Monthly Archives: June 2011

ADRA Receives Award

ADRA Receives 2011 American In-house Design Award SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Adventist Development and Relief Agency’s (ADRA) design team has recently been recognized for outstanding design work by Graphic Design USA, a magazine providing graphic designers and creative professionals with latest news and trends for nearly 50 years. The agency’s design team received six […]

Food for Fire Victims in the Philippines

Philippines: Fire in Manila Engulfs Hundreds of Homes SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has been responding to the needs of families forced to flee their homes for safety after an early morning fire broke in the capital city of Manila, Philippines. ADRA implemented a seven-day intervention, providing $5,000 worth […]

Food for Displaced Families

Brazil: ADRA Feeds Families Displaced by Floods SILVER SPRING, Md. – Several days of heavy rains in the Northern state of Roraima, Brazil has led to severe flooding causing the Brazilian Civil Defense to declare a state of emergency in seven cities. More than 355,000 people have been affected by the flood, which has displaced […]

ADRA Aids Nigerians Fleeing Cote d’Ivoire

SILVER SPRING, Md. – Following November 2010’s outbreak of civil war in Cote d’Ivoire, tens of thousands of Nigerians have fled the country, seeking refuge from recent attacks targeted against them. Neighboring francophone countries have turned away the sizable number of Nigerian refugees, forcing thousands of men, women, and children to travel across Ghana, Togo, […]

Enditnow: Rallies Support in Botswana

SILVER SPRING, Md. – In Botswana, government officers, police cadets, representatives from non-governmental organizations (NGOs), pastors, and members of the local community marched through the city of Gaborone showing support for enditnow™, a worldwide campaign advocating for the end of violence against women and girls led by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) and […]

Japan Earthquake Update

Japan: ADRA Continues to Respond to Appeals for Aid SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) continues to provide humanitarian assistance to victims affected by the 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck the northeastern coast of Japan on March 11. Currently ADRA Japan has provided more than 750 meals over the period […]