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ADRA partners with USAID in Food Security Program to reach 264,380 people

ANTANANARIVO— The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is one of two agencies partnering with USAID in a $75 million food security initiative in Madagascar. The five-year ADRA program titled Asotry* will reduce vulnerability and food insecurity among households and communities in the regions of Amoron’i Mania, Haute Matsiatra, and Atsimo Andrefana.

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Cyclone HudHud update

Cyclone Hudhud made landfall on the 12th of October 2014, between 12h00 and 13h00 near Vishakhapatnam with sustained wind speeds of 170-180 km/h, and gusting to 195 km/h. The peak storm surge was 1.2 meters (effectively 2.3 meters as it took place during high tide), inundated low-lying areas of Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts of North Andhra Pradesh at the time of landfall.

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Ebola Update: ADRA & GlobalMedic send second shipment to Liberia and Sierra Leone

By Michael Rohm, ADRA International

On October 8, ADRA International, in partnership with GlobalMedic and ADRA Canada, will send containers of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Cooper Hospital in Liberia and Waterloo Hospital in Sierra Leone. The shipment includes:

•700,000 facemasks
•97,000 isolation gowns
•45,000 splash shields
•100 Tyvek isolation suits

This follows up the partnership’s most recent shipment of $92,000 in equipment and supplies to Cooper Hospital and the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.

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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.

JOBS

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Senior Technical Advisor for Nutrition

Job
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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