ADRA Commits to Achieving Objectives of the Global Compact on Refugees

SILVER SPRING, MD (December 18, 2019) – On December 17 and 18, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) joined more than 2,000 humanitarian practitioners and member states at the first-ever Global Refugee Forum in Geneva, Switzerland to find transforming solutions to the world refugee crisis, benefitting both refugees and their host communities.  More than […]

Philippines: Country Struck by Nine Weeks of Natural Disasters

ADRA continues to provide ongoing aid since October PHILIPPINES (December 17, 2019) – The Philippines is known for being a disaster-prone country, ranking second on the global climate risk index in 2018 and fourth in the countries most affected by extreme weather events since 1999. This is largely due to its geographical location along a […]

Thailand: ADRA and Adventist Mission Lend Support to Global Education Campaign

THAILAND (December 12, 2019)– Following the official launch of the global advocacy campaign, Every Child. Everywhere. In School., held at the General Conference’s Annual Council in October, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) and the Thailand Adventist Mission together kicked-off an education campaign at its year-end meeting on December 2. ADRA’s Asia Region Director, […]

ADRA Appoints Annetta Gibson as New Vice President for Finance

SILVER SPRING, MD (December 10, 2019) – The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has announced the appointment of Dr. Annetta “Ann” Gibson as vice president for finance. Dr. Gibson began her appointment, effective December 4. Dr. Gibson steps into the role previously held by Michael Kruger who now serves as president of ADRA.   “Ann […]