Monthly Archives: May 2012

World No Tobacco Day May 31, 2012

World No Tobacco Day: ADRA Fights to End Tobacco Use SILVER SPRING, Md. – SILVER SPRING, Md. – On May 31 the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is joining the World Health Organization (WHO) in the annual World No Tobacco Day, an initiative created by the WHO to raise awareness of the dangers of […]

Transitioning to a New Life

Uganda: ADRA Responds to Improve the Lives of Congolese Refugees SILVER SPRING, Md. – Following the heated November 2011 presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the battle between government forces and armed militia has been ongoing, causing thousands of Congolese to flee to the neighboring country of Uganda. The Adventist Development and […]

Happy Mother’s Day

Mothers’ Day: ADRA Continues to Support Mothers Around the World SILVER SPRING, Md. – This coming Sunday, millions of men, women, and children around the world will be taking the time to honor their mothers who have sacrificed their time and energy, juggled various roles from nurturer to bedtime storyteller, and have given so much […]

Responding in Peru

Peru: Extreme Weather Patterns Threaten Vulnerable Communities, ADRA Responds SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is assisting families in Peru’s southeastern region, who have been enduring harsh weather conditions during this year’s first quarter. The region has been severely affected by heavy rainfall, thunderstorms, and strong winds, leading to the […]