Jan 13

Flooding in Brazil Affects Thousands

ADRA Brazil is activating their emergency response mobile unit to reach families following flooding that affected around 9,000 people. The mobile unit will allow ADRA staff to reach those in need with meals, washing and drying of clothes, as well as psychosocial support as they recover from the emergency. donate now

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Aug 24

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 …

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Aug 19

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 …

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Aug 19

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 …

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Aug 19

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 …

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Aug 19

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 …

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May 31

ADRA Responds to Flooding in Uruguay

Hygiene and disinfecting kits distributed to those affected by flooding in Uruguay. Around the same time that a tornado was causing extensive damage in the country, extensive flooding was also being reported in Uruguay. Rivers and streams rose significantly, leading to the urgent evacuation of close to 3,000 people. Another 7,700 chose to evacuate themselves …

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May 27

Shelter Supplies for Households Affected by Tornado in Uruguay

Households hit by April’s tornado in Uruguay have access to shelter supplies thanks to ADRA Uruguay On April 15, a strong tornado hit the city of Dolores in Uruguay and caused serious damage, particularly in the downtown area. The most affected neighborhoods were Altos de Dolores, Santa Marta, Italia Chica, and Florencio. In response to …

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May 27

Cyclone Ruano Brings Flooding to Bangladesh

ADRA Bangladesh is responding to flooding caused by Cyclone Ruano. Cyclone Ruano swept onto the Bangladesh coastline on May 21, bringing with it flash floods and heavy damage. In some areas, flood protection embankments are broken, allowing seawater to flood homes and crops that were ready to harvest. At this time, estimates for the loss or …

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May 27

ADRA Responds to Flooding in Sri Lanka

ADRA is providing response in Sri Lanka following heavy rains and flooding. ADRA Sri Lanka has begun a national emergency management plan (NEMP) response in the country’s Kilinochchi District, providing hygiene kits to 350 affected families, with plans to expand as soon as possible. Nearly half a million people in Sri Lanka have already been …

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