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Lisa Sorge, PMP
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Press Releases & Resources

A World Vision staff bends down to speak with a child sitting beside their mother in Afghanistan, with their faces obscured.
Aid for Afghanistan Coalition welcomes passing of Bill C-41
The Aid for Afghanistan Coalition reacts to the passing of Bill C-41, a pivotal bill allowing for humanitarian aid to be delivered to Afghanistan.
June 20, 2023

A group of South Sudanese children sit on a mat on the ground outside, eating food.
Canadian charities unite to respond to humanitarian crisis in East Africa
The Canadian government is matching donations to the Humanitarian Coalition's efforts to respond to the hunger crisis happening in east Africa, up to $5 million.
June 05, 2023

A mother picks potatoes with her children in a field.
World Vision-led project receives $41 million to transform nutrition, empower women and promote gender equality
World Vision partners with international and local organizations in a new seven-year project aiming to improve nutrition and gender equality.
May 26, 2023

A young Asian boy reaches up to handle a net filled with small fish.
World Vision applauds successful passing of Bill S-211 to fight forced and child labour in supply chains
World Vision Canada applauds the passing of Bill S-211, a landmark legislation that will help combat forced labour and child labour in Canadian supply chains.
May 04, 2023

Hajer, a young girl wearing blue, holds and reads a blue book.
Budget 2023 undermines Canada’s standing in the world, as government backpedals on aid commitment, says coalition of NGOs
Alongside a coalition of over 80 NGOs, World Vision Canada expresses disappointment towards the Government of Canada's decision to decrease foreign aid in the 2023 federal budget.
March 28, 2023

A pair of eyes painted on Carling Jackson's mural gaze out.
National mural project to highlight millions of children trapped in child labour
Renowned artist Carling Jackson has teamed up with Canadian youth leaders to produce a mural to support the fight against child labour through World Vision Canada's No Child For Sale campaign.
March 28, 2023

An Afghan woman in a hijab carries her son to a doctor in a clinic.
#AidforAfghanistan coalition of 18 organizations responds to government plan to amend Criminal Code
Alongside 17 other organizations through the #AidForAfghanistan campaign, World Vision Canada responds to the Government of Canada's announcement about a new amendment to the Criminal Code.
March 09, 2023

Men standing on rubble, some lifting large pieces of concrete
Türkiye-Syria Earthquake Media Kit
World Vision Syria Response has been operating inside Syria, Jordan and Turkey since 2011. We provide lifesaving protection, education, WASH and health services to refugees and local communities, impacted by the ongoing conflict. The response team comprises 187 staff and volunteers working with 21 local partners in Turkey, Syria and Jordan.
February 07, 2023

A building lies in ruins, with a few people scavenging through the rubble.
Canadian charities unite to respond to earthquake in Turkey and Syria
Leading Canadian humanitarian agencies are coming together to raise funds for communities impacted by the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria.
February 06, 2023

Geovanni tills soil in his family's field, wearing a blue shirt and a red cap.
Report: Canadian imports of products that may contain child or forced labour hits $48-billion
Canadian imports of goods linked to child labour rose over 30 per cent in the last five years—a problem made worse by COVID, conflict and climate change.
January 24, 2023

A baby cries at a World Vision Afghanistan mobile medical clinic.
World Vision Afghanistan temporarily suspends operations and expresses bitter disappointment at decision to ban women from working at NGOs
World Vision Afghanistan to suspend operations due to Taliban’s ban on women in NGOs
December 28, 2022

A close-up shot of a parent holding their daughter
Canadian aid organizations demand government action on Afghanistan sanctions
With approximately 23 million people in Afghanistan dealing with severe drought, acute hunger, and a breakdown of health services, a coalition of leading aid organizations are calling for urgent action from the Government of Canada to lift barriers to delivering humanitarian assistance in the country.
September 22, 2022

Polina holds her dog, staring off into space.
New World Vision report warns of war’s devastating long-term impacts

Children’s mental health is top concern for Ukrainian parents, new World Vision report finds. A new generation of children is at risk of experiencing severe mental health issues due to the conflict.

July 05, 2022

A young mother holds her daughter, who is being assessed for malnutrition
G7 Ukraine tunnel vision marginalizes millions globally on brink of starvation
The G7's response to the hunger crisis falls short of adequarely addressing the rapidly escalating global hunger crisis, World Vision says.
June 29, 2022

A woman wearing a hijab sits on the ground outside with an empty bucket beside her.
Canadian charities unite to fight hunger; Government matches donations
Leading Canadian aid agencies are joining forces to raise funds and rush assistance to those facing the global hunger crisis.
June 24, 2022

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