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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).
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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.
last week. A statement from the WHO said a Rapid Response Team has been displaced to

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).

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.
three international aid said the three agencies that work with children … she said sitting in a

How modern slavery is destroying childhoods

World Vision UK's Erica Hall on the crisis of children who are forced into horrifying exploitation.
certainly not thriving. She was afraid to go outside because the army and policy … she said having enough to eat and learning. When I … she said the army and

The overwhelming joy of meeting the girl I have sponsored for a decade

Angela Farries travelled with children’s charity World Vision to Tanzania in November 2018
I was afraid it would mean we could not meet her … I felt so overjoyed and thankful when we said our

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.

World Vision UK launches Cyclone Fani appeal

World Vision UK has launched an emergency appeal to fund the humanitarian response to Cyclone Fani.

New International Development Secretary urged to put child protection at the heart of UK Aid

New International Development Secretary Rory Stewart must put UK aid back on track and ensure that it meets the needs of the most vulnerable children, says World Vision UK.
lost sight of the real purpose of aid must put UK aid back on track and ensure that it meets the

Cyclone Kenneth: World Vision on standby as second cyclone bears down on Mozambique

Aid agencies in Mozambique, including World Vision, are on stand-by to respond to a potentially lethal cyclone – the second to hit the country in two months.
Aid agencies in … and put staff on standby to be deployed. Aid workers are also partnering with the

Faith leaders and organisations urge Theresa May: 'Aid must help the poorest'

World Vision UK stands with dozens of faith leaders and organisations who in an open letter to Theresa May, urged the Prime Minister to maintain the aid budget and protect the quality of UK aid.
have urged the Prime Minister to prioritise aid and protect the … Spending Review to urge you to maintain the aid budget and protect the quality of UK aid. In

Game of Thrones star Jerome Flynn meets South Sudan’s child soldiers

Actor shares "deeply moving" experiences of trip to war-torn country, as fears of full-blown conflict mount.
ripped apart by war. Dedicated World Vision aid workers are helping desperate families

Cyclone Idai: The future is uncertain for children like Paulito

Paulito and his family survived Cyclone Idai. Now they face major concerns for their future.
was very afraid. The house began to

Cyclone Idai tears through Mozambique: Adelino's Story

Adelino has a beautiful smile, but when he speaks of Cyclone Idai which ripped apart his community - his world - his eyes betray the suffering he’s seen.

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

Homes, schools and hospitals have been violently ripped apart in Beira.
to give aid to a remote community nearby the city. We

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Cyclone Idai: Crises can destroy children’s futures. We mustn’t look away

The full scale of the damage in Mozambique is unknown, but thousands of children are alone and vulnerable.
inefficient and expensive way to deliver aid. Ships are also making a … journey to bring in aid from the capital Maputo. The biggest

Cyclone Idai: Thousands of children alone and desperate in midst of catastrophe 

World Vision UK has reached the city of Beira, Mozambique which has been destroyed by the devastating Cyclone Idai. 

Cyclone Idai: Thousands of people could drown as dam burst risk looms

Hundreds of thousands of people "could drown" as dams in Mozambique and Zimbabwe could burst, following a devastating cyclone and flooding in southern Africa.
regions have still not been reached by the aid villages. World Vision coordinates its aid with various UN … and is therefore in a position to provide aid quickly. In the areas that can be