Jan 18

Black Summer – Bill and Sandra

On 31 December 2019 while Australians prepared to bring in the New Year, a ferocious fire ripped through Bill and Sandra’s property in East Gippsland, Victoria. Since early 2016, life …

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Dec 01

Tabletop exercise paves the way for virtual humanitarian response

19 November 2020 On November 19, nearly 20 ADRA offices across Asia and the Pacific joined forces to pilot a virtual humanitarian response to a simulated disaster over an intense …

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Sep 16

Recovering from fires – Bega Valley

On the border between NSW and Victoria, three hours from Canberra lies the Bega Valley. With beautiful hills and gorgeous coastal hamlets, it is hard to believe that the region …

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Sep 08

ADRA Drought Response in SA

  Since December 2019, ADRA has been involved in Drought Relief activities in South Australia. The response has seen a volunteer team visit the Mallee Region, where drought-affected farmers and …

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Aug 12

Beirut Explosion – Survivor and Responder

On August 4, a catastrophic explosion blasted through Beirut. Lebanon was already in a critical situation with high unemployment rates and rising poverty in the wake of a long battle …

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Aug 06

Beirut Explosion – ADRA Responds

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) response teams in Lebanon are providing essential emergency supplies to recovery workers and survivors of the massive explosion in Beirut’s port.  The huge blast …

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Mar 02

Bridget’s story of survival

“I was alone… and the whole house collapsed on me.” In Chimanimani, Zimbabwe, 20 year old Bridget was woken by the roar of her house collapsing around her. That night, …

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Feb 03

Drought Response in Biloela

Early on Sunday morning, three days before Christmas, a small but committed team of volunteers banded together for a road trip north to Biloela to provide much-needed drought relief to …

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Feb 03

Tammie and Brett – Bushfires in Cobargo

Tammie and Brett live in the country town of Wandella, just outside Cobargo. On 31 December 2019, they were woken in the middle of the night from a phone call. …

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Jan 22

Update on the Bushfires and ADRA’s response

Here is another update about how your support has enabled ADRA to help those affected by the devastating bushfires. Below are just a few examples. A lot more is happening all around the country. …

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