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12-year-old fights COVID-19 in refugee camp

12-year-old refugee Priscillia, in the DRC, is trying to protect her friends and family from the coronavirus pandemic.

World Vision joins DEC appeal to combat coronavirus in world's most fragile places

The Disasters Emergency Committee today launched a Coronavirus Appeal to help the most vulnerable communities in the world who now face the new deadly threat of Covid-19.

Art exhibition launches to raise funds for World Vision's coronavirus appeal

Drawn Together, curated by the gallery Unit London, celebrates the return to a simpler life during lockdown and a new-found appreciation of helping and togetherness.
and the DRC. Drawn Together runs from 11th June

Statement: DRC on its knees as new Ebola outbreak confirmed

Reports of new cases of Ebola in north-western DRC confirm World Vision's greatest fear: that the country is contending with yet another outbreak in a new province – Equatoria.
The DRC today announced new cases of Ebola in the

Coronavirus: World Vision launches largest ever humanitarian response

World Vision has dramatically scaled up its emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as the virus continues to spread rapidly around the world.
Afghanistan and the DRC. World Vision is warning that the pandemic

Lessons from Ebola: Helping communities prepare for Coronavirus

In the DRC, World Vision is training faith leaders to promote lifesaving messages and practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19 - just as they did with Ebola.
And not only in the DRC.   Our 70 years of experience has shown

Coronavirus: World Vision launches £64m global response

International aid agency World Vision has launched a £64m aid plan to help millions of the world’s most vulnerable people defeat coronavirus.
Afghanistan and the DRC. World Vision is warning that the death

World Vision statement on Ebola aid workers killed in DRC

"We are desperately sad to hear reports of the deaths of a number of Ebola aid workers who were killed in the line of duty – giving their lives to help vulnerable communities in eastern DR Congo," says Anne-Marie Connor, National Director for World Vision DR Congo

Aid agencies evacuate Ebola and measles hotspots as violence flares in DRC

A sudden surge in violence in the DRC has forced aid agencies to suspend work, putting lives at risk as the fight against Ebola and measles is undermined.
control. Angry protests in Beni in eastern DRC have forced the military to protect the UN … World Vision DRC eastern zone

World leaders must wake up to Ebola crisis as International Health Emergency declared

World leaders must wake up to the deadly Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), World Vision warns today.

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.
is now nearly one year since the DRC outbreak was first declared. Timely … says World Vision DRC’s Ebola response … and refugees who are fleeing violence in DRC. We must be proactive because the local

Statement: Demolition of Syrian refugee homes in Lebanon

Statement by World Vision and other NGOs following the demolition of refugees' homes in Arsal.

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).
countries which share a border with the DRC on the border with the DRC. Staff are focused on screening arrivals at … Virus Disease project coordinator in the DRC.

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.
the ongoing outbreak in neighbouring DRC which has claimed the lives of almost

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).

World Vision aid worker wins prestigious 'Humanitarian of the Year' award

Christine Ngbaazande from South Sudan has been awarded a coveted humanitarian honor at the Bond International Development Awards in London.
to flee South Sudan as a refugee to the DRC in 1990 when she was just 13 years old. This

Red Hand Day: World Vision youth campaigners urge UK Government to act

On 12th February – Red Hand Day, the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers – five young people from the UK who were involved in the project will meet their MPs in Parliament.

Ending child labour - for good

The £12.5 million announced by the UK Government today for ending the worst forms of child labour is really good news for some of the world’s most vulnerable children.
the conflict in the DRC reached his village and turned his life

World Vision leads new programme to eradicate child slavery in East Africa

A four-year programme to eradicate child slavery in three African countries launches today, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (December 2).

What children and young people think about child soldiers

World Vision UK wants to give young people who are not directly affected by armed conflict a space to express themselves and stand with the most disadvantaged children.
story from DRC brought them sadness as well as hope.