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

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. 
conflict and drought have combined to endanger

Coronavirus: World Vision launches £64m global response

International aid agency World Vision has launched a £64m aid plan to help millions of the world’s most vulnerable people defeat coronavirus.
those living in conflict this can exacerbate or be exacerbated by conflict and violence. The UK’s global response must

Coronavirus: South Sudan entrepreneur Shamim fears her family will starve

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.
We have lost too many people in years of conflict. I hope God will spare us and our children

Coronavirus: Plans for a unique humanitarian response

Isabel Gomes, World Vision's Global Director of Humanitarian Operations, shares how World Vision is responding to the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: The expert view from... the Philippines

World Vision's national director in the Philppines examines what the coronavirus pandemic means for the world's poorest communities, what we can do to slow it down and how we can support health workers, communities, families and children.

Coronavirus: World Vision urges UK churches to unite for National Day of Prayer and Action

World Vision UK is urging churches across the country to unite for a National Day of Prayer and Action in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
living in entrenched poverty or displaced by conflict and the climate crisis. World Vision experts

'I was almost a child bride' | Rahila's story

While both girls and boys can be subjected to child marriage, girls are disproportionately affected due to cultural traditions which reinforce gender discrimination.

Coronavirus: World must unite to focus on the most vulnerable as pandemic declared

A united global effort is needed to help prevent COVID-19 from having a massive destructive impact on the lives of child refugees, migrants and the very poor, warns aid agency, World Vision, as a pandemic is declared.

New analysis reveals scale of destruction and displacement in Idlib

New satellite imagery and analysis by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Save the Children and World Vision show how children are experiencing unbearable suffering.
Civilians forced into shrinking space as conflict intensifies New satellite imagery and … as the conflict enters 10 years. The full briefing and … conflict. Children are the first victims of this

Transforming children’s lives in Mosul, Iraq

Iraq is one of the world’s most fragile contexts, creating an environment which is dangerous for children and leaves families displaced in camps. Find out how World Vision supports children like Raja.
She was badly injured by a bomb during the conflict in Mosul. … Children are extremely vulnerable during conflict and in the aftermath of a

Hundreds of thousands in northwest Syria caught in humanitarian catastrophe, aid agencies warn

As hostilities continue to escalate in northwest Syria, eight aid agencies are today making an urgent call for an immediate ceasefire.
in northwest Syria. The effects of this conflict have been devastating on the civilian … have already been torn apart by years of conflict having witnessed their

Tim Pilkington to step down as World Vision UK CEO

Tim Pilkington is to step down as World Vision UK CEO on 1 March after five years at the helm of the charity.
conflict and instability. World Vision UK will be in

General Election 2019: 3 calls for the ‘most important election for a generation’

All parliamentary candidates should sign up to keep Britain as an outward-looking country committed to helping the world’s most vulnerable communities, World Vision urges today.
As conflicts

Our Call to Action to 2019 General Election candidates

Our Call to Action to 2019 General Election candidates. Use your voice for the most vulnerable children
us that children pay the greatest price when conflicts erupt and disasters strike. The world is

World Vision joins 14 aid agencies warning of humanitarian crisis in North-East Syria

Civilians in north-east Syria are at risk and humanitarian aid could be cut off following the launch of a new military operation in the area, leading aid agencies are warning.
15 aid agencies are urging parties to the conflict to fully respect International Humanitarian

61 NGOs warn of worsening crisis in Myanmar, call for refugees’ engagement on safe, voluntary returns

World Vision is one of 61 local, national and international NGOs working in Myanmar and Bangladesh calling for Rohingya refugees to have a role in decision-making about their own lives, including conditions for their return to Myanmar.
as the conflict escalates and humanitarian access remains

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correlation between child labour and armed conflict. 9. Of children involved in child labour

Child Labour

     The Causes of Child Labour During conflicts or natural

Idlib crisis: Thousands of pregnant women and babies at risk as they flee deadly violence

Thousands of pregnant women, vulnerable infants and young children are fleeing the bombardment of Idlib in north-western Syria, World Vision warns today.
have been killed in the conflict in the last six weeks. Mark … step up efforts to work with parties to the conflict to find a political solution to the deadly