Monthly Archives: September 2017

Messy, Crowded & Muddy But Never Hopeless

As¬†we¬†drive into¬†the refugee camp, everyone in the car¬†falls¬†quiet and just looks through the windows. I almost could not believe my eyes: shelter after shelter on hills, in the forest ‚Äď anywhere where there is space. Everywhere. And so many people. People walking on the road, sitting in every shade or […]

Rohingya Refugees Desperate for Food, Shelter

The Rohingya refugee crisis has forced more than 400,000 people to flee their homes in Myanmar and take refuge in makeshift camps in Bangladesh. Helal left Myanmar with his mother, his wife and three children. ‚ÄúWe fled with only the clothes we are wearing. I don‚Äôt know where my father […]

Advocates Fundraise to Keep Girls Safe

Students from Central Coast Adventist School (CCAS) in Erina, NSW have raised more than $11,000 for ADRA’s Keep Girls Safe project in Thailand. During the school’s week of spiritual emphasis, chaplain Leighton Heise wanted to challenge and inspire students to think beyond their own backyard and “give hope”. The¬†school chose […]

ADRA Responds to Hurricane Irma, Floods in Asia, Earthquake in Mexico

Catastrophic flooding, huge earthquakes and devastating hurricanes are affecting millions of people from Nepal to Mexico. With a vast international network, ADRA is able to respond comprehensively to almost every disaster. Here is a summary: Hurricane Irma In the Caribbean, ADRA is conducting rapid assessments¬†to determine the most significant needs […]