Double Amputee Woman to Complete Upcoming New York City Full Marathon

Washington, DC (October 18, 2018) — Brazilian athlete Adriele Silva, 31, looks forward to crossing the finish line at mile 26.2 of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 4. The New York Road Runners, who has organized the race since 1970, believes she will be the first female double amputee to complete […]

ADRA Joins Faith Groups to Discuss Children on the Move

FAITH GROUPS GATHER TO DISCUSS CHILDREN ON THE MOVE October 15, 2018 – This week a diverse group of organizations will come together for a forum at the Jesuit Curia in Rome where they will discuss how faith leaders can work together to end violence against children on the move. According to UNICEF, more than […]

Marie-Julina’s Story

“I am scared to die from hunger,” Marie-Julina said.   “I have eight children and four grandchildren living with me,” she said. “I am responsible for their survival. We haven’t had enough to eat for eight years. We would plant, but nothing would grow.  “Some of my children have never had more than one meal a day. They have […]

ADRA Receives Air Support to Help with Ongoing Relief Aid in Indonesia

SILVER SPRING, MD, (OCTOBER 4, 2018) – As response efforts continue for thousands of affected people hardest hit by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake followed by an 18-foot tsunami, which struck the town of Palu and nearby areas in central Sulawesi in Indonesia, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has received air support thanks to […]

Statement Regarding Yemen

Silver Spring, Maryland – October 3, 2018 The following statement is to clarify an Associated Press story (“UN suspends crucial cash aid to 9 million Yemenis”) published on Tuesday, October 3, 2018 regarding ADRA’s country director in Yemen and ADRA’s work in the country. “This is a very disturbing situation, but we stand on these […]