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29 Jun 2015 description

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In March 2015 Vanuatu was struck by one of the worst disasters ever experienced in the Pacific.
Winds gusting up to 320 km per hour destroyed homes, infrastructure, crops and livestock and left more than half the population in need of emergency assistance.

23 Jun 2015 description
report World Vision

Once sleeping on dirty floors, skimping on kitchen cleanliness and forgoing toilets, Pisey has mended his ways since attending World Vision’s hygiene training, with the 12-year-old also developing a newfound love of gardening as he helps his grandparents in their field.

“What are you having tonight?” asks Pisey’s grandfather to his neighbour, who is busy collecting gourd and pumpkin leaves in his garden.

“Pro her [fish and vegetable soup],” she replies, not at all flustered at being caught in the man’s plot thanks to Cambodia’s rich tradition of sharing.

18 Jun 2015 description
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Planting Hope
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AUTHOR
Suzy Sainovski
Communications Director - Syria Crisis Response

“A lemon and a loquat tree were planted by my grandfather in front of our house back in Hums – Bab Amr in Syria. My grandfather died and our home was taken by the fighting groups, I don’t know what happened to those trees since we fled Syria three years ago”.

That was Rayyan, 15, who is in the 7th grade. “I’m supposed to be in the 8th grade but I dropped out of school for one year because of the war”, he added “I like planting, here in Jordan I volunteer to help our neighbors plant.”

17 Jun 2015 description
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Children Report Increased Exploitation, Teenage Pregnancies in Ebola-Affected Sierra Leone

Media Contact Phil Carroll 267.992.6356 (M)

FAIRFIELD, CONN (June 17, 2015) — Children across Sierra Leone report that exploitation and violence against girls has increased during the year-long Ebola epidemic, resulting in rising cases of teenage pregnancies, according to a new report launched today by three leading aid agencies.

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03 Jul 2015 description
job Closing date: 16 Jul 2015 World Vision

This is your opportunity to use your special talents to help improve the lives and futures of some of the world's most vulnerable children in the most challenging humanitarian context today.

You can do this by joining World Vision (WV)–a global network of people committed to enhance the well-being and protection of children everywhere by empowering them, their families and communities to overcome the challenges of poverty and injustice.

01 Jul 2015 description
job Closing date: 10 Jul 2015 World Vision

The Operations Director will provide strategic leadership, management, and direction for all aspects of World Vision Ghana’s operations, including long term development, humanitarian efforts, and global advocacy initiatives.

We believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

30 Jun 2015 description
job Closing date: 31 Jul 2015 World Vision

Key Responsibilities:

29 Jun 2015 description
job Closing date: 12 Jul 2015 World Vision

World Vision International - Jordan:

Join and be part of a global relief, development and advocacy NGO, dedicated to work with children, families & communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision International was established in 1950 & operates in nearly 100 countries worldwide. For more information please visit www.wvi.org website.

29 Jun 2015 description
job Closing date: 12 Jul 2015 World Vision

World Vision International - Jordan:

Join and be part of a global relief, development and advocacy NGO, dedicated to work with children, families & communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision International was established in 1950 & operates in nearly 100 countries worldwide. For more information please visit www.wvi.org website.