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World Vision ready to respond to devastating Mozambique cyclone

Emergency supplies have been rushed to Mozambique, where World Vision is preparing to respond to devastating Cyclone Idai.

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.

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.

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.

World Vision UK welcomes Government £10m in matched funding as DEC appeal reaches £24m

International children’s charity World Vision UK today welcomed the Government’s commitment to double its matched funding for the Disaster Emergencies Committee (DEC) East Africa crisis appeal.

World Vision’s emergency teams on standby as fierce cyclone hits Mozambique and threatens floods across Southern Africa

World Vision, has warned that tropical cyclone Dineo which hit the shores of Mozambique on Wednesday evening will further exacerbate the food crisis situation across Southern Africa.

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.

Life with El Niño in Latin America | World Vision UK

The El Niño weather phenomenon is affecting countries across Latin America, including Bolivia and Honduras. Crops are failing and communities are being split. Read one family’s story with World Vision.
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The difference chickens can make

17 years ago when Bee was just a baby he lost his father, and his mum, Esnart was struggling to feed the family. Fast-forward to today and the family is thriving; they often help to support other families in need in their community. Change all began with the arrival of some chickens from World Vision’s Must Have Gifts catalogue.
This past year El Nino has led to drought across southern

Hunger in Zimbabwe | Elida’s story of El Nino

This year’s poor rains and drought from El Nino have greatly affected the lives of 12-year old Elida, her two brothers, Christopher, 21, William, 16, and their grandmother, Emma. With the help of World Vision, Elida and her family have been receiving food packs from our office, provided by child sponsors to reach the most vulnerable families.
poor rains and drought from El Nino have greatly affected the lives of … affected in southern Zimbabwe. Through our El Nino Crisis Appeal you can help us support the

Savings turning into food | Empowering women in Mozambique

A World Vision-supported savings group in Gaza province, southern Mozambique, is helping mothers like Esperança put food on the table for their children and grandchildren. Here, the majority of parents are struggling to feed their children due to the effects of drought that has devastated crops and left a trail of hunger in its wake…
in a country prone to the erratic effects of El Nino. She had an idea to begin a small … are impacted by food insecurity related to El Nino. World Vision Mozambique has initiated its

When the water dries up: Helping Zimbabweans through El Niño

Without thinking, Bert Smit went to wash his hands after a meal. No water came out of the tap. This really hit home how desperate the situation in Zimbabwe has become as El Nino-related drought grips the country. Thankfully, working for World Vision, Bert knew the difference we are making...
districts of southern Zimbabwe. Through our El Nino Crisis Appeal you can help us to support … 1.7 million people affected by El Nino across nine countries in Southern

Desperate to eat: Malawi in the grip of El Niño

As El Niño-related drought sweeps through Malawi, Flora and her family have become increasingly desperate in their attempts to feed themselves and their three children. Before World Vision could distribute maize in her community, Flora’s family had resorted to eating seeds usually fed to birds. She describes the situation they, and many other families, are facing…
immediate nutrition assistance. Through our El Nino Crisis Appeal you can help us to support … 1.7 million people affected by El Nino across nine countries in Southern

Goodwood festival comes fashionably to life as event puts World Vision project on spotlight

One of the most exciting and glamorous days on the horse racing calendar, is now just a day away.

Southern African countries declare "regional disaster" as new report warns of increase in cases of sexual violence

World Vision UK has today called for urgent funds to help support countries in Southern Africa as millions face food shortages due to a massive El Niño-induced drought.

Bikes, chickens, and menstrual pads | Educating girls in Zimbabwe

Bikes, chickens, and menstrual pads - just a few of the things improving life in Sanzukwi ADP in Zimbabwe. When sponsor Claire Bardsley visited, she saw signs of drought and hardship, but also signs of encouragement and hope...

Children out of school and at work as hunger deepens in Southern Africa, finds report

El Niño is having a devastating impact on children in the Southern Africa region, forcing many into early marriage, child labour and dropping out of school, reveals a report by three leading aid agencies released today.

Farming families struggle to survive in drought-stricken Ethiopia

Belaynesh helps her family whenever she can, often in the burning heat of the afternoon. With neither a good roof nor mosquito nets, malaria is the second biggest threat the family is facing after the failed harvest. While Ethiopia sits in the grip of El Nino, the 13-year-old is a sponsored child, and over the years, the support of her sponsor has helped make up for the rain in other ways...
El Nino weather phenomenon is one of the strongest

World Refugee Day: Africa reels under refugee crisis as World Vision warns that closure of Dadaab camp will trigger new migrants wave

Shutting the world’s largest refugee camp could unleash a new wave of human migration across North Africa and Europe, according to World Vision UK.

Every drop counts | Clean water in Malawi

11-year-old Priscilla had to walk miles across hot terrain every day to collect water for herself and her grandmother, often encountering threats such as hyenas. Since we renovated the borehole in Priscilla's community, she no longer has to make the dangerous journey, and she can focus on achieving her dream of becoming a teacher.