it to

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

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.
leading aid agencies. The members of the DEC … he said. … said that countries such as … be matched by the UK government through its Aid Match scheme up to the value of

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

An estimated 110 million children across Asia are going hungry due to the economic impact of coronavirus, World Vision warns today.
than 80 per cent of migrants we spoke to said food was

Being together, apart

World Vision UK's Nina Castree explores ways to keep connected with those outside our "bubbles".

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

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

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 warns.
from Turkey to deliver humanitarian aid to Syria’s … aid. For the 2.7 million still living in … has joined 21 other aid agencies in an open letter to the UNSC. Read

How to keep going in a crisis within a crisis

Joy’s worked through four emergencies in seven months. How does she keep going as a frontliner and help the most vulnerable children in the Philippines?
a lot. She lost her source of income and said she’s never felt more helpless and

Statement: Faith-based aid agencies condemn DFID merger

The abolition of DFID is a political move, and the world’s most vulnerable people will pay the highest price.
to reverse decades of development gains. UK Aid is more critical than … Minister has made clear his intention to use aid to further Britain’s national interests

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

The abolition of DFID is shocking evidence of the UK putting its own economic interests above saving lives. The terrible irony is that Global Britain has today shrunk following years of an anti-aid agenda taking root at the heart of Government.
the Foreign Secretary given oversight of UK aid. Write to your MP

No ordinary hero: Grandmother Ahlam protects Syrian refugee children 

Grandmother Ahlam fled her home in Syria. Now she protects Syrian refugee children
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