Jun 18

Support for Refugees of Burundi Crisis

Recognizing World Refugee Day 2015: ADRA Provides Support for Refugees of Burundi Crisis BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI – As World Refugee Day approaches, ADRA is responding to the rapidly deteriorating situation in Burundi amidst the upcoming presidential election and recent coup attempts. Violence broke in Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura, and in Makamba province, on April 26 and has …

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May 10

Transitioning to a New Life

Uganda: ADRA Responds to Improve the Lives of Congolese Refugees SILVER SPRING, Md. – Following the heated November 2011 presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the battle between government forces and armed militia has been ongoing, causing thousands of Congolese to flee to the neighboring country of Uganda. The Adventist Development and …

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Apr 13

Response to Landslides in Brazil

Heavy Rains in Southern Brazil Trigger Landslides, ADRA Responds SILVER SPRING, Md. – In late March, heavy rainstorms over southern Brazil led to flooding, triggering destructive landslides carrying fallen trees, rocks and other debris through several cities, destroying the homes of thousands now left with little or nothing. The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) …

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