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A Clarion Call for Effective Humanitarian Response

The current crisis clearly requires specific responses to some of the social issues for which several recommendations have been made and are being implemented.

April-2020
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OUR RESPONSE TO COVID-19

We are providing over 40,000 meals for vulnerable people through local administration and dry rations to over 2500 families. We have distributed around 7000 masks and trained close to 1200 community volunteers. We are helping the most vulnerable families through cash transfer. We also distributed over 700 hand-washing supplies. We are doing everything possible to prevent the spread of the disease and to compensate for the loss of livelihood and daily wages for vulnerable people. Read More

April-2020
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Toilets for All - Community-led solutions for sanitation

Sanitation is a human right and everyone should have access to a toilet to ensure human dignity. The theme of World Toilet Day 2019 is "Toilets for All," which means leaving no one behind as the world strives to achieve universal access to sanitation. Community-Led solutions can steer social change bring about access to total sanitation for all

November-2019
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World Vision responds to cyclone Fani

World Vision plans to rush emergency relief to 20,000 families in the districts of Bhubaneshwar, Puri, Cuttack and Jagatsinghpur. Our response will cover the sectors of Food, shelter, child protection, water, sanitation and hygiene.

May-2019
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World Vision India rushes support to people affected by cyclone Gaja

World Vision India rushed emergency relief materials including rice, lentil, cooking oil, mat, towel and biscuits to over 15,000 families affected by cyclone Gaja

December-2018
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For an open-defecation-free India

World Vision India is engaging the communities, building local capacities, changing behaviours and encouraging the rural communities to become open defecation free.

January-2018
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WV India’s Emergency Relief Reaches 22,500 People

World Vision India reached more than 22,500 people with emergency relief in Bihar and West Bengal, providing them dry ration, cooking oil, soaps and tarpaulin sheets.

September-2017
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Drought-hit states are seeing a spurt in child labour

The theme of this year’s World Day Against Child Labour on June 12 is the impact of conflicts on child labour.

June-2017
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No systemic measures yet in disaster management

Disaster management needs to become more humane in its approach, and not become a second ‘disaster’ for the affected people. This is the most appropriate time to give fresh impetus to DRR as India enters an era of continuous climatic change.

May-2017
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Towards ending childhood TB

The government’s effort to work closely with private healthcare systems, research institutions, technical experts and civil society organizations, both at the rural and urban levels, is a game-changing strategy for a TB-free India.

March-2017
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