Monthly Archives: July 2016

ADRA’s Response in South Sudan Continues

ADRA South Sudan’s distribution of emergency food is ongoing, with an estimate of 631 households receiving food packs as of early August. Each food pack includes complete rations of 25 kg (55 lb) of rice, 5 kg (11 lb) of beans, 3 liters of oil, and 250 mg of salt. Hunger is a major issue as […]

3,000 Sheltering at SDA Compound and Receiving Care from ADRA

ADRA is providing emergency response to 3,000 people taking shelter at the Seventh-day Adventist Church compound in Juba, South Sudan. The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) taking refuge at the compound doubled from the original 1,500 people and grows to around 5,000 at night. An existing clinic on the compound has been providing healthcare to […]

1,500 Take Refuge on Seventh-day Adventist Compound in South Sudan

Around 1,500 internally displaced persons (IDPs) have taken refuge on the Seventh-day Adventist Church/ADRA compound in South Sudan’s capital of Juba as renewed violence erupted in the city last week. Most of the IDPs are women, children, and elderly from the surrounding community. The church building, school classrooms, and even covered verandas are full to […]