New report identifies urgency to address funding gaps in education in emergencies, says World Vision
- Thirteen million children are not in school because of conflict and political upheaval across the Middle East and North Africa.
- In Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Libya alone, nearly 9,000 scho
3 September, 2015, Brussels: World Vision is urging the European Union’s interior and justice ministers to make a commitment to ensure the safety and well-being of refugee childRead more
Juba, SOUTH SUDAN- The signing of the peace agreement by President Salva Kiir Mayardit is a positive step toward ending the brutal 20 month civil war but aid agencies CARE, IRC, OxRead more
Millions displaced, World Vision India starts response in the worst affected districts in West Bengal
Over 200 people dead and around 10 million people affected in West Bengal, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Manipur and Odisha.
The death toll due to heavy rains and opening of dams in different parts of the country has risen to 180, with over 10 million people being affected.
Since early July, heavy monsoon rains have been falling on Myanmar, India and Bangladesh.Read more
World Vision welcomes post-2015 agenda’s commitment to children, cautions real work still lies aheadAfter lengthy negotiations, 193 United Nations Member States have agreed on the post-2015 agenda; the new global development framework that aims to eradicate poverty over the next 15 years. Read more
- MDGs have been ineffective in fragile and conflict-affected environments
- Because of that, 1.5 billion people have missed out on more than a decade of concerted internation
Freetown, Sierra Leone (17 June 2015) Children across Sierra Leone report that exploitation and violence against girls has increased during the year-long