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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.
there must be no forcible returns of refugees living in Turkey to Syria. Anyone returned

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.
for safety and dignity in Bangladesh as refugees. In a joint statement released … recognised in Rakhine State and for Rohingya refugees to have a role in

World Humanitarian Day: Karate champion empowers Syrian refugee girls in Jordan

This World Humanitarian Day, we honour the women who work on the front line of their own communities in some of the most difficult places. This is Qamar Al-Kurdi's story.
refugees. She is a karate teacher with World

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.
are people who move in the border and refugees who are fleeing violence in DRC. We must be

World Vision delivers aid to Rohingya refugees during monsoon

World Vision is delivering life-sustaining aid to hundreds of thousands of children and their families as monsoon rains lash the world’s largest refugee camp.
home to a megacity of one million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar. Meteorologists forecast … more landslides and flooding in the camps. Refugees living in makeshift shelters perched on

Statement: Demolition of Syrian refugee homes in Lebanon

Statement by World Vision and other NGOs following the demolition of refugees' homes in Arsal.
following the demolition of refugees homes in … refugees of their already very basic shelter and … to continue to show compassion to refugees who depend on Lebanon for their safety and

Demolitions in Lebanon: at least 15,000 Syrian refugee children will be made homeless

At least 15,000 Syrian children face homelessness as their homes in Arsal, Lebanon, are scheduled for demolition.
built by Syrian refugees using materials other than timber and … in informal camps must be deconstructed. Refugees in Arsal have until June 9 to bring their

Children fear they can’t go back to school after Cyclone Fani devastation

Children fear they might not be able to go back to school after the devastation of Cyclone Fani in India and Bangladesh.
Rohingya refugees living in temporary shelters. Fred

World Vision UK launches Cyclone Fani appeal

World Vision UK has launched an emergency appeal to fund the humanitarian response to Cyclone Fani.
Rohingya refugees living in temporary shelters in the world’s

Cyclone Fani: World Vision warns millions of children at risk

World Vision is ready to provide emergency humanitarian assistance in Bangladesh and India, as Cyclone Fani threatens millions of families.
ready to go in the camps and thousands of refugees have worked on improvements to camp roads

NGO reaction to the "Brussels III" Conference on Syria

As the international community came together for the 7th consecutive year to commit to helping Syrians inside their country, as well as refugees and their hosts, 15 aid agencies called today for a sustained follow-up to ensure political and funding support translates into meaningful improvements for all Syrians.
as well as refugees and their … conditions are conducive to the return of refugees. It is essential that the international … these commitments transform into changes for refugees and vulnerable host communities

Education for Rohingya refugees must be top priority, say World Vision, Oxfam and Save the Children

Education and income-generating opportunities must be made top priorities for the nearly 1 million Rohingya still languishing in the world’s largest refugee camp.
opportunities renders Rohingya refugees dependent on … Rohingya refugees and … humanitarian action in Bangladesh supports refugees and host communities to live in greater

70,000 Syrian refugees suffer as storms batter Lebanon

Freezing temperatures, rain and snow have exacerbated already dire conditions in Lebanon’s refugee camps, leaving an estimated 70,000 Syrians at risk.
refugees in 28 informal tented settlements. We are

World Vision UK launches campaign to end violence against children

World Vision UK has launched a campaign to end violence against the world’s most vulnerable children, It Takes A World.

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.
dignified and sustainable return of refugees. Until conditions are in … Humanitarian Crisis targeting 1.3 million refugees and host community members is only 33 per

Summer Appeal

This summer we desperately need to help children and families around the world who have been forced to flee their homes due to terrifying violence, poverty or disaster. Our focus is on providing the most basic human needs.
along with helping to improve refugees’ lives through education and jobs training.

Monsoon rains trigger landslides, wreak havoc for refugees in Cox’s Bazar

Torrential downpours have triggered flooding and landslides in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, damaging hundreds of refugee shelters and killing several people including a toddler, according to government reports.
refugees. Refugees were also hired through … refugees who had already been living in Cox’s Bazar … refugees in the camps face direct danger of their

Hundreds of child soldiers released from armed groups in South Sudan

More than 250 child soldiers associated with South Sudan’s numerous fighting groups will be released today following the successful intervention of World Vision and other aid agencies.
both as refugees and internally displaced persons.

Thousands of Syrian refugees face winter hunger in Lebanon as funding lines freeze

International children’s charity, World Vision, has scaled up efforts to support Syrian families camped out in Lebanon as winter takes hold in the refugee settlements.
agencies to cover the needs of vulnerable refugees and Lebanese affected by the Syria Crisis … North Lebanon to provide refugees living in over 250 informal tented

World Vision condemns eviction of displaced people in Somalia

International children’s charity World Vision has denounced a government offensive against internally displaced people on the outskirts of the Somali capital, Mogadishu.