Apr 16

ADRA’s President Urges Support for Disaster Efforts

Urgent call made to help those recently affected by natural disasters In the month of March, numerous disasters occurred, including the worst tropical storm on record to affect the southern African regions of Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe. During that same month, Nepal and Indonesia were also hardest hit by heavy rain and floods.  With these countries …

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Apr 01

Yemenis Being Aided Through SALA Program

Study reveals Yemenis are surviving war-torn districts through agriculture and livelihood aid SILVER SPRING, MD (APRIL 1, 2019) — The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) had for seven months conducted a pre- and post- study on the long-term effects of relief aid provided to 200,000 people in Yemen, many of whom were faced with ongoing …

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Mar 21

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 …

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Mar 19

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 …

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Mar 15

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 …

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Feb 25

ADRA Launches “Every Child. Everywhere. In School.” Global Advocacy Campaign

One million signatures being petitioned so all children in the world can be in school AMMAN, JORDAN (FEBRUARY 25, 2019) — The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) announced today a new global advocacy campaign, “Every Child. Everywhere. In School.” The campaign is an urgent call to leaders around the world that all children, regardless of …

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Jan 08

ADRA Awards ACS $50,000 to Help Wildfire Survivors in California

SILVER SPRING, MD – The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has announced it will provide financial support totaling $50,000 to the Adventist Community Services (ACS) who has been coordinating efforts to help survivors of Butte County, California recover from deadly wildfires, which started on November 8 and later contained on November 25 in 2018. …

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Nov 12

ADRA Connections Offers Service Scholarships to Young Adults to Volunteer Overseas

SILVER SPRING, MD (November 12, 2018)– The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)’s global volunteer program ADRA Connections is launching a new service scholarship that will allow thousands of young people in the U.S. to be more active through volunteerism and become agents of change to contribute to the development of communities abroad. “We want to …

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Oct 18

Double Amputee Woman to Complete Upcoming New York City Full Marathon

Washington, DC (October 18, 2018) — Brazilian athlete Adriele Silva, 31, looks forward to crossing the finish line at mile 26.2 of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 4. The New York Road Runners, who has organized the race since 1970, believes she will be the first female double amputee to complete …

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Oct 15

ADRA JOINS FAITH GROUPS TO DISCUSS CHILDREN ON THE MOVE

FAITH GROUPS GATHER TO DISCUSS CHILDREN ON THE MOVE October 15, 2018 – This week a diverse group of organizations will come together for a forum at the Jesuit Curia in Rome where they will discuss how faith leaders can work together to end violence against children on the move. According to UNICEF, more than …

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