Aug 08

EMERGENCY: Earthquake in Indonesia

ADRA Indonesia is conducting assessments and is ready to respond after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck Indonesia and killed close to 100 people. Around 447,000 people have been affected with thousands displaced from their homes and thousands more injured. The most urgent needs include clean water, emergency food, shelter materials, and urgent care. To assist …

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Oct 06

ADRA Responding in Puerto Rico

ADRA is providing disaster response in Puerto Rico following the devastation left by Hurricane Maria. ADRA Puerto Rico was in action immediately after Hurricane Irma, and then again after Maria. Together with the local Seventh-day Adventist Church community, they have been helping to clear debris from roads and property, as well as providing as much …

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Sep 22

ADRA Responding to Rohingya Crisis

ADRA is providing urgent emergency relief in response to the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh, where at least 422,000 people have arrived in the last month after fleeing violence in Myanmar. ADRA’s emergency response team is coordinating the delivery of emergency food, shelter kits, and hygiene resources to Rohingya refugees in the Kutupalong camp. This camp is …

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Sep 20

EMERGENCY: Second Earthquake Devastates Mexico

ADRA Mexico began early damage assessments in the hours following a 7.1 magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico on September 19. This is the second massive earthquake to hit the country in less than 2 weeks. This second earthquake was centered on the states of Morelos and Puebla, and caused massive damage in Mexico City, the …

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Sep 19

Hurricanes Irma and Maria Cause Widespread Devastation

ADRA’s response team is on the ground in the Caribbean and surrounding areas in response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria. St. Martin/St. Maarten, Anguilla, and Tortola Food, shelter, and water are urgent needs in the islands of St. Martin/Maarten and Anguilla in the Caribbean, as well as Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. ADRA has …

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Sep 10

8.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico

ADRA Mexico will be focusing on shelter and food as the response gets underway following the 8.2 magnitude earthquake that hit the Southern coast of Mexico on September 7. Close to 2 million people have been affected by the massive quake, with the death toll already nearing 100. Strong, ongoing aftershocks are adding to the damage …

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Sep 07

DISASTER UPDATE: Hurricane Irma Emergency Response Underway

ADRA’s emergency response to Hurricane Irma has begun across the Caribbean and other affected regions. Hurricane Irma has left massive destruction in its path, and ADRA is actively responding. The response is growing every day as emergency response staff gain access to areas hit by the Category 5 storm and more destruction is uncovered. The urgency is also …

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Aug 28

Harvey Response Continues as Hurricane Irma’s Path Continues

ADRA is preparing for the imminent arrival of Hurricane Irma across several countries even as the disaster response following Hurricane Harvey continues with partners Adventist Community Services (ACS). ADRA is responding to Hurricane Harvey in partnership with ACS who are leading the emergency response. ACS is actively responding through their southwestern United States regional office, …

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Aug 15

ADRA Responds to Flooding and Landslides in Nepal

The ADRA network is activating an emergency response in the wake of flooding and landslides in Nepal. In response to this widespread destruction, ADRA Nepal has distributed emergency food, shelter resources, and hygiene and femal dignity kits, household items, and bedding to thousands of those affected. ADRA has also been running health camps and providing …

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May 31

EMERGENCY: Floods in Sri Lanka

ADRA is responding to massive flooding in Sri Lanka that has left 193 dead, 94 missing, and around 100,000 displaced from their homes. The flooding follows Cyclone Mora, which has now also hit the countries of Bangladesh and India. In Sri Lanka, ADRA is working with partners to distribute emergency food rations, which includes flour, rice, …

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