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Children fear they can’t go back to school after Cyclone Fani devastation

Children fear they might not be able to go back to school after the devastation of Cyclone Fani in India and Bangladesh.
to thousands of people affected by the natural disaster. Many children told World Vision staff that

New International Development Secretary urged to put child protection at the heart of UK Aid

New International Development Secretary Rory Stewart must put UK aid back on track and ensure that it meets the needs of the most vulnerable children, says World Vision UK.
new conflicts erupt and natural disasters become the … natural disasters and epidemics. Yet the government spends a

Cyclone Idai: The future is uncertain for children like Paulito

Paulito and his family survived Cyclone Idai. Now they face major concerns for their future.

Cyclone Idai tears through Mozambique: Adelino's Story

Adelino has a beautiful smile, but when he speaks of Cyclone Idai which ripped apart his community - his world - his eyes betray the suffering he’s seen.

Cyclone Idai: Crises can destroy children’s futures. We mustn’t look away

The full scale of the damage in Mozambique is unknown, but thousands of children are alone and vulnerable.

Cyclone Idai: Thousands of children alone and desperate in midst of catastrophe 

World Vision UK has reached the city of Beira, Mozambique which has been destroyed by the devastating Cyclone Idai. 

Child marriage

Forced Child Marriage commonly occurs across the world. Read our guide to find out the effects of child marriage and what we can do together to help.
such as war and conflict or natural disasters. During these times parents may decide to

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.
propensity to natural disasters and other emergencies. This is a welcome

Indonesia Earthquake and Tsunami

An earthquake with magnitude of 7.4 struck Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia on 28 September 2018. The quake triggered a tsunami with waves up to six metres high in Dongala, Palu and Mamuju.
on how to protect themselves from natural disasters and how to prepare for any future … on how to protect themselves from a natural disaster and how to prepare for future disasters. As

World Vision joins DEC appeal to raise urgent funds for Indonesia tsunami survivors

The members of the DEC (Disaster Emergency Committee) launched the joint fundraising appeal today to raise vital funds for the survivors of the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami.
to help people devastated by conflict and natural disasters. World Vision was among the first to

World Vision launches emergency response to Kerala floods

International aid agency World Vision is rushing emergency supplies to India’s Kerala state, where hundreds have been killed and 800,000 displaced by devastating floods.

Modern slavery commitment: “Do not forget children in emergencies”, World Vision urges UK government

World Vision UK responds to the latest commitment by the UK government to help eradicate modern slavery in the Commonwealth.

World Vision UK launches 2017 Impact Report as charity launches two aid delivery mechanisms

International children’s charity, World Vision UK has today published a new report detailing the impact of its work in 2017.

World Vision ready to respond to devastating earthquake in Iraq

World Vision humanitarian staff are on standby to respond to a massive 7.3 earthquake centred on the Iraq-Iran border that killed more than 200 people on Sunday.
emergencies caused by earthquakes and other natural disasters. World Vision currently has 255 staff

World Vision scales up plans to set up protection centres for children in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

International children’s charity World Vision is scaling up efforts to establish safe spaces to help children come to terms with loss in hurricane-ravaged Haiti.

Breaking the rules | Improving nutrition and encouraging girls into sport in Nepal

Sumina’s mother was adamant: football was not for girls who should be doing household chores. But once she changed her mind, the benefits of the game and the World Vision-recommended diet were clear for her daughter and many other girls in the community...

Working with DFID to stop child marriage in Nepal

At the Girl Summit in 2014, leaders and organisations from around the world came together and pledged to end child marriage. Today in South-eastern Nepal, World Vision and the UK government are working together to make this goal come true.

World Vision garden wins gold medal at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

World Vision UK’s garden at the prestigious Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (HCPFS) has won the coveted gold medal today.
communities are hit by natural disasters or outbreaks of disease

Women supporting women | Linking empowerment and resilience in Myanmar

How can we minimise the impacts of a natural disaster? WVUK’s Rachel Canclini Kettle travelled to Myanmar to see how our work was helping communities to do just that; through early warning systems, laying cement roads and forming savings groups so that women of the community can support each other with money and resources. Rachel felt lucky to have been able to visit and see the impact our work is having…
build their resilience to climate change and natural disasters. The project overlaps with our existing and