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Latest updates

VSO releases an application to strengthen learning for Rohingya children in Bangladesh

VSO Bangladesh and its partners announce the launch of 'VSO School App', an education app developed in partnership with Ustad Mobile and used to strengthen the learning of Rohingya children in Cox's Bazar.

Volunteers respond to flash floods in Sierra Leone

VSO is working with partners and community volunteers to reach the most affected groups as a result of the rapid flash floods that hit Freetown on 2 August.

Flooding in Nepal, Bangladesh and India

In Bangladesh, India and Nepal, flooding has killed more than 100 people over the weekend, and VSO is carrying out an emergency response.

Volunteers prepare to respond to Cyclone Idai

The international development charity, VSO, is working with partners and community volunteers to reach the most affected groups as a result of the damage caused by Cyclone Idai which hit Mozambique,  Malawi and Zimbabwe last week. Cyclone Idai has been described as one of the worst cyclones ever to hit the southern hemisphere and is estimated to have affected over 1.6 million people.   

Safeguarding: Joint statement from the development sector

As organisations whose core aim is to help the most vulnerable people in the world, we must always confront abusive behaviour and the misuse of power. When it comes from individuals within our sector it is a double betrayal, not just of the people we exist to serve, but of the British people in whose name we operate.

Leading youth development programme, ICS, sends out its 20,000th volunteer to fight poverty in Cambodia

On Tuesday 23rd February, 22 year old Tania Tuzizila from Croydon will be the 20,000th young person to volunteer with the International Citizen Service (ICS) – a youth development programme for 18 to 25 year olds, led by leading international development charity, VSO and funded by the UK government.