Monthly Archives: August 2016

Flooding in India Leads to ADRA Emergency Response

ADRA India is distributing non-food items (NFI) to households who have been hit by a flood emergency impacting Bihar state near the border with Nepal. Staff from ADRA India carried out needs assessments with local partners and is activating their response to target 200 of the most vulnerable households affected by the flood waters. The NFI […]

Uganda Responding to Influx of Refugees from South Sudan

An average of 1,500 refugees are arriving to Uganda every day as they flee uncertainty and violence in South Sudan. ADRA Uganda is working closely with partners on the border and in the country to meet the needs of the steady stream of these displaced people. The first response activity is the distribution of non-food item packs, which […]

Landslides in Nepal Lead to 1,000 Displaced Households

Continuous rainfall in late July led to landslides in Nepal, which took the lives of 38 people and left close to 1,000 without homes in one district alone. ADRA Nepal is coordinating with local agencies and government, and have already distributed 150 sets of temporary shelter kits to families in the most highly affected areas, and will […]

Emergency Distribution Underway in Macedonia Following Flooding

ADRA Macedonia has collected water, food, and hygiene supplies and is distributing in areas hit by heavy rain and flooding. This distribution will begin by targeting 1,000 people with the most need, but will hopefully expand as more resources are available. There is still a strong need for clothing and ADRA Macedonia will continue to […]

ADRA Responding to Earthquake in Peru

ADRA Peru has formed a First Response Team and is providing emergency response in Arequipa, Peru after a 5.4 earthquake shook the region. The earthquake struck on August 14, affecting close to 2,000 families. 1,074 houses are inhabitable and close to 400 have completely collapsed. Soon after the earthquake, ADRA Peru’s First Response Team served […]

A Day in the Field with ADRA Ukraine

The circumstances in which ADRA Ukraine’s Mariupol sub-office work are uniquely challenging. Ukraine has had years of conflict and unrest, and ADRA’s team in the country carry out their mission even as their own safety is at risk.   ADRA Ukraine Mariupol field coordinator Roman Pleshkun shared his experience from a recent delivery of water […]