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Charities launch new Compact to help eliminate orphanages worldwide, echoing UK Government’s landmark commitment

The UK Government became the first major donor of its kind to explicitly pledge support for family and community-based care for all children.

Monsoon floods: World Vision warns of spike in child malnutrition

World Vision warns of spike in malnutrition as Bangladesh, India and Nepal grapple with worst monsoon rains in 20 years
which will have serious consequences for child health and development.

Humanitarian Heroes

Today on World Humanitarian Day, let us celebrate the inspiring stories of our humanitarian heroes.
a passion and commitment for maternal and child health since I was

Increase in heat-related illness for Iraqi children in camps outside Mosul

Mosul: summer temperatures cause increase in heat-related illness for displaced Iraqis

Confict-related trauma: the devastating effect of war on South Sudan's refugee children

More than 150,000 child refugees in mass settlements in northern Uganda require therapy after fleeing violence in neighbouring South Sudan, experts say.

First faces of famine in Somalia

Muhammad is severely malnourished. You can see something is wrong the moment you meet him. But it’s quickly confirmed by the World Vision doctors who have set up a mobile heath unit in Muhammad’s community. His weight and arm measurements are dangerously low and he is immediately put on an emergency nutrition program.

Urgent action needed to save hundreds of thousands of vulnerable children from famine in South Sudan

As a state of famine is declared in parts of South Sudan, international children’s charity World Vision warns that aid urgently needs to reach hundreds of thousands of vulnerable children at risk of starvation.

The power of the Super Tortilla

We're fighting malnutrition with a new way of thinking about cooking; the super tortilla. Instead of making regular tortillas from corn alone, parents add vegetables such as coyote squash stem, yucca (full of fibre, vitamin C and potassium), chipilin (a legume packed with calcium, iron, protein and minerals), oregano, basil, and onions into the batter. The result is a tasty tortilla packed full of nutrition.

Somalia: Looming famine exacerbates TB epidemic as 5 million face starvation

International children’s charity World Vision has today issued a stark warning that hundreds of thousands of children in Somalia are facing a health crisis and starvation as a result of the continued drought and conflict.

Typhoon Nock: World Vision deploys assessment team to worst affected districts as thousands are evacuated

World Vision has deployed an assessment team to ten of the most affected districts in the Philippines after a late-season typhoon roared ashore.

World Vision laments world leaders’ failure to enact UN resolution on Aleppo

International children’s charity, World Vision has lamented the failure by world leaders to agree on a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have paved way for a seven-day truce in Syria's war-torn city of Aleppo.

Timely interventions for a world of difference | Urmila's HIV/AIDs story

This Worlds AIDs Day we share the story of an HIV positive mother we've worked with in India, and her fight to secure medical care for herself and her children.

9.2 million people require urgent humanitarian support as West African conflict intensifies

World Vision is urging the international community to respond to the worsening humanitarian crisis caused by fighting in the Lake Chad Basin of West Africa, as latest figures show that over 21 million people are facing food shortages.

Aleppo: 100,000 children in Aleppo need urgent aid

World Vision is preparing to distribute much-needed medical supplies in eastern Aleppo, as the city endures another round of heavy fighting. Thousands have fled, with a quarter of a million in need of urgent help.

My name is Varsha

11-year old Varsha now takes time each morning to keep clean after learning from World Vision how important personal hygiene is for staying healthy. Her transformation has inspired other parents in rural India to send their children to school.

World Vision braced for massive wave of families fleeing Mosul

World Vision has expressed deep concerns for the welfare and safety of children and families in the Iraqi city of Mosul as fierce fighting began on Monday.

World Vision scales up plans to set up protection centres for children in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

International children’s charity World Vision is scaling up efforts to establish safe spaces to help children come to terms with loss in hurricane-ravaged Haiti.

Mental health, at home and abroad

As humanitarian emergencies continue to unfold around the world, children are increasingly exposed to violence and other experiences that leave them in desperate need of psychological first aid.

Statement in response to the announcement of new FGM figures in the UK

Aid charity World Vision UK today called for a global political and legal concerted approach at tackling the issue of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), following the latest figures