Jul 16

PNG earthquake: The long road to recovery

In February 2018, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake devastated the Southern Highlands of PNG. The mountainous area was completely isolated. 544,000 people were affected, 26,000 were left without a home, and …

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Apr 24

Your Update on Cyclone Idai

It has been over a month since Cyclone Idai wreaked havoc on the lives of millions in southern Africa. Since then, your generous donations have been vital in providing life-saving …

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Mar 27

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 …

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Feb 13

Dewi’s Hope

Everyday life for Dewi, her husband Abyasa and their two children changed in the blink of an eye on September 28, 2018. Dewi, Abyasa and their three-year-old son, Budi, had …

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Apr 13

ADRA Responds to PNG Earthquake

During the early hours of February 26, a massive 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG). The quake was the largest earthquake recorded in the region for almost 100 years. …

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Apr 11

ADRA Responds to Fiji flooding

ADRA has responded to flooding after a cyclone affected parts of Fiji earlier this month. On April 1, Tropical Cyclone Josie passed over Fiji affecting mainly the western part of Fiji. While it …

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Mar 26

ADRA Volunteers Respond to Bushfire Emergency

A team of ADRA volunteers has been personally thanked by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian for their efforts responding to the devastating bushfires in south-eastern NSW. Hundreds …

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Feb 26

ADRA delivers Cyclone Gita relief

ADRA has distributed hundreds of food parcels to vulnerable people in Tonga following Tropical Cyclone Gita. On February 12, Cyclone Gita devastated the Kingdom of Tonga. The Category 4 storm was the …

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Jan 31

Anwara’s Story

It was 2am when Anwara climbed into the boat. In the teeming darkness, strange hands passed her up toward the bow and unfamiliar bodies pressed against her. She called out …

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Nov 29

Diary from a Disaster Zone – Rohingya Crisis

In September, Michael Peach spent 2 weeks in Bangladesh leading ADRA’s response to the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh. We’ve asked him to tell us what it was like. While …

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