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Liberia + 1 other
Ebola: ADRA protects Liberian communities

The World Health Organisation has warned 20,000 people could die from West Africa’s current Ebola outbreak. In response the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is continuing to provide relief and protect threatened communities in Liberia.

“ADRA has already flown in more than $100,000 worth of protective equipment to support under-supplied hospitals,” said Beryl Hartmann, Humanitarian Program Coordinator for ADRA Australia.

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Emergency health teams treat Nepali flood victims

A serious health emergency is developing in the western regions of Nepal following deadly floods late last month. In response, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is establishing two temporary health camps to assist some of the 180,000 people affected.

To date, flooding has killed 32 and left more than 30,000 families without food, clothing and shelter.

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ADRA in the Philippines sustains humanitarian efforts in typhoon-hit areas

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in the Philippines has spent almost 8 million USD in combined emergency response and recovery efforts since Typhoon Haiyan struck the country in November last year, addressing the basic but crucial post-disaster needs of more than 160,000 individuals or 32,000 households in the Visayas region.

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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."

JOBS

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CONSULTANT FOR REVISION OF FINANCE MANUAL

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2014 Adventist Development and Relief Agency International

ADRA Somalia is seeking services of a qualified consultant to be involved in revising ADRA Somalia finance manual. For more details the Terms of reference is posted in ADRA Somali websit.

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Program Director

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2014 Adventist Development and Relief Agency International

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), an International Non-Government Organization, has been actively involved in humanitarian work in the Philippines for more than 30 years. ADRA responds to disasters through provision of food, hygiene kits, water, shelter materials, basic household items, livelihood & disaster risk reduction training as well as social development.

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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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