Jun 26

Celebrating 40 Years of ADRA – Greg’s Story

To mark our 40 year anniversary of ADRA in Australia, we wanted to hear from some of our staff and showcase a significant experience or memory they have from their time at ADRA. Today’s story comes from Greg Young, Regional Director for ADRA South Pacific. Greg has served ADRA, both …

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Jun 19

World Refugee Day 2024

World Refugee Day 2024: ADRA Shines a Spotlight on the Plight of Refugee Children and the Power of Education As the world prepares to observe World Refugee Day on June 20, ADRA reaffirms its commitment to bringing attention to the challenges faced by millions of families, women, and children forced …

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May 14

ADRA Mobilises Urgent Humanitarian Response in Gaza

ADRA is taking urgent action to address critical food security needs among displaced communities in Gaza in response to the escalating humanitarian crisis in the region.   Amidst the ongoing conflict in Gaza, the plight of the local population has reached critical levels. Families have been forcibly displaced, essential infrastructure …

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Feb 19

Two Years of Conflict in Ukraine: ADRA’s Ongoing Response

As the conflict in Ukraine continues, countless Ukrainians find themselves displaced, their homes destroyed, and their lives shattered. Since the start of hostilities on 24 February 2022, ADRA launched a global response to assist the millions of women, children, families, and individuals who have fled their homes to escape shelling …

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Feb 07

Displaced by the war – Tetiana’s story

Tetiana, her ten-year old son Artem*, and Tetiana’s retired mother were forced to relocate when the war broke out in their hometown of Kherson. Shortly before the war, the family lost their breadwinner, so Tetiana now had to carry the burden of providing and caring for her family alone. “The …

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Feb 06

Türkiye-Syria Earthquake: One Year On

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is still executing rehabilitation efforts to assist vulnerable populations affected by the powerful earthquake that devastated southern Türkiye and northern Syria last year on 6 February 2023. The massive earthquake killed about 55,000 people, injured almost 130,000, destroyed 300,000 buildings, and displaced millions …

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Dec 31

ADRA’s Syria and Türkiye Response

In the early hours of Monday 6 February 2023, a 7.8 magnitude tremor struck Türkiye (formerly Turkey) near the city of Gaziantep. Another earthquake measuring magnitude 7.7 struck central Türkiye following the initial quake, with the Syrian capital of Damascus also hit. ADRA has been on the ground responding since …

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Dec 22

Cyclone Jasper Flood Response

UPDATE on ADRA’s Cyclone Jasper Flood Response: 22 December 2023 In the aftermath of the devastating floods caused by ex-tropical cyclone Jasper, the Seventh-day Adventist Church, in partnership with ADRA, is actively supporting affected communities in Far North Queensland where properties, public infrastructure and church members’ homes have been impacted. …

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Nov 24

ADRA’s Ukraine Response

UPDATE on ADRA’s Ukraine Response: February 2024 It has now been two years since the outbreak of war in Ukraine. Since the start of hostilities on 24 February 2022, ADRA launched a global response to assist the millions of women, children, families, and individuals who have fled their homes to …

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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 3 November 2023, hitting the …

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