Monthly Archives: April 2017

East Africa Famine: ADRA Responds

The already impoverished Horn of Africa is in crisis. Famine was declared in central Unity State in South Sudan in February while sub-counties within several other countries including Somalia, Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia and Yemen are on the brink of famine. Over 20 million people are facing life-threatening food shortages and […]

Picking Up The Pieces

As the water recedes, the full scale of the devastation is revealed. Towns across NSW and Queensland have moved into full swing cleaning up the mud and debris left by the floodwaters. “People are in clean up mode at the moment,” says Tracy Hamilton, ADRA’s program officer who has been […]

Update: ADRA Helping Cyclone, Flood Clean-up

ADRA is continuing to assist people affected by Cyclone Debbie and flooding in Queensland and Northern NSW. ADRA Emergency Volunteers have been hard at work across the regions hardest hit. Evacuation Centre staff at Kingscliff have not only housed almost 200 people in need, they have also taken on the […]