Nov 22

ADRA Delivers Aid After Nepal Earthquakes

ADRA has scaled up its National Emergency Management Plan (NEMP) to assist people affected by multiple powerful earthquakes that have struck Nepal since October 3. Strong seismic activity has left a trail of devastation in the country, with the most recent quake, measuring 6.4 on November 3, hitting the Jajarkot …

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Sep 13

Morocco Earthquake: ADRA Intensifies Efforts to Assist Victims in Hardest Hit Area

The ADRA emergency response teams are on the ground in Morocco ready to deliver humanitarian relief to victims in the aftermath of the deadly earthquake and aftershocks that devastated the country, on September 8. The major quake, with a magnitude of 6.8 and a depth of 18.5 kilometres, caused massive …

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Aug 23

ADRA’s Ukraine Response

UPDATE on ADRA’s Ukraine Response: August 23 Seventh-day Adventist Schools in Australia are supporting schools in Ukraine through ADRA’s School 2 School Program. Over 500 days have passed since the outbreak of war in Ukraine, and ADRA has reached more than 1 million affected individuals. ADRA’s aid includes providing emergency …

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Jun 14

World Refugee Day 2023

Refugees are not just statistics — they are mothers, fathers, and children whose lives have been turned upside down by persecution, conflict, violence, or human rights violations. There are 103 million forcibly displaced people worldwide, according to the latest data from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Among them …

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May 27

ADRA’s Syria and Türkiye Response

UPDATE on ADRA’s Syria and Türkiye (formerly Turkey) Response: Amina’s Story “I was awakened by my bed shaking and the sounds of the walls and floor cracking. It was terrifying! I ran out of my home barefoot and only wearing my nightgown. Screams filled the air around me. I did …

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Apr 15

Disaster Updates – April 2023

Türkiye  In the early hours of Monday 6 February, two powerful earthquakes struck south-eastern Türkiye (formerly Turkey) and northern Syria. ADRA is responding to the crisis in both countries.  In Syria, ADRA has helped a total of 26,535* people who have been affected by the earthquakes. A total of 49,575 …

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Mar 06

ADRA responds to Vanuatu cyclones

April 5:  The delivery of 216 tarpaulins donated by Bunnings Warehouse Australia has arrived in Vanuatu. These tarps will provide much-needed shelter to those whose homes have been damaged by category 4 cyclones Judy and Kevin. Over 80% of the population was affected by the storms. Thank you Bunnings!   …

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Feb 24

A Year of Conflict in Ukraine: ADRA’s Ongoing Humanitarian Response

ADRA continues to deliver humanitarian aid to support the people of Ukraine a year after the armed conflict displaced millions of civilians in the Eastern European nation. Since the start of hostilities on 24 February 2022, ADRA has launched a global response to assist the millions of women, children, families, …

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Feb 22

Türkiye and Syria Earthquake: Another Quake Rocks Devastated Region

ADRA Continues to Deliver Aid at Ground Zero A second major earthquake and dozens of strong aftershocks hit the devastated region of Syria and Türkiye (previously known as Turkey), resulting in additional deaths, injuries, and destruction, but ADRA remains committed to assisting the region’s impacted communities despite the tremors. The …

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Jan 10

Fleeing the war – Anna’s Story

UPDATE: 23 January 2023. Anna and her family fled to the city of Dnipro after a missile strike in their hometown of Lysychans’k, Ukraine. Five hours away from home, Anna and her family lived in relative safety alongside other displaced Ukrainians who were trying to rebuild their lives in this …

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