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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. 
affected keeps growing. Coronavirus vs malnutrition Now a new danger looms. South Sudan’s

Coronavirus: Lives of 30 million children in danger from secondary effects

Thirty million children’s lives are in danger because of the secondary impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report from World Vision warns.
decreased immunisations and a rise in malnutrition. The report demonstrates that the

Coronavirus response

Your donation today will help us continue to keep the world’s most vulnerable children and their communities safe. Across the globe we are currently scaling up prevention measures in vulnerable communities.  
face the increased risk of malnutrition as their parents struggle to make enough

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.
programs that seek to address acute malnutrition. Access to

Coronavirus: World Vision's fight to stop the spread

World Vision’s Global Lead for Health & Nutrition explains how, in the middle of a medical emergency, our teams are protecting families vulnerable to coronavirus.

Southern Africa Food Crisis

Right now, children and families across southern Africa are facing starvation and urgently need your help. Around 12 million people are caught up in one of the largest hunger crises ever to affect southern Africa.
months. Children are at increased risk of malnutrition and death due to lack of access to water and

UK students come together to fight world hunger

The Famine24 event raised nearly £2,000 for World Vision UK.
eat. One in three suffers from some form of malnutrition and each year 3 million children under the

World Vision seeks sponsors to give girls in poverty a fighting chance

International children’s charity World Vision UK is looking for people to support the movement for gender equality by sponsoring1000 girls in developing countries.

Cyclone Idai: It’s a race against time to reach everyone

Homes, schools and hospitals have been violently ripped apart in Beira.
malnutrition. For

How Much Does Sponsoring a Child Cost?

threatened by forced marriages and malnutrition. The effect of sponsorship in their lives

How to Sponsor a Child

malnutrition and daily struggles. They are forced to take

Christian and Muslim NGOs call for prayer for world’s ‘worst humanitarian crisis’ in Yemen

Leaders of faith-based international development agencies have united to call on churches and mosques to pray for the desperate humanitarian situation in Yemen this week.

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It Takes A World

Girls should be in school, not marriage. Yet every 60 seconds, 23 girls will be forced to marry men, often double or even triple their age. And those at highest risk are in countries dealing with devastating emergencies. Will you take a minute to speak out against this horrible act?

Rohingya refugee crisis: One year on, children still living in limbo

One year after arriving in Bangladesh, 890,000 children and adults are still living in limbo in the world’s largest refugee camp.
diseases. Malnutrition is endemic and incidents of

The UK must redouble its efforts to end South Sudan's child soldier crisis

International children’s charity, World Vision has urged the UK government to redouble its efforts to support peace in South Sudan and end its child soldier crisis.

Nearly one million people displaced by violence in Ethiopia face disease and hunger

Nearly one million people displaced by ethnic violence in Ethiopia are in desperate need of aid, World Vision UK warns today.
fears of disease outbreaks and skyrocketing malnutrition rates among thousands of displaced children.

Malnutrition in South Sudan: A survivor’s story

Every month, thousands of children attend a World Vision nutrition centre in South Sudan to receive life-saving nutritious food packs. This is John Jacob's story.

Over one million people at risk as floods devastate East Africa

Hundreds of thousands of children are at risk of malnutrition, disease and even death due to major flooding across East Africa, World Vision warned today.

School violence adds trauma for Syria’s war-scarred children, World Vision warns

Children who have fled fighting in Syria are suffering further brutality at school, aid charity World Vision reveals today.