ADRA Receives Air Support to Help with Ongoing Relief Aid in Indonesia

SILVER SPRING, MD, (OCTOBER 4, 2018) – As response efforts continue for thousands of affected people hardest hit by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake followed by an 18-foot tsunami, which struck the town of Palu and nearby areas in central Sulawesi in Indonesia, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has received air support thanks to […]

ADRA Ready to Respond to Major Storms Affecting US, Philippines, and Eastern Caribbean

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is responding to three powerful cyclonic storms that are blasting the US east coast, northern Philippines, and the Lower Antilles in the Caribbean with strong winds and heavy rains, affecting millions and forcing many to evacuate. “Our emergency team has been tracking these storms closely for several days, […]

ADRA Deploys Relief Efforts After Super Typhoon Strikes the Philippines

SILVER SPRING, MD (September 15, 2018) – The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) office in the Philippines has deployed an emergency response team to assess the situation and provide aid to some of the communities most affected by Super Typhoon Mangkhut, known locally as Ompong. The powerful typhoon, equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane, […]

ADRA Responding Following Guatemala Volcano

ADRA is responding after the fatal eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala. ADRA Guatemala and the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Guatemala are distributing food baskets, hygiene kits, and clean water to thousands who have been displaced from their homes by the disaster. Your urgent gift supports people affected by disaster through ADRA’s Emergency Response […]

ADRA Granted Emergency Award to Support Venezuelan Migrants

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), the humanitarian agency for the Seventh-day Adventist Church, was recently awarded $500,000 by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA). This grant funding to ADRA will help provide additional emergency relief aid to Venezuelan migrants in Brazil.   “ADRA is grateful for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Philippines in Photos: Three Years after Typhoon Haiyan

Three years ago, Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines. Over 1 million homes were damaged or destroyed, and more than 6,000 people lost their lives. With an established presence in the Philippines, ADRA was able to launch an immediate disaster response (in fact, some local ADRA staff suffered personal losses in the storm, but still reported […]

EMERGENCY: Millions Starving in World’s Largest Food Crisis

Your urgent help is needed now! 20 million people in East Africa are starving in the largest food emergency in the world. Famine has already set in within South Sudan, and families in Somalia, Yemen, Nigeria, and Kenya are struggling to find food every day. This level of hunger in so many countries is unprecedented. […]