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Military uncertainty in Democratic Republic of Congo brings growing humanitarian crisis

As signs appear that M23 forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have started withdrawing from two towns captured from government troops, World Vision is calling for international support to make sure the conflict does not spur a vast humanitarian crisis.
make sure the conflict does not spur a vast humanitarian crisis. … Actors in the conflict must ensure that humanitarian organisations can reach our communities and

Lebanese Generosity: “They are our family, not just our neighbours,”

Justin Byworth, World Vision UK CEO, travelled to Lebanon to see first hand the almost unbearable pressure the country is under with the influx of Syrian refugees.
and the concerted efforts of international humanitarian organisations. It’s here in the Bekaa valley … The humanitarian response has geared up but isn’t keeping up

World Vision welcomes Gaza ceasefire, but warns of looming humanitarian crisis

JERUSALEM – World Vision welcomes the ceasefire between Israelis and Palestinians. We call on all parties to respect the cease fire agreements and to work toward a lasting, just and peaceful resolution to the overall conflict.
the population relies on international and humanitarian aid. As a … concerned and alarmed by the mounting humanitarian crisis in Gaza and its impact on

Recruitment of child soldiers in DRC likely to increase as violence mounts, warns World Vision

20 November, Gisenye – Hundreds of thousands of children caught up in erupting violence in eastern DRC are at risk of being forcibly recruited into armed groups, said World Vision.
their obligations under international humanitarian violence is making it nearly impossible for humanitarian organisations to intervene. The fighting has

World Vision warns of mounting humanitarian crisis as violence escalates in the DR Congo

Fresh fighting as rebel forces advance from the north towards Goma, the capital of North Kivu province, has prompted 70,000 civilians to move from one camp to another camp located south of Goma. There are now roughly 2.2 million internally displaced people in DRC.

Worse than bullets

Darfur and the Democratic Republic of Congo are two of the most dangerous places in the world, with regular violent clashes between armed factions who are fighting for control of territory

World Vision Assessment Teams Reach Out to Victims in Superstorm Sandy’s Aftermath

Relief supplies arrive as second South Bronx site opens
who is leading the humanitarian response in Haiti for World

Hurricane Sandy destroys World Vision Relief Supplies

Disaster Response Teams face unexpected challenges
the Christian humanitarian relief organisation World Vision is facing

Vulnerable children must be considered as military action proceeds in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali 19 October 2012 -- Any conversations about military intervention in Mali must begin with consideration for the most vulnerable groups, particularly children, who are at risk of getting caught in the crossfire, says World Vision.
first and foremost. and to consider the humanitarian consequences of possible military … unimpeded access for humanitarian and ensuring sufficient humanitarian assistance for children and their families. 

Building safety nets to catch children before they fall

Ann Graham shares a personal story of why the West Africa Crisis is so important for us all to take note of and give help to, through the story of one mother's success.
together with government and humanitarian agencies such as World Vision

Update from Niger: How your donations are being used

I’m writing from Niger, the country worst affected by the West African food crisis. Yesterday I visited a World Vision supported health and feeding centre in the outskirts of the capital city, Niamey. I wanted to share with you what I have seen of the work being done here – lives are literally being saved and if you’ve already donated to the World Vision appeal, you’ve helped make it possible.
as soon as I can. Mark Bulpitt is Head of Humanitarian Emergency Affairs for World Vision UK.