Dec 13

ADRA Indonesia Providing Shelter After Earthquake

Shelter kits will be distributed for more than 900 people who were displaced by the recent earthquake in Indonesia. ADRA Indonesia has conducted assessments and will be distributing the shelter kits to displaced households in Pidie Jaya district, where shelter is an immediate need. Each kit includes tarpaulins, ropes, poles, nails, and a hammer. The 6.5 …

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Dec 07

We Thank God: Marie’s Story from Haiti

Marie-Denise Dorvilier, 53 years old and a mother of nine, remembers Hurricane Matthew like a nightmare. “I heard the wind, and I went out of the house and started running. A metal wire strangled me and I fell to the ground. Despite all the metal sheets flying around, I rose up again and began running towards …

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Nov 01

ADRA Sending 2,850,000 Meals to Haiti

ADRA’s Hurricane Matthew Response in Haiti Continues with Major Delivery of Meals MIAMI, FLORIDA—Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has partnered with Stop Hunger Now to deliver 2,851,200 meals to people in Haiti as part of their ongoing Hurricane Matthew disaster response. ADRA and Stop Hunger Now have joined with Airlink, a rapid-response relief organization that …

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Oct 31

Where Else Will I Go: Joyeuse’s Story

ADRA’s response to Hurricane Matthew in Haiti is still going strong. Our disaster relief has reached more than 100,000 people with clean water, food, shelter supplies, and other resources. Today, Joyeuse shares her story with you. Sixty-year-old Joyeuse Sincere has never lived anywhere outside the uplands of Roche-A-Bateaux in Haiti, the only place she calls …

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Oct 16

World Food Day: Success Sprouts in Madagascar

Today is World Food Day and to celebrate, we want to share the success you’ve helped bring to hungry families around the world. The global message from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for this year’s World Food Day is “Climate is Changing. Food and agriculture must too.” It’s clear that …

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Oct 03

Haiti Update: Hurricane Matthew Response Continues

Donations to ADRA’s emergency fund are still needed as the response to Hurricane Matthew continues. An astounding 2.1 million have been greatly affected by the effects if Hurricane Matthew, including close to 900,000 children. Around 1,000 lost their lives to the storm in Haiti alone. For any country, this is huge. For a country already on its knees, …

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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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