How can you maintain social distancing in a camp of crowded tents? How do you wash your hands regularly when the queue for the water point is long?
have to face a choice between malnutrition and
In South Sudan, already vulnerable children face a deepening crisis as coronavirus hits their country. Here we meet Paska, an extraordinary girl, who has become carer to her three younger siblings at the age of just 11.
affected keeps growing. Coronavirus vs malnutrition Now a new danger looms. South Sudan’s
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health conditions such as malaria or malnutrition. And this makes them more vulnerable to
Thirty million children’s lives are in danger because of the secondary impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report from World Vision warns.
decreased immunisations and a rise in malnutrition. The report demonstrates that the
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face the increased risk of malnutrition as their parents struggle to make enough
World Vision's national director in the Philppines examines what the coronavirus pandemic means for the world's poorest communities, what we can do to slow it down and how we can support health workers, communities, families and children.
programs that seek to address acute malnutrition. Access to
World Vision’s Global Lead for Health & Nutrition explains how, in the middle of a medical emergency, our teams are protecting families vulnerable to coronavirus.
Right now, children and families across southern Africa are facing starvation and urgently need your help. Around 12 million people are caught up in one of the largest hunger crises ever to affect southern Africa.
months. Children are at increased risk of malnutrition and death due to lack of access to water and
The Famine24 event raised nearly £2,000 for World Vision UK.
eat. One in three suffers from some form of malnutrition and each year 3 million children under the
International children’s charity World Vision UK is looking for people to support the movement for gender equality by sponsoring1000 girls in developing countries.
Homes, schools and hospitals have been violently ripped apart in Beira.
threatened by forced marriages and malnutrition. The effect of sponsorship in their lives
malnutrition and daily struggles. They are forced to take
Leaders of faith-based international development agencies have united to call on churches and mosques to pray for the desperate humanitarian situation in Yemen this week.
Girls should be in school, not marriage. Yet every 60 seconds, 23 girls will be forced to marry men, often double or even triple their age. And those at highest risk are in countries dealing with devastating emergencies. Will you take a minute to speak out against this horrible act?
One year after arriving in Bangladesh, 890,000 children and adults are still living in limbo in the world’s largest refugee camp.
diseases. Malnutrition is endemic and incidents of
International children’s charity, World Vision has urged the UK government to redouble its efforts to support peace in South Sudan and end its child soldier crisis.
Nearly one million people displaced by ethnic violence in Ethiopia are in desperate need of aid, World Vision UK warns today.
fears of disease outbreaks and skyrocketing malnutrition rates among thousands of displaced children.
Every month, thousands of children attend a World Vision nutrition centre in South Sudan to receive life-saving nutritious food packs. This is John Jacob's story.