Monthly Archives: March 2019

An hour in their shoes

This post was originally written for and published by the Adventist Record. A few years ago I attended Voices for Justice, an annual event organised by Micah Australia. Its purpose: to inspire, train and equip Christians to speak with federal politicians about global poverty. As the years have passed, the exact details […]

ADRA Australia transitions from emergency accommodation arrangement

As you may know, thousands of ADRA volunteers, in partnership with the NSW State Government, have been providing assistance with accommodation arrangements during emergencies in NSW since 1975. Providing accommodation to people in emergencies was only made possible by the commitment, dedication, and passion of these volunteers. They have given […]

Devastation in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai

Communities in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi have been devastated by what is being described as the worst natural disaster to hit the southern hemisphere. Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall in Mozambique on March 14, resulting in a trail of destruction. Heavy rains and ferocious winds swept through the three nations, causing […]

Addressing depression after the drought

Depression and anxiety are mental health challenges that have faced many people in communities affected by severe drought. Even once physical relief comes, whether through rain or funding, the effects of depression and anxiety linger. To address this in drought-affected communities, ADRA invested in training 46 people as associate directors […]