Chepsanak's Story

Chepsanak’s eyes are empty. And the plates she and her five children hold are empty too. They haven’t eaten in days. Earlier this year, Chepsanak’s husband died from hunger. He was a hardworking father, spending long days making and selling charcoal to put food on the table and keep his children alive. He often went […]

Thailand: ADRA Distributes Food and Water to Families Hardest Hit by Tropical Storm Podul

Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand (September 18, 2019) – On August 29, Tropical Storm Podul crossed into northeast and northern Thailand bringing heavy rainfall and high winds causing flash flooding and landslides across 32 provinces.  Due to the torrential rain, waters rose significantly higher above normal levels in Ubon Ratchathani, the tenth most populous city in Thailand, […]

Statement: ADRA Halts Operations in Bangladesh

The following statement is in response to a Dhaka Tribune story that was published alleging ADRA’s involvement with a recent anti-repatriation rally at a Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Bangladesh has suspended its operations in the country following an official notice from the Government of Bangladesh […]

Bahamas: ADRA Prepares Food and Water Assistance to Help Families

Aid delayed by extensive road blocks, intense flooding  SILVER SPRING, MD (September 5, 2019) – Four days have passed since Category 5 Hurricane Dorian dumped heavy rain on the Abaco and Grand Bahama islands for more than 40 hours. As the storm tapers off, the devastation is immense. Families have been left stranded in their homes, […]

EMERGENCY: Hurricane Dorian Devastates Bahamas

ADRA is on standby to respond to Hurricane Dorian as its devastation is already being felt in the Bahamas. You are a critical member of our emergency response team – please make an urgent donation now. ADRA’s team on the ground called the now Category 4 storm “the worst hurricane we’ve ever experienced.” Entire towns […]