‘I have nothing to feed my family’: Famine, starvation crisis in East Africa

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“I have nothing to feed my family,” Gedie says. She is a single mother of 8 children. As she sits inside her grass hut, she describes the urgency of her situation. Failed rains have caused her gardens to… Read More

Cyclone Winston -ADRA Update 1 March

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More than 1,000 families have received food and hygiene kits in Fiji after distributions by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA). Food packs containing rice, lentils, tuna, sugar and biscuits were given to 501 families in Ra… Read More

Disaster prone countries raise Pacific concerns

ADRA New Zealand’s Simon Lewis (back row, centre) met with UN and NGO representatives at the World Humanitarian Summit – Pacific Consultation.

Auckland – Last week Cyclone Raquel bore down on the Solomon Islands. A cyclone in the south Pacific is nothing new, but the timing is – it’s the first to ever be recorded forming in winter. The organisers… Read More

ADRA responds to floods in Solomon Islands

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The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has begun distributing emergency relief in the wake of destructive floods that have killed 19 and left 49,000 homeless in the Solomon Islands capital of Honiara. Entire riverside communities and bridges… Read More

Philippines: ADRA Provides Water!

      Yesterday the Water Purification Unit was installed at Dao, Capiz district! Every day from today we will be providing 15,000 Litres of drinkable water to the equivalent of 3,000 people every day.The community is overjoyed… Read More

Philippines: ADRA Distributes Food Packs

      According to the latest statistics provided by the Philippines Department of Social Welfare and Development, over 13 million people have been affected by the recent Typhoon Haiyan. Over 1 million houses have been damaged and… Read More

Typhoon Haiyan- 14th Nov Report

    Millions of people are desperate for food, water, shelter, and emergency lights. Electric posts and telecommunication lines collapsed. Transportation and communication is very challenging. Debris and dead bodies are scattered everywhere and pose a public health… Read More

Sending goods to a disaster site- GOOD OR BAD?

How to Help in a Disaster   The world becomes a very small place at times of disaster. When there’s an earthquake, tsunami, hurricane or flood, we respond as sisters, brothers, mothers, fathers, friends… We feel for the… Read More

Super Typhoon Haiyan Hits Philippines

Super Typhoon Haiyan Threatens Millions. CLICK HERE to donate now. Super Typhoon Haiyan —one of the strongest storms recorded on the planet —slammed into island after island as it moved across the Philippines. Bringing sustained winds of 235km… Read More