Aug 14

ADRA Responds to 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Haiti

On Saturday, August 14, around 8:30 am, an earthquake measured at 7.2 magnitude struck the southern areas of Les Cayes, Jeremie, Saint Louis de Sud, Aquin, Petit Trou de Nippes, Anse-a-Veau, and Cavaillon, followed by several aftershocks. Vibrations could be felt as far as Jamaica, about 200 miles away. Local …

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Aug 10

ADRA joins humanitarian alliance

This article was originally published in the Adventist Record here. Sixteen Australian charities, including the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), joined forces for the first time on 6 August 2021, to launch the newly-formed Emergency Action Alliance (EAA) at an online event that featured prominent government leaders, media executives …

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Jul 28

ADRA & You – July

A Message from the CEO For the last month, along with most of the south-east coast of Australia, my team has been working remotely. We know the lockdowns are challenging and our thoughts and prayers are with everyone who has been affected. Sadly, our neighbours in Fiji have been severely …

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Jul 01

ADRA & You – June

A Message from the CEO Wow! June is always a crazy time. And that has never been more true than this year. I want to start by saying a big THANK YOU for your support of our End of Financial Year campaign. We put out a call for support to …

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May 10

UPDATE: ADRA’s response to COVID-19 in India

Published: 10 May 2021. Information is accurate at the time of posting. The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is preparing to airlift critical medical supplies and several oxygen generation systems to ease India’s COVID-19 health crisis. ADRA is partnering with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, including its Health Ministries Department, …

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May 06

ADRA’s response to COVID-19 in India

ADRA is scaling up emergency operations in India to save thousands of lives in COVID-19 affected communities. The country is struggling with an unprecedented second outbreak of COVID-19 with more than 350,000 new coronavirus cases daily, according to the World Health Organization. Over 208,000 people have died in India since …

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Apr 21

ADRA responds to Timor-Leste Flooding

ADRA Timor-Leste has distributed items to support families affected by severe flooding that took place in Dili on Easter Sunday. Early in the response, these materials were distributed to the victims of 41 households who lost all of their primary possessions. ADRA Timor-Leste carried out an immediate assessment through direct …

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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 four hours. The virtual tabletop exercise was born out of the need to re-imagine disaster response support in a time …

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Oct 27

ADRA Australia and ADRA New Zealand Alliance

Friday 30 October 2020 An alliance between the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Australia and in New Zealand is in the process of being formalised. As part of the global ADRA Network, both ADRA Australia and ADRA New Zealand share the same purpose to ‘serve humanity so all …

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Jul 16

Denison Grellman Appointed New CEO for ADRA Australia

Denison Grellmann has been appointed as the new CEO for the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Australia. Mr Grellmann will replace outgoing CEO Paul Rubessa, who announced in April that he had accepted the position of Manager – Investment and Financial Services with the South Pacific Division. With a …

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