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24 Oct 2015 description

Hurricane Patricia made landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast around 6.15pm local time Friday night, carrying winds of around 165 mph. The Category 5 hurricane died down to a Category 2 overnight but the damage to coastal communities is still unclear.

The region is on high alert as heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods are expected in the coming days.

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10 Oct 2013 description

ADRA was among one of the very first responders to the twin storms that hit the central and southern part of Mexico on September 19, 2013. Hurricane Ingrid from the Gulf side and Tropical Storm Manuel approached from the Pacific devastating the states along the west. Miguel Angel Osorio Chong, Minister of the Interior of Mexico reported the damages of both events: nearly 400,000 people affected with tens of thousands evacuated and most living in shelters and the current death toll at 139 and may continue to rise.

09 Nov 2011 description

John Torres, Assistant Director of Public Relations
301.680.6357 (office)
301.680.6370 (fax)
John.Torres@adra.org

To donate to ADRA go to:
Online: www.adra.org
Phone: 1.800.424.ADRA (2372)

Twitter: www.twitter.com/ADRAi
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13 Jul 2011 description

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

For more information, contact:

John Torres, Assistant Director of Public Relations
301.680.6357 (office)
301.680.6370 (fax)
John.Torres@adra.org

To donate to ADRA go to:
Online: www.adra.org
Phone: 1.800.424.ADRA (2372)

Twitter: www.twitter.com/ADRAi
Facebook: www.facebook.com/joinADRA

30 Aug 2010 description

Monday, August 30, 2010

For more information, contact:

John Torres, Senior Public Relations Manager

301.680.6357 (office)

301.680.6370 (fax)

John.Torres@adra.org

To donate to ADRA go to:

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Phone: 1.800.424.ADRA (2372)

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24 Nov 2009 description

SILVER SPRING, Md. - A devastating cold front hit Mexico's Gulf Coast in early November, bringing freezing wind, rains, and triggering severe flooding that forced tens of thousands of people from their homes. The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is responding to the disaster, distributing emergency food supplies among survivors, the agency reports.

"Although the weather has improved and flood waters are nearly completely gone, the situation for thousands of families remains critical," said Rafael Garcia, country director for ADRA Mexico.

30 Oct 2008 description

Author: Nadia McGill

Silver Spring, Maryland-In the aftermath of Hurricane Norbert, the most powerful storm of the 2008 Pacific hurricane season so far, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is currently distributing emergency hygiene kits to approximately 1,000 survivors in Álamos, in northwestern Mexico, to aid in their recovery after the storm struck in early October.

At the request of the municipal government of Álamos, a colonial city located in state of Sonora, where more than half of the town was reported damaged, ADRA is conducting home-to-home deliveries of …

10 Oct 2008 description

Silver Spring, Maryland--In response to recent flooding in the southeastern states of Tabasco and Veracruz along Mexico's Gulf Coast, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is providing aid to more than 2,500 flood survivors. Heavy rains caused numerous rivers and creeks to overflow and left hundreds of communities under water, affecting more than 400,000 in the combined states.

ADRA is operating five temporary shelters and providing three meals a day to nearly 400 people in Tabasco, capital of Villahermosa, at the request of local authorities.

10 Oct 2008 description

Silver Spring, Maryland - In response to recent flooding in the southeastern states of Tabasco and Veracruz along Mexico's Gulf Coast, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is providing aid to more than 2,500 flood survivors. Heavy rains caused numerous rivers and creeks to overflow and left hundreds of communities under water, affecting more than 400,000 in the combined states.

ADRA is operating five temporary shelters and providing three meals a day to nearly 400 people in Tabasco, capital of Villahermosa, at the request of local authorities.

24 Sep 2008 description

Silver Spring, Maryland--The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is launching an emergency food aid project to distribute food baskets for nearly 200 households in rural Sonora, after Tropical Storm Lowell dropped 20 hours of continual rain throughout the state in mid-September, causing widespread flooding and affecting more than 25,000 residents of three states in northwestern Mexico, according to local officials.

