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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).
World Vision has mobilised staff across East Africa to prepare for any further spread of the

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.
gaining independence in 2011. The East African country has been convulsed by a

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).

Nearly one million people displaced by violence in Ethiopia face disease and hunger

Nearly one million people displaced by ethnic violence in Ethiopia are in desperate need of aid, World Vision UK warns today.
UK warns today. Communities from the East African country’s Gedeo and West Guji zones

Over one million people at risk as floods devastate East Africa

Hundreds of thousands of children are at risk of malnutrition, disease and even death due to major flooding across East Africa, World Vision warned today.

Urgent aid needed to avert humanitarian catastrophe in Somalia

World Vision urges the UK government to put pressure on the international community to respond urgently to the hunger crisis in Somalia before it’s too late.

Hundreds of child soldiers released from armed groups in South Sudan

More than 250 child soldiers associated with South Sudan’s numerous fighting groups will be released today following the successful intervention of World Vision and other aid agencies.

As Ethiopia faces catastrophic drought, more girls are forced into early marriages

Alarming levels of food shortages caused by prolonged droughts in Ethiopia are forcing more girls into early marriages, international aid agency World Vision has revealed.
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Thousands of children at risk as refugee ration cuts announced in Kenya

Tens of thousands of child refugees in Kenya are at risk of hunger and malnutrition now that food rations have been slashed in half, World Vision warns.

Sharing seeds, sparking connection

We all start off as strangers. It’s random connections or, perhaps, a higher power that brings people together. With some, we connect and build bonds. We nurture family relationships and develop friendships that span years. With others, we are mere ships in the night, passing by – attending the same places and interacting with the same people, but the proverbial fire never ignites.
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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.
threaten peace in South Sudan and across the East Africa region. The international community must

Arthur's Trip to Ethiopia

Humbo has definitely been a highlight of the visit. It gives hope this part of Ethiopia has tremendous potential and will not endlessly suffer drought after drought if we learn from what has happened here. Hopefully one day, Mamiye and his family won’t have to be the recipients of food aid every year as this kind of approach is expanded.
East Africa Day 1 It’s not been a good night. The

Pulling children from the clutches of malnutrition in Somalia

World Vision, together with the World Food Programme, has provided 16,612 children and 5,684 mothers with ready use supplementary foods and a monthly rations of nutrition packs jammed full of protein, vitamins and essential minerals to help malnourished children gain weight and become healthy.
World Vision East Africa Hunger Crisis At a health clinic in rural

Sleeping into death - the cost of drought in Kenya

Baby Akusi was showing visible signs of wasting when she was brought to the clinic in Turkana County, Kenya. Her mother, Lomukuny, was worried by her orange hair and diarrhoea
and their worried mothers. The drought in East Africa has caused the number of patients at this … East Africa response. … for hundreds of thousands of children across East Africa who face the same fate. Akusi was named

Farmers in Kenya’s ‘bread basket’ region grapple with armyworm invasion

As millions of Kenyan farmers seek to recover from the double crisis of severe drought and floods triggered by an El Niño weather phenomenon, they now face a new threat: the fall armyworm.
with health and food aid across Kenya and East Africa after launching a humanitarian appeal.

Thousands of children at risk as cases of cholera spike across Horn of Africa

Thousands of children are at risk of cholera and other diseases following heavy rains in the Horn of Africa, humanitarian organisation World Vision warns today.
of Water and Sanitation and Hygiene for East Africa. An estimated 9.2 million people in … response to the ongoing hunger crisis in East Africa to assist

Life in a South Sudanese camp as an unaccompanied Internally Displaced Person

Ayman* waved his parents goodbye as the small boat left the shore and started floating down the river. Sitting on a wooden bench with his two younger brothers and younger sister, he wondered if he’d ever return.

World Vision UK backs Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

World Vision UK is backing a global prayer day aimed at mobilising millions of Christians to act to prevent the mass starvation of children and their communities in Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen and Nigeria.

DEC East Africa Crisis Appeal raises £40 million

World Vision UK has today welcomed the £40 million raised by the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for East Africa.
appeal for East Africa. The international children’s charity is … providing lifesaving aid across the East Africa awareness for the 16 million people across East Africa who are on the brink of starvation and in

Drought and conflict in South Sudan fuelling the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis

International Children’s charity World Vision UK, is today warning of the soaring refugee crisis as drought and conflict in South Sudan force people to flee to neighbouring Uganda.
in desperate need. Please donate to the East Africa Crisis Appeal today