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‘Secure data takes everyone’ - World Vision wins excellence in IT security award May 18, 2017

International humanitarian agency World Vision last night won a prestigious award for its IT security at the InformationWeek IT Excellence Awards.


World Vision response to the bomb attack on a crowded bus convoy in Syria April 20, 2017

The 68 children who were killed in Saturday’s convoy attack were fleeing in search of safety. It's slowly getting to the point where attempts by innocent people to escape death increasingly seem like an exercise in futility.

Syria missile attack April 07, 2017

Marc-Andre Hensel, Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs Director of World Vision’s Middle East Region, said: “As discussed at the Brussels conference on the future of Syria this week, we maintain that a political solution will ultimately form the centrepiece of any long-term solution 

Latest Syria attack is ‘stark reminder’ for leaders gathering in Brussels April 05, 2017

This incident has come as world leaders are in Brussels to hold talks on the future of Syria, and a chance to forge agreements on protecting children and sustainable funding.

Both Irish and Syrian children’s biggest fear is safety according to survey March 13, 2017

An international survey from World Vision reveals the startling contrast between the fears of children engulfed in the Syrian crisis with those in safer countries.

Urgent action needed to save thousands of children from famine in South Sudan February 21, 2017

Aid rapidly needs to reach hundreds of thousands of men, women and children who risk starvation in South Sudan following the declaration of famine, warns World Vision.

Statement by World Vision International CEO; Gaza staff member pleads not guilty February 02, 2017

Today, Mohammad El Halabi, World Vision staff member, pled not guilty to all charges made against him. World Vision condemns any diversion of aid funding and strongly condemns any act of terrorism or support for those activities.

Children fleeing war-torn countries shiver in the cold on Europe’s doorstep January 18, 2017

Justin Byworth, World Vision Brussels Executive Director, said: "Children fleeing war-torn countries are now shivering in the cold after having arrived on Europe’s doorstep. Countries like Serbia, Greece, Lebanon or Turkey, among so many others, are now trying to respond to unprecedented needs as winter hits.

Aleppo Evacuation January 05, 2017

Aleppo evacuation has been completed as of December 26, 2016. The total number of evacuated individuals, according to UN CCCM Cluster, is 36,086.

The ceasefire deal in eastern Aleppo has shattered December 14, 2016

The ceasefire deal in eastern Aleppo has shattered, and the evacuation plan – to get people out of the city in buses – has stalled as the shelling resumes;

Mass evacuation of civilians begins in Aleppo December 14, 2016

As the mass evacuation of civilians begins in Aleppo following yesterday’s ceasefire announcement, World Vision is preparing to serve people displaced from Aleppo City in the outlying areas throughout the Aleppo Governorate. The agency is reaching an estimated 100,000 people who have fled recent violence, including those from Aleppo. 

Uniting for Peace in Syria: Global Civil Society Appeal to UN Member States December 01, 2016

The UN Security Council has failed Syrians. In almost six years of conflict, close to half a million people have been killed and eleven million have been forced to leave their homes. 

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