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Deadly fires in Bekaa Valley refugee settlements happen too often

Fatal fires in refugee settlements in Lebanon are commonplace. Refugees need peace in Syria, not tented settlements

Syria's Refugees: Ahmad never had a hobby before

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 by the love of art, a couple of games, and a caring environment.

A $4 meal for a taste of home

For Mayssa, a Syrian mother displaced by conflict, the $4 dollars she rations for each meal is enough to give her three children a little taste of home. What would you be able to make with $4?

11 things you can do right now to help end violence against children

World Vision’s campaign ‘It takes a world to end violence against children’ was named because no one individual, group or organisation can solve this problem alone.

Partnering with Microsoft & Facebook to bridge education gap and teach Syrian child refugees using digital technology

International children’s charity World Vision is partnering with Microsoft, Google, Cisco Facebook; and other tech companies to host the #EdTech summit (01-02 March) which aims to inspire Syrian refugee children to harness the power of technology.

World Vision backs Pope’s message ahead of World Day of Migrants and Refugees

International children’s charity World Vision UK has echoed the Pope’s call for world leaders to accept more child refugees fleeing conflicts and persecution across the world.

Struggle for children who fled Aleppo ‘just beginning’, warn aid workers

A ‘crisis within a crisis’ is unfolding in the countryside outside Aleppo as thousands who fled the city now face increasingly dire conditions.

Light up Syria’s dark days with a message of hope

Aleppo’s destruction has left Syrian children facing some of their darkest days yet. We also know that Aleppo is only one of many besieged cities in Syria and another 400,000 people may be living in similar, if not worse situations.

Fleeing Aleppo: one family’s story of leaving the war-torn city

The fighting in Aleppo has intensified, but the evacuations of families from Eastern Aleppo has been suspended. Before the suspension, 8,000 families escaped on buses. Many left without any belongings or food. The UN believes at least 2,700 children were among the evacuees. Some left without their parents.
asking everyone this Christmas to show the children of Syria they do not stand alone.

World Vision laments world leaders’ failure to enact UN resolution on Aleppo

International children’s charity, World Vision has lamented the failure by world leaders to agree on a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have paved way for a seven-day truce in Syria's war-torn city of Aleppo.

Aleppo: 100,000 children in Aleppo need urgent aid

World Vision is preparing to distribute much-needed medical supplies in eastern Aleppo, as the city endures another round of heavy fighting. Thousands have fled, with a quarter of a million in need of urgent help.

Carrying the burden | Syrian refugee seeks safety in Lebanon; now trapped in child labour

Khalid fled the Syrian conflict, only to become trapped in child labour in Lebanon. How can you help Syria’s child refugees feel safe again?

Game of Thrones star and World Vision supporter surprises Syrian refugee in Germany

Game of Thrones star Liam Cunningham on Tuesday paid a surprise visit to Hussam, a teenage Syrian refugee, now living in Germany.

World Vision calls the attack a turning point in the war and says ceasefire has achieved nothing

World Vision has expressed shock at an airstrike that hit an aid convoy in Syria, reportedly leaving 12 dead. The UN says 18 trucks were hit on their way to deliver aid to 78,000 people.

Truck with 3D image of child refugees brings stark reality of crisis to London

A truck bearing a 3D image of asylum-seeking children, will this morning (Monday 19 September 2016), drive across London to highlight the strife and challenges that child refugees are facing around the world.

A little red love heart on the front door

10-year-old Rama fled Syria with her mother and two sisters when a neighbours house was bombed near Aleppo. Now living in a centre for women and children in Turkey, Rama remembers the things she misses about Syria, her dreams and her wishes for the future...

UK child refugee announcement ‘step in right direction’

World Vision UK welcomes today’s announcement that 3,000 more refugee children will come to Britain from the Syria region, particularly vulnerable children threatened with child labour, child marriage and other forms of abuse.

World Vision Calls for UK to Open Safe Routes for Child Refugees

World Vision calls on David Cameron to open up safe routes into the UK for children fleeing war, as the Pope shows his concern for the plight of refugee children.

Putting the most vulnerable first: Refugees facing the new EU-Turkey deal

Our Sarah Pickwick recently spent time in Serbia meeting some of the refugees who are now living with the uncertainty of closing borders. As the new EU deal with Turkey comes into play, Sarah asks, will this push people further into the hands of people smugglers?