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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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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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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Mar 21

ADRA Reaches Thousands with Family Planning in Nepal

ADRA Concludes Successful Family Planning Project in Nepal ADRA has marked the end of their Technical Integration for Coverage and Access (TICA) project in Nepal, but are already making plans to use results from the successful project for future project planning. This project was supported by the United States for International Development (USAID) through the …

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Oct 25

Nepal: 6 Months Later

Today marks 6 months since a devastating earthquake hit the beautiful country of Nepal in April. The quake and its strong aftershocks killed close to 10,000 and left hundreds of thousands without even the basics to start again. Your emergency donations helped provide shelter, food, access to medical care, and so much more. Thanks to all …

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May 27

One month since Earthquake in Nepal, ADRA responds

Take Care Nepal: One month since Earthquake in Nepal, ADRA responds to community needs KATHMANDU, NEPAL —It has been one month since the Gorkha earthquake hit Nepal and almost three weeks since a second quake rocked the country. ADRA continues to provide urgent care and relief to the hundreds of thousands afflicted by this catastrophe. “Many …

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May 13

Second Earthquake Strikes Nepal

ADRA Continues Relief Efforts as Second Earthquake Strikes Nepal WASHINGTON, DC.— A second earthquake has struck Nepal in almost as many weeks, hampering already strained relief efforts and inflicting a new wave of damage across the country. The 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck 42 miles (68km) west of the town of Namche Bazaar, close to Mount …

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May 11

ADRA, GlobalMedic Deliver Medical Tents

ADRA and GlobalMedic partner to distribute tents to replace health posts KATHMANDU, NEPAL— ADRA and GlobalMedic have partnered to provide large tents that will provide a temporary place for health posts that have been damaged or destroyed by last month’s earthquake. “The people of 10 communities in Kavre District will have a better place to …

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May 10

ADRA prepares food packs for Nepal

ADRA distributes food packs; partners with Scheer Memorial Hospital KATHMANDU, NEPAL—ADRA staff and volunteers began packing food kits complete with rice, lentils, noodles, sugar, salt, and oil yesterday. The packs will last a family of six for two weeks, and will be distributed this weekend.   Twenty-six community volunteers met ADRA staff yesterday at the …

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May 05

Beauty in the Brokenness

I never imagined my first visit to Nepal would be to lead the communication efforts during the aftermath of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. But here I am. I’m here in the middle of a disaster zone grabbing breakfast with the rest of our emergency response team (ERT), thinking about what I’ve seen so far since I …

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