ADRA is targeting low-income families in Navojoa, Huatabampo, and Etchojoa, three of the four communities in the state of Sonora that suffered the worst damage …

06 Sep 2008 description

Silver Spring, Maryland-The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is currently assisting survivors of Tropical Storm Julio after heavy rains flooded homes and affected more than 2,000 people in Guaymas, Sonora, northwestern Mexico. As part of its response, ADRA is providing food aid to low-income families struggling to recover from the recent disaster.

15 Nov 2007 description

Silver Spring, Maryland-In response to heavy rainfall caused by the season's intense hurricanes and tropical storms, including Tropical Storm Noel, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is working to mitigate the effects of the disasters that have flooded Mexico and elsewhere.

Heavy rains between October 28 and November 1, particularly from Noel, caused catastrophic flooding throughout southern Mexico, affecting more than two million in the states of Tabasco, Chiapas, San Luis Potosi, and northern Veracruz.

In the southeastern state of Tabasco, United Nations reports …

02 Nov 2007 description

Silver Spring, Maryland--In response to heavy rainfall caused by the season's intense hurricanes and tropical storms, including Tropical Storm Noel, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is working to mitigate the effects of the disasters that have flooded the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Mexico, and elsewhere

ADRA is currently responding in Haiti to the needs of survivors of both Hurricane Dean and Tropical Storm Noel, distributing food baskets, cutlery, and other necessities for 200 affected families in Cabaret, one of the poorest towns in the country.

31 Aug 2007 description

The Situation:

Hurricane Dean, the first hurricane of the 2007 Atlantic season, entered the eastern Caribbean on Friday, August 17, bringing torrential downpours and intense winds to the islands of St. Lucia, Martinique, Dominica, and Guadalupe.

Over the weekend, the hurricane intensified, hitting southern Haiti and the island of Jamaica, damaging rooftops and flooding streets.

A state of emergency was issued in Jamaica after Hurricane Dean's category four winds pummeled the southern coast late Sunday, August 19.

Jamaican authorities estimate that Hurricane Dean has …

22 Aug 2007 description

Silver Spring, Maryland - When Hurricane Dean struck the eastern coast of Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula early Tuesday morning, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) was ready to respond, with ADRA offices throughout Central America and the Caribbean having initiated preparations well before the June 1 start of the Atlantic hurricane season.

Hurricane Dean, the first hurricane of the official season, transformed into a category five storm with winds reaching speeds of up to 165 miles per hour as it made landfall in Mexico early this morning.

21 Aug 2007 description

Silver Spring, Maryland - When Hurricane Dean struck the eastern coast of Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula early Tuesday morning, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) was ready to respond, with ADRA offices throughout Central America and the Caribbean having initiated preparations well before the June 1 start of the Atlantic hurricane season.

Hurricane Dean, the first hurricane of the official season, transformed into a category five storm with winds reaching speeds of up to 165 miles per hour as it made landfall in Mexico early this morning.

20 Aug 2007 description

The Disaster:

Hurricane Dean, the first hurricane of the 2007 Atlantic season, entered the eastern Caribbean on Friday, August 17, bringing torrential downpours and intense winds to the islands of St. Lucia, Martinique, Dominica, and Guadalupe.

Over the weekend, the steadily intensifying hurricane hit southern Haiti and the island of Jamaica, damaging rooftops and flooding streets throughout the poverty-stricken countries.

A state of emergency was issued in Jamaica after Hurricane Dean's category 4 winds pummeled the southern coast late Sunday, August 19, with winds up to 140 …

09 Oct 2001 description

Silver Spring, Maryland - The Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA) is responding to Hurricanes Juliette and Iris, which have affected two different parts of Mexico.

18 Oct 1999 description

Contact: Beth Schaefer, Media Relations Manager
Phone: (301) 680-6355 Fax: (301) 680-6370