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How to keep going in a crisis within a crisis

Joy’s worked through four emergencies in seven months. How does she keep going as a frontliner and help the most vulnerable children in the Philippines?

Healthcare workers on the COVID-19 front line

Communities across the world are celebrating healthcare workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Meet Ailbhe in the UK and her colleagues abroad. 

Facing coronavirus in refugee camps: "You can't run from this"

How can you maintain social distancing in a camp of crowded tents? How do you wash your hands regularly when the queue for the water point is long?

Children in coronavirus lockdown spread hope across the world

During the current coronavirus crisis, children are finding ways to bring hope and healing to those around them.

Why I joined the It Takes A World campaign: A youth advocate’s story

Youth advocates like 19-year-old biochemistry student Asini have been working with us to help end violence against children.

How modern slavery is destroying childhoods

World Vision UK's Erica Hall on the crisis of children who are forced into horrifying exploitation.

Cyclone Idai

as relief efforts continue. STORIES AND BLOGS Cyclone Idai and floods

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: 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.

Supporter Signatures

Call on the UK Government to keep its promise to end violence against children
and Parliament. Read our youth advocate blog here

Typhoon Mangkhut

Typhoon Mangkhut (known locally as Ompong), one of the strongest storms of 2018, made landfall in the Philippines early on Saturday 15 September devastating Northern Luzon. The typhoon claimed dozens of lives and destroyed farmlands, seriously affecting people’s livelihoods.
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Indonesia Earthquake and Tsunami

An earthquake with magnitude of 7.4 struck Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia on 28 September 2018. The quake triggered a tsunami with waves up to six metres high in Dongala, Palu and Mamuju.
STORIES AND BLOGS WAHANA VISI INDONESIA BACKGROUND Wahana

Indonesia tsunami: Aid worker's diary of desperation and hope

"Living in a disaster-prone country like Indonesia, I’m not a stranger to scenes of grief, but the devastation brought by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Palu was unbearable to fathom."

Child sponsorship in Albania: Flavio and Amy's story

After two years of sponsoring and exchanging letters with Flavio, now 11 years old, in Albania, Amy decided to meet him and his family for the first time.

Children born of rape in war: Jacob's story

Jacob is 17 years old. He should be enjoying school and thinking about his future, but instead his short life has been marred by struggle.

Meet the girls using football to challenge gender stereotypes

As the World Cup gets underway, we visit a group of girls in South Sudan using the beautiful game to make a difference.

The only ring on young girls' minds should be from the school bell

Every year, 15 million girls under the age of 18 are married - but how can we stop it? It takes a world.

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.

Boris Johnson, phone booths and crazy weather: London through the eyes of Bangladeshi teens

Two youth leaders from Bangladesh - Al-Amin Bepary and Tanzim Tabassum Tithi - spent one week in London, taking part in the Commonwealth Youth Forum earlier in April.

The young people fighting for change in Bangladesh

World Vision Young Leader Tanzim Tabassum Tithi writes and discusses the issues children face in Bangladesh and the change they're making.
she blogs about the issues children are facing in