Monthly Archives: March 2019

Indonesia: ADRA Responds to Flash Floods and Mudslides

ADRA Responds to Severe Flash Flooding and Mudslides in the Papua Province SILVER SPRING, MD (March 21, 2019) – On March 16, flash floods and mudslides hit the eastern Indonesian province of Papua near the subdistrict of Jayapura. Reports are the flood waters left at least 104 dead, 60 missing, 74 injured and displaced more […]

Cyclone Idai Update: ADRA Continues to Provide Aid to Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe

SILVER SPRING, MD (March 19, 2019) – As swiftly as it came, Cyclone Idai barreled through Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe over the weekend, leaving thousands of people displaced. Reports also now estimate that 84 people are confirmed dead in Mozambique, but according to Mozambique’s president, Felipe Nyusi, the death toll could likely rise to nearly […]

ADRA Responding to Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe

ADRA has deployed emergency response personnel in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe in response to Cyclone Idai. As swiftly as it came, Cyclone Idai barreled through Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe over the weekend, leaving thousands of people displaced. Reports also now estimate that close to 500 people are confirmed dead in Mozambique alone, but the death […]

Mozambique and Malawi: ADRA Responds to “Extremely Dangerous” Tropical Cyclone Idai

SILVER SPRING, MD, (March 15, 2019) – Tropical Cyclone Idai is predicted to be the deadliest weather disaster to make landfall on Mozambique’s shore. Related floods have reportedly claimed the lives of more than 120 people and left more than 150,000 people displaced.  “Electricity has been cut off for more than 500,000 civilians in the […]

ADRA’s 2019 Annual Council Gears Toward Growth, Embraces New Purpose

Organization directors discuss how to be more relevant to the needs of society. Each year, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) facilitates two weeks of working group sessions with roughly 200 staff members from its 131 country offices.  The annual assembly of ADRA’s directors and associate directors convened in Amman, Jordan to network, discuss […]

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