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Press Releases & Resources


A mother holds her baby while a doctor assesses the child for malnutrition.
World Vision launches global response to escalating hunger crisis as millions of children face starvation  
World Vision calls for an urgent response to the increase in extreme hunger around the world, with 45 million people face starvation without life-saving assistance.  
May 26, 2022

A young girl writes in her school book, sitting on mats beside other young girls.
World Vision Canada Statement: Government of Canada 2022 budget
While World Vision Canada is pleased with Canada's increase to the international development budget, our team calls for further action from the federal government on a variety of areas intersecting international development.
April 08, 2022

A little girl looks into the camera, wearing a black mask.
World Vision warns that a resurgence in preventable diseases due to COVID-19 puts millions of children at risk

COVID-19 exposed weaknesses in health systems around the world, putting millions of children at a higher risk of easily preventable diseases like tuberculosis.

April 06, 2022

An illustration of all the members of the Refugee Education Council.
World Vision applauds new goals by Canada to support education needs of refugee and displaced youth
World Vision Canada welcomes the new set of high-level outcomes released by the Minister of International Development on March 31, which responds directly to the needs and recommendations of refugee and displaced youth themselves.
April 01, 2022

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Child protection, education, mental health must be prioritized as Ukraine refugee numbers hit 4 million

With the total number of Ukrainian refugees surpassing four million as of March 30, international aid agency, World Vision, is calling for greater focus on essential services for vulnerable refugee children, including child protection, education and mental health support. 

March 31, 2022

Two daughters sit in a tent with their mom.
One month on: Ukraine’s children facing death and displacement
As the Ukraine conflict reaches its one-month mark, international aid agency World Vision warns that children are bearing the brunt, as they are killed, forced to flee their homes and are at high risk of trafficking and abuse.
March 23, 2022

World Vision delivers more aid into Ukraine as increased fighting fuels soaring humanitarian need
Soaring humanitarian needs inside Ukraine have prompted World Vision to deliver its second shipment in a week of essential food and supplies to a hospital in the embattled nation. 
March 12, 2022

A young child swings beside a destroyed building.
Ukraine conflict could lead to increase in global starvation

The conflict in Ukraine is not only devastating the lives of those directly impacted but worsening the hunger crisis in dozens of other nations, according to World Vision.

March 10, 2022

A group of men hand off supplies.
World Vision delivers food and supplies within Ukraine following urgent appeal from hospital
On March 5, World Vision delivered much-needed food and medical supplies to a hospital in Ukraine, as the nation struggles to survive the current conflict.
March 06, 2022

A World Vision staff member talks to an Ukrainian girl at the border of Ukraine and Romania.
Ukraine Crisis Media Kit
World Vision has spokespeople on the ground in Romania available for interviews. Our team is supporting refugees fleeing Ukraine. Please contact us to arrange an interview.
March 03, 2022

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World Vision warns of Ukraine humanitarian crisis's impact on children
World Vision Canada has launched an appeal to raise donations to support its operation in response to refugees entering Romania from Ukraine and plans to provide psychological and first aid for children who have been traumatized by this conflict, as well as basic relief supplies for refugees.
February 28, 2022

A vat of melted chocolate
World Vision raises the bar on ethical chocolate
World Vision Canada is releasing an updated version of its Good Chocolate Guide to help Canadians do the right thing and buy certified FairTrade chocolate.
February 12, 2022

World Vision Heroes for Children winners
World Vision recognizes Canadian “heroes for children”
Five Canadian “heroes” received World Vision Heroes for Children awards for their commitment and passion in helping the world’s most vulnerable girls and boys.
 
January 24, 2022

Polar Bear Dippers splash around Lake Ontario.
Canada’s largest Polar Bear Dip raises money for clean water with dip-at-home challenge
The Courage Polar Bear Dip, the largest and longest-running charity event of its kind in Canada, this year aims to raise $100,000 to support World Vision’s clean water initiatives by allowing to participants to “dip their own way” this New Year’s.
December 23, 2021

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Canada’s Top 100 Employers recognizes World Vision Canada for employee benefits
Canada’s Top 100 Employers recognizes World Vision Canada for employee benefits. The humanitarian, development and advocacy agency is recognized for 12th consecutive year.
 
December 03, 2021

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