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27 Oct 2011 description

Wahroonga, New South Wales — The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Australia is assisting more drought and famine affected communities in the Horn of Africa as a result of the generosity of donors and the Australian Government’s dollar for dollar pledge.

With the promise of increased funding, ADRA Australia has pledged to ramp up its relief work in the Horn of Africa by building two additional lifesaving, deep-water bore holes in Kenyan communities, which will provide long term water sources.

16 Aug 2011 description

Wahroonga, New South Wales — As the drought crisis continues to unfold, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Australia is ramping up efforts to provide life-saving essentials to those suffering through what has been declared by the United Nations as 'the world's worst humanitarian disaster'.

The slow onset disaster has affected more than 12.8 million people living in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia, with millions forced from their homes as a result of drought and famine.