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01 Oct 2011 description

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28 Sep 2010 description

By: Christianity Administrator

For more information, contact:

John Torres, Senior Public Relations Manager

301.680.6357 (office)

301.680.6370 (fax)

John.Torres@adra.org

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Phone: 1.800.424.ADRA (2372)

MUZAFFARGARH, Pakistan - Hajra Bibi is a 40-year-old woman who has been living for six weeks with her children in a displaced people's camp in Shah Garh in the District of Muzaffargarh, located in the …

02 Sep 2010 description

Thursday, September 2, 2010

For more information, contact:

John Torres, Senior Public Relations Manager
301.680.6357 (office)
301.680.6370 (fax)
John.Torres@adra.org

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20 Aug 2010 description

Wahroonga, New South Wales -

As the flood water recedes ADRA Australia is providing funds to support emergency medical care in an area which has seen 50,000 homes, 47 schools, 3 hospitals and 3 clinics destroyed. In addition, sharp increases in water-borne diseases have already been noted.

"This disaster isn't just about the destruction of homes and buildings," said ADRA Australia's Director of Emergency Management, Chris Olafson. "With cholera and other water-borne diseases are already on the rise, medical assistance is a high priority for the region.

19 Aug 2010 description

For more information, contact:

John Torres, Senior Public Relations Manager

301.680.6357 (office)

301.680.6370 (fax)

John.Torres@adra.org

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Phone: 1.800.424.ADRA (2372)

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13 Oct 2009 description

SILVER SPRING, Md. - On October 16, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) joins the world in commemorating World Food Day, recognizing an immediate need for increased access to food in many countries, as the number of the world's hungry continues to grow, and the amount of food assistance shrinks.

According to the World Food Programme (WFP), the number of people globally suffering from hunger has reached a record high this year, surpassing more than 1 billion people.

04 Oct 2006 description

On Thursday, September 21, ADRA received the prestigious Sitara-i-Eisaar award from the president of Pakistan for its work in providing emergency relief in response to the South Asia Earthquake of 2005.

Pakistan created the Sitara-i-Eisaar to recognize humanitarian aid organizations, community groups, and individuals that provided emergency relief and rehabilitation work in the wake of last October's disaster.

President General Pervez Musharraf presented the Sitara-i-Eisaar (Star of Sacrifice) to ADRA International during a ceremony held at the Pakistan Embassy in Washington, DC.

15 Feb 2006 description

Amid the concern for the victims of Hurricane Katrina, the tsunami, and other major events, people might not remember that on October 8 an earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale hit parts of Pakistan, India, and Afghanistan.

30 Dec 2005 description

Silver Spring, Maryland -The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has met the needs of 68,450 earthquake survivors in the Pakistani-administered region of Kashmir.

14 Dec 2005 description

Silver Spring, Maryland-More than 90 trucks loaded with tents, blankets, stoves, and hygiene kits provided by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) European Union have been sent to the Bagh District of Azad Kashmir, where ADRA is working to deliver and set up tents, as well as distribute winter supplies for an estimated 8,500 displaced earthquake survivors.

60 heavy-duty winterized army tents were also flown into Islamabad on November 24 by three Hercules C130 planes provided by NATO (National Atlantic Treaty Organisation).

07 Dec 2005 description

ADRA is providing emergency shelter provisions for desperate families in the Bagh District of Azad Kashmir-Pakistan as part of its continuing assistance to aid survivors of the earthquake that devastated Pakistani Kashmir on October 8.

"With the start of winter, tens of thousands of earthquake survivors have been left with little or no protection against the freezing temperatures.

17 Nov 2005 description

Silver Spring, Maryland - The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) continues its efforts to provide aid for the survivors of the South Asian earthquake, providing medicine, blankets, tents, and hygiene kits for survivors in the District of Bagh, a town that was badly damaged by the earthquake near Muzzafarabad, Pakistan.

28 Oct 2005 description

Silver Spring, Maryland-The Adventist Development and Relief Agency continues to assist earthquake survivors in Pakistan, allocating additional funding in response to the perilous conditions in Kashmir.

Conrad Vine, acting country director for ADRA Pakistan, urged donors to increase their giving for survivors suffering from the severe cold and dangerous climate in Kashmir. "Many have responded positively and are actively seeking... to assist with this emergency," said Vine.

20 Oct 2005 description

In response to mounting dangers in the aftermath of the earthquake that hit South Asia on October 8, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has increased its assistance for desperate survivors in Kashmir, providing food, clothes, tents, and more to families in need.

ADRA is providing tents, blankets, water, and food packages to residents in the towns of Khajgan, Saddat, and Khan. The food packages will provide for a family of six for one month. The project will benefit a total of 2,400 people, or 400 families, and is valued at $130,000.

14 Oct 2005 description

Silver Spring, Maryland­-As part of its initial emergency response to the earthquake that shook South Asia on October 8, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency(ADRA) is providing 300 tents, 300 food packages, 300 blankets and 300 jerry cans for 300 families in Mohala Khajgan and Mohala Saddat in the District Bagh, in Pakistan.

Our goal is to provide adequate supplies for all of the residents in the towns mentioned, commented Zorobabel Zuniga, country director for ADRA Pakistan.

11 Oct 2005 description

Silver Spring, Maryland­-The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has established an emergency team to assist with the implementation of emergency relief projects in Kashmir, such as the distribution of tents, blankets, and food.

10 Oct 2005 description

Silver Spring, Maryland­-The Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA) is providing emergency aid for survivors of the earthquake that struck Pakistan, India, and Afghanistan on October 8, causing tremendous destruction and leaving tens of thousands feared dead.

13 Sep 2005 description

Silver Spring, Maryland In August, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) distributed relief aid to flood survivors in the province of Punjab in Pakistan.

At the request of the local government, ADRA distributed aid in Layyah, one of the hardest hit areas. ADRA provided 700 families with food and 165 families with tents. Each aid package includes such items as flour, rice, sugar, salt, lentils, and tea.

25 Aug 2003 description

Silver Spring, Maryland -The Pakistan office of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is providing immediate relief aid in late August to 2,000 people affected by monsoon flooding. The $36,000 project will target women, children, and the elderly providing food, shelter, and medical supplies for a one-month period.