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Your Questions, Their Answers – Straight from Cambodia

Our intrepid child sponsor, Julie, has returned with answers to the questions you posed on our Facebook page for your sponsored children in Cambodia, gathered from talking to just some of the 2000 sponsored children in the Koh Krolor community, spread across 40 villages.
answers interesting and enlightening in the World Vision UK office. Why not share what you’ve taken

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.

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.

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.

Bangladesh: On Progress, Education and How Much There Is Left To Do

Mathew Neville, our Head of Public Engagement, gives us his final blog from his trip to Bangladesh from Dhaka where he found children picking rubbish to try to earn enough money to eat.
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Bangladesh: A Remarkable Story of the Power of Child Sponsorship

It’s been an emotional and educational few days in Bangladesh for Mathew, but also for all of us back here in the World Vision offices, learning of the progress the communities are making with your support.
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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
in a new report released this week by World Vision UK. No Short Cuts

Bangladesh: Preparing Communities To Keep The Work Alive

Head of Public Engagement, Mathew Neville’s second blog post from visit to Bangladesh: more wonderful stories of the things he is seeing and experiencing out there.
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Bangladesh: Riverboat Songs, ADP Visits and Eating with Your Hands

World Vision’s Director of Public Engagement, Mathew Neville shares the emotions of visiting an ADP in Bangladesh that has seen real growth and success.
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India Development Progress Risked by Premature UK Aid Withdrawal

World Vision calls for aid to be phased out over longer period

Albania, Land of Eagles (and Bright Young Kids)

Kath Parker, a World Vision Child Sponsor, meets her sponsored child Ermelinda in Albania.

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

Relief supplies arrive as second South Bronx site opens

Hurricane Sandy destroys World Vision Relief Supplies

Disaster Response Teams face unexpected challenges

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.

Photo Blog – Children protecting communities against natural disasters

Today is International Disaster Risk Reduction Day, and here at World Vision we have been teaching children around the world about the importance of knowing what to do when disaster strikes. Here is a snapshot of what children are learning from World Vision, from Mongolia to Haiti and beyond.

Justine Greening Speaks on Future of International Aid at Conservative Conference

Defending aid should not be hard sell for new Development Secretary
Chief Executive of World Vision UK

Dancing, Mud Huts and Dreams in Malawi

Lisa Blunt, a World Vision Child sponsor, blogs about her recent trip to Malawi and all of the sights, sounds, smells and feelings that came with it.

World Vision backs call to put children first

World Vision welcomes Labour’s re-affirmation that it backs creating a new law to uphold a decades-old pledge that 0.7% of Britain’s Gross National Income is spent on aid.

UK pledge to tackle sexual violence in armed conflict

A £1million pledge by the UK Government to help the UN tackle sexual violence in conflict must focus on helping child survivors to rebuild their lives, aid agency World Vision said today.

Lasting peace in DRC only possible if region’s governments step up, says aid agency

Leaders around the world must support peace talks in East Africa, and peacebuilding at the community level, to address the ongoing nightmare facing thousands of children in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), said international aid agency World Vision.