When neighbours took up machetes and guns against each other in Central African Republic, life changed for many. World Vision is coordinating humanitarian efforts in the enclave of Yaloke in Northern CAR where they’re currently staying.
“We are still experiencing aftershocks,” says Liz Satow, World Vision Nepal’s national director, who was in an open area attending a futsol match when the earthquake hit. “People are staying outside buildings to be safe during the aftershocks. Our priority right now is to establish contact with our staff in Lamjung who are closest to the epicenter and with all staff based in Kathmandu".
To enable students to thrive in their education and be able to use restrooms whenever they needed, without having to worry of the hygienic conditions inside, World Vision helped 100 schools in Jordan, through its hygiene rehabilitation programme.
World Vision, with funding from UNOCHA and ADH, built roads and drainage trenches in some of the districts within the camp. Summers, winters, and rainy seasons were equally challenging at Za'atari Refugee Camp due to the harsh desert land.
Meet Laynour – she’s fun, feisty and five years old. She plays dolls with her sister, she fights over the doll with her sister, she loves being the centre of attention, and she has adorable pigtails and loves making people laugh.
World Vision's Dominica Leonard travelled to the Middle East to meet Iraqi and Syrian refugees. Here she tells the story of three young children who stole her heart in the midst of a refugee camp in Lebanon.
Blantyre: 25th March 2015: For the whole month of January Chingoli Full Primary School, in the Mulanje district of Malawi, had failed to provide education to learners following the collapse of class rooms at the school. Floods damaged the school blocks to the extent that the Ministry of Lands and Quantity Surveying declared the structures unfit for occupation.