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International Youth Day: Celebrating youth advocates at World Vision UK

On International Youth Day, World Vision UK's Dr Carine Le Borgne reflects on her work with youth advocates for our It Takes A World campaign.

World leaders must wake up to Ebola crisis as International Health Emergency declared

World leaders must wake up to the deadly Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), World Vision warns today.

Ebola death in Goma sparks fears of greater spread

The fight against Ebola has intensified after the first Ebola death in the major city of Goma in the DRC, World Vision warns today.
while World Vision South Sudan is monitoring carefully after a case was … only a matter of time before Ebola impacts South Sudan. We are on … because the local health capacity in South Sudan would struggle to cope with an

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).
office in South Sudan has been commissioned by the Ministry of … and nutrition specialist at World Vision in South Sudan. … more to do. The big challenge we face in South Sudan and across the region is funding. But

First Ebola case confirmed in Uganda: Millions of children face a looming threat

Uganda’s health ministry has confirmed the country’s first case of Ebola, following the ongoing outbreak in DRC which has claimed the lives of almost 1,400 people.

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.
conflict is likely to flare up again in South Sudan unless a national army of government and … children in South Sudan. Jerome met traumatised children last month

World Vision aid worker wins prestigious 'Humanitarian of the Year' award

Christine Ngbaazande from South Sudan has been awarded a coveted humanitarian honor at the Bond International Development Awards in London.
South Sudan Nepal and a fellow humanitarian from South Sudan. She collected her award at a prestigious … was nominated for her work with World Vision South Sudan inspiring activism for the rights and

From refugee to award-winning aid-worker: My journey as a woman in conflict zones

Christine Ngbaazande from Yambio has been awarded a coveted humanitarian honour at the Bond International Development Awards in London.
I live back in South Sudan and work for World Vision with marginalised … have been sexually abused. The war in South Sudan has caused immeasurable damage both

International Women's Day: How incredible women inspire me as an aid worker

I know from experience that this resilient spirit is intrinsic in women all over the world, even in the most challenging of environments.
look at the facts objectively. About half of South Sudan’s over 12 million population are women. If … stories I have listened to are from South Sudan.

What children and young people think about child soldiers

World Vision UK wants to give young people who are not directly affected by armed conflict a space to express themselves and stand with the most disadvantaged children.
and South Sudan. These stories were used to provide an

Actor Jerome Flynn among thousands urging UK government to help ‘forgotten’ children

World Vision UK is calling for a fourfold increase in the proportion of UK humanitarian aid spending to protect children from violence.
fled from a conflict raging in neighbouring South Sudan. Find out how to support the campaign

The UK must redouble its efforts to end South Sudan's child soldier crisis

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.
to redouble its efforts to support peace in South Sudan and end its child soldier crisis. The … Secretary Jeremy Hunt took up the job on South Sudan’s seventh birthday

Children born of rape in war: Jacob's story

Jacob is 17 years old. He should be enjoying school and thinking about his future, but instead his short life has been marred by struggle.
the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. Working with survivor

Meet the girls using football to challenge gender stereotypes

As the World Cup gets underway, we visit a group of girls in South Sudan using the beautiful game to make a difference.
Child Friendly Spaces in South Sudan are challenging gender stereotypes … by playing football. Many girls in South Sudan are flung quickly into adulthood. The

Malnutrition in South Sudan: A survivor’s story

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.
attend a World Vision nutrition centre in South Sudan. They are given … that her husband was fighting in South Sudan’s conflict and wasn’t sending money home.

Malaria remains one of the leading causes of death in South Sudan

Thousands of children die from Malaria every year in South Sudan.
but in South Sudan malaria is among the most common and

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.
More than 250 child soldiers associated with South Sudan’s numerous fighting groups will be released … during the conflict that has raged in South Sudan since 2013. More than two million children

A displaced family’s garden is inspiring hope and defeating hunger

Every afternoon, just after the final school bell rings, 13-year-old Dak heads to the fields. There, he marvels at the kale growing taller and the aubergines turning deeper shades of purple.
areas where ground has cracked by the hard South Sudanese heat and turns to get a watering can. … living nearby who have been displaced by South Sudan’s ongoing conflict. These fields are