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Despite expanding economies and an accelerated pace of change across Asia Pacific, more than 700 million people are living in poverty in the region.


A surge in urbanization has seen the region’s slum population top more than 250 million people. Children are experiencing a life of hardship and are at risk of exploitation. World Vision has been present in the region for more than 60 years and has a deep understanding of the issues faced by the poorest and most vulnerable people in the 18 countries where we implement development projects.

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World Vision COVID-19 response in Asia Pacific

World Vision is responding, and its Global Health Emergency Response to the most vulnerable people is centered on 17 countries, seven of which are in Asia-Pacific, through a multi-sectoral approach. Working in collaboration with local authorities, frontline health workers, academic institutions, faith leaders and communities, and local NGOs.

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Disaster Risk Reduction: Guardians of the Planet

According to the “Guardians of the Planet”, Asia-Pacific children and youths consultation report, released by five leading international aid agencies, including World Vision International, in Asia-Pacific 77% of children and youth have noticed more climate-related disasters locally in the last two years. 23% of children reported experiencing extreme temperatures, while 30% experienced floods or more severe rainfall.

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Rohingya Refugee Response

Today, almost 1 million Rohingya still languish in the world’s largest refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. More than half of them are women and children.