ADRA
Non-governmental Organization based in Somalia

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Through an international network, ADRA delivers relief and development assistance to individuals in more than 130 countries—regardless of their ethnicity, political affiliation, or religious association. By partnering with communities, organizations, and governments, ADRA is able to improve the quality of life of millions through 9 impact areas.

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03 Sep 2015 description

BELGRADE, Serbia –As tens of thousands of refugees continue to flee to Europe, ADRA is working over time in Serbia to ensure that vulnerable families are cared for in this time of crisis.

21 Aug 2015 description

Incessant rain for more than a week in the hills and plains, and the ever rising of the water level of Sengvai River in the State of Manipur has been the cause of concern for communities, especially in Chandel and Thoubal Districts that were badly affected.

From the 9 Districts that State of Manipur has, 5 are located in the hills and 4 in the valley. The recent flood and landslide affected mainly 6 districts and approximately more than 155 villages only in Chandel district.

The field assessment carried out in the affected villages found that:

12 Aug 2015 description

KURDISTAN, Iraq –Violence in Iraq has displaced at least 3 million people, 50 percent of which have fled to the Kurdish-controlled governorates in the north of Iraq where the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is working.

For more than six months, ADRA has been operating in Baharka Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp providing services to families who have fled fighting in Iraq. ADRA’s programs focus on informal education, protection, and restoring livelihoods for the most vulnerable families in the camp.

18 Jun 2015 description

By Mary Stewart

BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI – As World Refugee Day approaches, ADRA is responding to the rapidly deteriorating situation in Burundi amidst the upcoming presidential election and recent coup attempts.

Violence broke in Burundi’s capital, Bujumbura, and in Makamba province, on April 26 and has spread into towns across the country. The uproar began when President Pierre Nkurunziza's announced his bid to stand for a third consecutive term and security forces began cracking down on protests.

18 Jun 2015 description

Situation overview

From 5th to 10th June, ADRA team carried a rapid needs assessment in Mundri town, Kotobi Payam of Mundri West County and in Kediba and Lui Payams of Mundri east in Western Equatoria state, to assess reported humanitarian needs as result of conflict related displacement that occurred on the 21st of May 2015. On 5th the team assessed Mundri Town, 8th Kotobi Payam was assessed and 9th Kediba Payam and 10th was Lui Payam.

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2 entries found
03 Sep 2015 description
job Closing date: 03 Oct 2015 Adventist Development and Relief Agency International

Title: Chief of Party

ABOUT ADRA:

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency is a global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church that demonstrates God’s love and compassion. ADRA works with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action.

22 Jan 2015 description
job Closing date: 03 Oct 2015 Adventist Development and Relief Agency International

Unit: Business Development (770)

Reports to: Director for Business Development

Supervises:None

ABOUT ADRA:

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency is a global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church that demonstrates God’s love and compassion. ADRA works with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action.