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Phone call for help makes Ramadi plea personal

22 May 2015 | Posted by Erin Joyce | (0) comments

From a group of 40 displaced people waiting on the side of the road to enter a safe haven, to the bigger crisis of 2.8 million people displaced by violence across Iraq - Erin Joyce explains why World Vision needs your help to respond.

Nepal Earthquake: It pays to be prepared
20th May, 2015 | Posted by Sunjuli Singh | (0) comments
Nepal Earthquake: It pays to be prepared

Helping communities prepare for disasters is an important part of World Vision's work. Ajay, a former World Vision sponsored child, says earthquake preparedness training run by World Vision helped him to stay safe during the Nepal Earthquake.

An unfair budget for the world’s poorest people
13th May, 2015 | Posted by Tim Costello | (1) comments
An unfair budget for the world’s poorest people

Joe Hockey called this year's Federal Budget 'responsible, measured and fair' - but it's hard to see anything fair about a $1 billion cut to Australia's aid program that will affect some of the world's poorest communities.

In the wake of tragedy, lets stand with the people of Nepal
12th May, 2015 | Posted by Tim Costello | (0) comments
In the wake of tragedy, lets stand with the people of Nepal

World Vision Australia CEO Tim Costello shares the story of Bhoj Kumar Thapa, a man he met in the aftermath of the Nepal Earthquake.

Ruth: I will feel happy when I’m successful in this battle on child marriage
11th May, 2015 | Posted by Ruth | (0) comments
Ruth: I will feel happy when I’m successful in this battle on child marriage

Ruth is a World Vision Child Protection Committee member, who works within her local community to educate families on the dangers of child marriage, and intervenes in marriages that are due to take place.

Australian businesses show their support for World Vision’s Nepal Earthquake Appeal
8th May, 2015 | Posted by Kyla-Jane Rickard | (0) comments
Australian businesses show their support for World Vision’s Nepal Earthquake Appeal

It's amazing too see how people come together to help after a disaster like the Nepal Earthquake. World Vision's Kyla-Jane Rickard highlights some of the great ways Australian businesses have stepped up to support our Nepal Earthquake Appeal.

Nepal Earthquake: the logistics of responding in difficult situations
6th May, 2015 | Posted by Jamie Newton | (0) comments
Nepal Earthquake: the logistics of responding in difficult situations

World Vision's Jamie Newton has helped to ensure that essential aid supplies get where they are most needed during an emergency. He explains some of the biggest challenges staff have faced in the aftermath of the Nepal Earthquake.