Monthly Archives: April 2011

Earth Day April 22, 2011

Earth Day:  ADRA Promotes Green Farming SILVER SPRING, Md. – On April 22, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) will be commemorating the worldwide environmental movement, Earth Day.  This year more 1 billion participants are expected to participate in the 41st anniversary of the campaign in more than 192 countries. This year’s theme of […]

Support for Yemen

Yemen: ADRA Granted Award for Emergency Support SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has been awarded nearly $900,000 by the United States of Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) to continue assisting displaced persons through ADRA’s Yemen Emergency Support (YES) Project. The additional funding comes […]

Malaria Day April 25, 2011

Malaria Day: ADRA Recommits to Eliminate Disease SILVER SPRING, Md. – On April 25, The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is renews its commitment to the fight against malaria in support of World Malaria Day, a date set aside to advocate the global movement for the elimination of malaria. “We believe the fight against […]

ADRA President Outlines Agency’s Future

SILVER SPRING, Md. – “The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) International must adapt to the changing development requirements to remain a leader in the humanitarian community and continue to be a vital voice of compassion for the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It has to develop and implement conceptually sound and innovative strategies to position itself […]

Response to Landslides in Brazil

Heavy Rains in Southern Brazil Trigger Landslides, ADRA Responds SILVER SPRING, Md. – In late March, heavy rainstorms over southern Brazil led to flooding, triggering destructive landslides carrying fallen trees, rocks and other debris through several cities, destroying the homes of thousands now left with little or nothing. The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) […]

Response to Crisis in Libya

ADRA Aids Refugees Affected by the Libyan Crisis SILVER SPRING, Md. As the political crisis in Libya continues to escalate, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) remains committed to provide humanitarian assistance to people affected by the ongoing turmoil. ADRA has been on the ground since early March distributing provisions of potable water, inspecting […]

Recent Changes at ADRA International

ADRA International Board Reviews Recent Changes SILVER SPRING, Md. – At the regularly scheduled spring meeting, The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) International Board of Directors on April 6 reviewed the recent reduction in employees (Reduction in Force) and positional realignment that took place on February 22 at the agency’s international office. After much […]