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World Humanitarian Day: Karate champion empowers Syrian refugee girls in Jordan

This World Humanitarian Day, we honour the women who work on the front line of their own communities in some of the most difficult places. This is Qamar Al-Kurdi's story.
Qamar dreams of creating a Syrian refugee girls karate team one day. She … is Jordanian and based in the Syrian refugee camp Azraq. The camp currently has

World Vision seeks sponsors to give girls in poverty a fighting chance

International children’s charity World Vision UK is looking for people to support the movement for gender equality by sponsoring1000 girls in developing countries.
a karate project for Syrian refugee girls and a project to support

Idlib crisis: Thousands of pregnant women and babies at risk as they flee deadly violence

Thousands of pregnant women, vulnerable infants and young children are fleeing the bombardment of Idlib in north-western Syria, World Vision warns today.

Statement: Demolition of Syrian refugee homes in Lebanon

Statement by World Vision and other NGOs following the demolition of refugees' homes in Arsal.
the context of deteriorating conditions for Syrian … built by Syrian refugees using materials other than timber

World Vision responds to 'terrifying' attacks in Idlib

Children in Idlib are experiencing terrifying bombardment and violence, with reports that dozens of children have been killed in the last two months.
may lead to the worst humanitarian crisis in Syria’s

Demolitions in Lebanon: at least 15,000 Syrian refugee children will be made homeless

At least 15,000 Syrian children face homelessness as their homes in Arsal, Lebanon, are scheduled for demolition.
Syrian children face homelessness as their homes … built by Syrian refugees using materials other than timber … Syrian families and see as many as … disturbed by the loss of their homes in Syria. They should not have to watch their homes

Idlib on verge of worst crisis since the start of Syria's conflict, World Vision warns

An escalation of violence in Idlib, North West Syria, may lead to the worst humanitarian crisis in Syria’s 8-year conflict.
may lead to the worst humanitarian crisis in Syria’s

NGO reaction to the "Brussels III" Conference on Syria

As the international community came together for the 7th consecutive year to commit to helping Syrians inside their country, as well as refugees and their hosts, 15 aid agencies called today for a sustained follow-up to ensure political and funding support translates into meaningful improvements for all Syrians.
7th consecutive year to commit to helping Syrians inside their … into meaningful improvements for all Syrians. The war is not … internally displaced Syrians in the offensive against ISIS are

70,000 Syrian refugees suffer as storms batter Lebanon

Freezing temperatures, rain and snow have exacerbated already dire conditions in Lebanon’s refugee camps, leaving an estimated 70,000 Syrians at risk.
trapped Syrians in dire need of shelter and supplies.

World Vision UK launches campaign to end violence against children

World Vision UK has launched a campaign to end violence against the world’s most vulnerable children, It Takes A World.
were recruited into armed groups last year. Syria received 61 per cent of the humanitarian aid … to children and families forced to flee the Syrian conflict.

Aid agencies call on leaders to avoid humanitarian catastrophe in Idlib

Millions of civilians trapped in Idlib face the prospect of the greatest humanitarian catastrophe in Syria’s seven-year war, should there be a major military escalation in the country’s North West. 
of the greatest humanitarian catastrophe in Syria’s

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.
countries like the DRC and Syria are beyond the Commonwealth’s borders. They

School violence adds trauma for Syria’s war-scarred children, World Vision warns

Children who have fled fighting in Syria are suffering further brutality at school, aid charity World Vision reveals today.
Syrian war has spawned the worst humanitarian … the funds it has generously pledged to the Syrian crisis. These interventions are as … The immersive film was captured by Syrian children in Jordan’s Zaatari refugee

Only lasting ceasefire will end carnage in Ghouta, warns World Vision

Aid agency World Vision is backing calls for an immediate ceasefire to halt escalating violence in Eastern Ghouta, Syria.
Syria. Resolution … attacks in Ghouta come weeks before Syria enters its eighth year of civil war. World

Syria crisis: Chlorine attacks and airstrikes displace many in Idlib

The humanitarian crisis in Syria is worsening following reports of suspected chlorine attacks in the city of Idlib this week.
The humanitarian crisis in Syria is worsening following reports of suspected … Director of World Vision's Syria Syria continue to pour into

Thousands of Syrian refugees face winter hunger in Lebanon as funding lines freeze

International children’s charity, World Vision, has scaled up efforts to support Syrian families camped out in Lebanon as winter takes hold in the refugee settlements.
has scaled up efforts to support Syrian families camped out in Lebanon as winter … refugees and Lebanese affected by the Syria Crisis was met. … informal tented settlements with water. Syrian refugees in Lebanon are also more

Bristol man runs 200 half-marathons for Syrian refugees

World Vision ambassador, Graham Grout, has finished his super-human challenge of 200 half marathons in just over 200 days.
trip to Greece in January I met hundreds of Syrian children and their families who were forced … to help Syrian

Meet Idres, one of our humanitarian heroes

Idres Abdulaziz works on the frontline of the humanitarian crisis in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, for World Vision Iraq. As the Non-Food Items Coordinator, every day he meets civilians suffering and displaced by conflict.
of people who have fled ISIL and the war in Syria. Idres often sees people at their lowest

Increase in heat-related illness for Iraqi children in camps outside Mosul

Mosul: summer temperatures cause increase in heat-related illness for displaced Iraqis
Syria and South Sudan. World Vision

Deadly fires in Bekaa Valley refugee settlements happen too often

Fatal fires in refugee settlements in Lebanon are commonplace. Refugees need peace in Syria, not tented settlements
A Syrian family in the Bekaa Valley refugee … We need a peaceful solution to the war in Syria and a dignified return for the millions of … talks to deliver a solution that allows Syrian families to resume their lives. If we