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World leaders must wake up to Ebola crisis as International Health Emergency declared

World leaders must wake up to the deadly Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), World Vision warns today.

Ebola death in Goma sparks fears of greater spread

The fight against Ebola has intensified after the first Ebola death in the major city of Goma in the DRC, World Vision warns today.
is now nearly one year since the DRC outbreak was first declared. Timely … says World Vision DRC’s Ebola response … and refugees who are fleeing violence in DRC. We must be proactive because the local

Statement: Demolition of Syrian refugee homes in Lebanon

Statement by World Vision and other NGOs following the demolition of refugees' homes in Arsal.

World Vision preparing for potential ‘catastrophic’ Ebola outbreak across East Africa

World Vision has mobilised staff across East Africa to prepare for any further spread of the deadly Ebola virus from an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
countries which share a border with the DRC on the border with the DRC. Staff are focused on screening arrivals at … Virus Disease project coordinator in the DRC.

First Ebola case confirmed in Uganda: Millions of children face a looming threat

Uganda’s health ministry has confirmed the country’s first case of Ebola, following the ongoing outbreak in DRC which has claimed the lives of almost 1,400 people.
the ongoing outbreak in neighbouring DRC which has claimed the lives of almost

Thousands of children at risk as Ebola escalates in DRC

Cases of Ebola are escalating rapidly as the second largest outbreak in history continues to spread in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

World Vision aid worker wins prestigious 'Humanitarian of the Year' award

Christine Ngbaazande from South Sudan has been awarded a coveted humanitarian honor at the Bond International Development Awards in London.
to flee South Sudan as a refugee to the DRC in 1990 when she was just 13 years old. This

Red Hand Day: World Vision youth campaigners urge UK Government to act

On 12th February – Red Hand Day, the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers – five young people from the UK who were involved in the project will meet their MPs in Parliament.

Ending child labour - for good

The £12.5 million announced by the UK Government today for ending the worst forms of child labour is really good news for some of the world’s most vulnerable children.
the conflict in the DRC reached his village and turned his life

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

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

What children and young people think about child soldiers

World Vision UK wants to give young people who are not directly affected by armed conflict a space to express themselves and stand with the most disadvantaged children.
story from DRC brought them sadness as well as hope.

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

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

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

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

Aid agencies call on leaders to avoid humanitarian catastrophe in Idlib

Millions of civilians trapped in Idlib face the prospect of the greatest humanitarian catastrophe in Syria’s seven-year war, should there be a major military escalation in the country’s North West. 

Modern slavery commitment: “Do not forget children in emergencies”, World Vision urges UK government

World Vision UK responds to the latest commitment by the UK government to help eradicate modern slavery in the Commonwealth.
countries like the DRC and Syria are beyond the Commonwealth’s

Funding crisis pushes millions of Congolese people to tipping point

Millions of people caught up in a humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo risk rising levels of hunger, death and disease due to a lack of aid funding.
DRC country … DRC country … DRC country … DRC country … Mercy Corps DRC country … the situation in DRC has worsened. We have witnessed a gradual … Congolese. This is only part of our role in DRC. We also focus on addressing the root causes

World Vision condemns violence in the DRC

World Vision responds to the latest developments in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
World Vision DRC Acting National … for calm to be restored to all parts of the DRC. We would also like to urge authorities to … supporting disadvantaged communities in the DRC for more than 30 years and continues to

DRC Ebola Crisis Appeal

Cases of Ebola are escalating rapidly as the second largest outbreak in history continues to spread in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. More than 1,400 children* have been orphaned or separated from their families as a result of this deadly virus. The situation is made even more difficult by the ongoing conflict in the DRC that is displacing people from their homes.
World Health Organization DRC Ebola Crisis Ebola cases are increasing.

Surviving conflict in the Grand Kasais, DRC: Matthieu's Story

My name is Matthieu. I’m 13 years old, and I was in 5th grade before the crisis. I have a five-year-old sister and a little brother who’s seven. My oldest brother was killed in the conflict. A lot has happened in my country and in my family over the past ten months.

#UniversalChildrensDay: Kids' voices must be at the heart of efforts to end violence

Now, more than ever, is the time for leaders to start taking the most vulnerable children in the world more seriously, says international children's charity World Vision.
this happening in the Kasai region of the DRC at the moment. We can see this happening in … DRC office Scott Lout.