May 24

ADRA’s Ukraine Response

UPDATE on ADRA’s Ukraine Response: May 24 ADRA distributed another round of certificates to residents in the Kyiv region to assist with the restoration of housing. Recently, another 25 families of Borodianka, Kyiv region, have received assistance in the form of certificates for housing restoration. Borodianka is a village that …

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Apr 27

ADRA’s Syria and Türkiye Response

UPDATE on ADRA’s Syria and Türkiye (formerly Turkey) Response: April 30 Here is a summary of ADRA Syria’s response to the Türkiye earthquakes in April: Aleppo: 🥪ADRA distributed 457 food baskets (each basket contains food for 5 days) to 2,285 individuals in 6 shelters 🧼 ADRA distributed 413 hygiene kits …

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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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Nov 10

ADRA’s flood response – 2022

UPDATE on ADRA’s Flood Response: November 17 The Lachlan River in Central NSW is set to hit a 70-year peak today, causing dangerous flooding and cutting off access to towns like Forbes. The river is expected to reach 10.8m. ADRA is partnering with local Seventh-day Adventist Churches in Dubbo, Parkes …

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Sep 23

Emergency Action Alliance welcomes $5m in government funding. The Emergency Action Alliance (EAA) has welcomed the support of the Australian Government for its Hunger Crisis appeal for Horn of Africa, with the government announcing a $5 million contribution today. Announced by the Hon. Pat Conroy, Minister for International Development and …

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Jun 20

Elena’s journey as a refugee

Elena lived in Mariupol where she worked as an administrator in a steel factory. Her husband passed away many years ago, and her adult daughter lives in Poland. Elena loved her city, but this all changed on 24th February 2022 when her city came under siege. Direct attacks hit her …

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