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Funding crisis pushes millions of Congolese people to tipping point

Millions of people caught up in a humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo risk rising levels of hunger, death and disease due to a lack of aid funding.

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.

World Vision joins faith-based NGOs in support of DEC East Africa appeal

World Vision - alongside faith-based NGO’s: CAFOD, Christian Aid, Islamic Relief and Tearfund – called on faith communities across the UK to support the Disasters Emergency Committee’s (DEC) appeal to help 16 million people affected by drought and conflict in East Africa.

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.
evening will further exacerbate the food crisis situation across Southern Africa.

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.

Anti-Corruption summit should go beyond lip service and provide room for civil society to function in the most affected countries

International children’s charity World Vision UK has urged global leaders meeting in London for the 2016 anti-corruption summit to provide room for civilians and aid agencies to function freely in countries most affected by graft and violence.

Coming full circle | Hope in a time of hunger in Malawi

Like many children in Malawi, Leonard and his family are feeling the effects of drought and hunger. At just 13-years-old, he’s missed school to help his family grow and cultivate the food they need to survive, despite harsh conditions. “I cannot leave my mother to do all this work alone,” he says. Since World Vision began delivering food aid in his area, he hasn’t missed a day of school...
worst food crisis since 2002. Living in the village away

Preparing for the worst

World Vision’s Bert Smit travels to Malawi to visit the Area Development Programme that has been supported by World Vision UK sponsors since 1997. Speaking with community members, many express concerns at the erratic rainfall due to El Nino, leaving them with crops that will not grow. Discussing solutions to the problem, such as drought-resistant seeds, Bert speaks with the community to see how they can better prepare themselves.

Our children and climate change

In early December, World Leaders descend on Paris for CoP21 - a global summit on climate change, where they hope to agree on a new path towards tackling its effects on some of the world's poorest people. Resilience Manager Maggie Ibrahim, explains the new direction World Vision wants to see...
malnutrition due to the drought and food crisis. According to the Intergovernmental Panel

What happens when the rice runs out?

For families who have managed to remain unaffected by Ebola in West Africa, another crisis is now looming – hunger.

What do children in South Sudan eat for breakfast?

Next Monday marks one year since the fighting in South Sudan resumed. The worst fighting came on Boxing Day, when families fled the cosy aftermath of Christmas celebrations for makeshift refugee camps. Intermittent fighting and displacement have disrupted the planting and harvesting cycle, and as fields lie fallow and farmers are scared away, the spectre of hunger looms. Inspired by the recent New York Times piece What Kids Around the World Eat for Breakfast, we asked, what do children in South Sudan eat for breakfast?

Ethiopia and BandAid 30 years on

Tomorrow marks BandAid's 30 year anniversary of the 'Feed the World' recording. Last month, we arranged a trip for BBC reporter Mike Wooldridge to return to the Antsokia Valley in Ethiopia, the place where he and Michael Buerk traveled with World Vision 30 years ago. The dramatic broadcast and the suffering they brought into the spotlight inspired Sir Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to record the original Band Aid single.

On the edge of survival

Last year World Vision reached almost eight million people around the world who were struggling to feed themselves and their children. On World Food Day, 16 October, we are thinking of the people who are still struggling to make sure their children get the food they need to grow up healthy and happy.
on the edge of survival due to the growing food crisis. Aid groups have warned that without urgent

New report challenges thinking on food assistance to hungry

Food assistance alone is not sufficient to achieve a hunger-free world.

South Sudan - World Vision & Other Leading Aid Agencies Warn Famine Imminent

Agencies fear recent improvements will be wiped out as the number of severely hungry people will rise by 1 million in first three months of 2015
worse food crisis

South Sudan escapes official famine, but even without a name hunger still kills

South Sudan's food insecurity hasn't worsened to the point of famine, but situation is still very dire.

More Cash Needed as Famine Looms in South Sudan

One hundred days after an international donor conference was held to raise money to bring aid to South Sudan, the country urgently requires still more cash as it hovers on the brink of famine.
the situation in South Sudan the worst food crisis in the world.  More than 3.5 million people

Famine Looms as Cholera Strikes the Children of South Sudan

Our CEO, Justin, was in South Sudan last week to see first-hand the wide-ranging and life-threatening effects of the conflict that has raged across the country. In his blog he reflects on the impact of conflict on children who should never have to experience the fear in which they live.
very real challenges. Conflict crisis to food crisis Any way you look at … conflict crisis is turning into a food crisis. Thousands of displaced farmers weren’t

Aid effort to avert South Sudan famine in jeopardy

Today marks the 3-year anniversary of South Sudan's independence. The country is on the brink of famine. Urgent funding is needed.
Women are particularly affected by the food crisis and bear a heavy and dangerous burden. In … and scale of our response to the looming food crisis