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ADRA responds in Nigeria

By Suzanne Ocsai, ADRA International

North-Eastern Nigeria has become increasingly tense and volatile since June 4, 2014, when the fundamentalist group Boko Haram killed nearly 500 people in the state of Borno.

Less than a week later the group was suspected of kidnapping 20 young women from the village of Garkin Fulani close to the location of the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls in April, according to CNN.com.

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Serbia + 1 other
Floods ravage parts of Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina

by Natalia Lopez-Thismon, ADRA International

Severe flooding in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina have caused both governments to declare the countries in a state of emergency and requested international assistance.

The floods, caused by heavy rainfall in the last few days, are the worst this area has experienced in 120 years.

ADRA offices in the area are reporting that “dozens of cities are under water, many bridges have been broken, roads destroyed, and in some places landslides have destroyed dozens of homes."

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Australia + 3 others
Humanitarian Action for Results

Globally, we are witnessing a rise in the scale, frequency and impact of humanitarian crises on vulnerable people, pushing the international humanitarian system to its limits. Australia plays a vital role in responding to these challenges, both in our immediate region and globally. A new paper developed by ACFID's Humanitarian Reference Group (HRG), involving 14 leading humanitarian Non-Government Organisations (NGO), has been launched today, 8 May.

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Wildfire in Valparaíso Destroys Homes, ADRA Provides Support

By Natalia López-Thismón, ADRA International

On the heels of the 8.2 magnitude earthquake that struck in Chile nearly two weeks ago, a major forest fire broke out in La Polvora, a hard to reach community in Valparaíso, Chile.

Strong Pacific winds have spread the flames even deeper into the neighborhoods of Valparaíso, destroying about 2,900 homes and killing 16 people. Approximately 12,500 have been affected. According to Chile’s forestry agency, the fire may take 20 days to extinguish.1

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Senior Technical Advisor for Nutrition

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Closing date: 31 Oct 2014 Adventist Development and Relief Agency International

Job Description

Title: Sr. Technical Advisor for Nutrition

Unit: Program Technical Support (663)

Reports to: Director for Program Technical Support

Supervises: N/A

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