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31 Aug 2018 description
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LCB Declaration Paper - Berlin Conference 2018
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LCB Paper Berlin August 2018

With the crisis entering its ninth year and showing no signs of abating despite recent efforts, 10.7 million people continue to be in urgent need of life-saving assistance across north-east Nigeria, far-north Cameroon, Western Chad and south-east Niger. Nearly 2.4 million people are displaced with fresh waves of violence and human rights abuses resulting in thousands arriving into congested sites on a weekly basis.

04 Aug 2009 description

*Correction: This release updates an earlier post, clarifying the total value of the project and correcting the length of time in which it will run. Any confusion or obfuscation was not intended and we are pleased to make this correction.

SILVER SPRING, Md.

20 Jun 2008 description

Author: Nadia McGill

Silver Spring, Maryland-The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) joins the international community to commemorate World Refugee Day, observed on June 20, in an effort to draw public attention to the plight of millions of people who have been forced to leave their homes in many conflict areas of the world.

Presently, ADRA is working to provide aid for refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in various countries, including Colombia, Cameroon, Yemen, Australia, Sudan, reaching hundreds of thousands of displaced persons through development …

22 Feb 2008 description

Sanitation facilities and counseling for thousands in camp near Kousseri

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is responding to the humanitarian needs of thousands of Chadians who have fled to Kousseri, Cameroon, after rebels laid siege to the Chadian capital N'Djamena earlier this month.

At the request of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), ADRA is providing 100 pit latrines, 25 showers, and four waste disposal pits to serve as many as 8,000 refugees who may move into the newly established Maltam 1 Refugee Camp, 22 miles from the border town of Kousseri.

08 Feb 2008 description

Kenya:

THE SITUATION

Violence erupted in Kenya after the reelection of President Mwai Kibaki on December 30, 2007. The disputed election triggered a deadly conflict between Kibaki supporters and those of Raila Odinga.

BY THE NUMBERS

More than 1,000 people killed

08 Feb 2008 description

Thousands are fleeing their homes in Chad following intense fighting in the capital. Thousands continue to flee their homes in Kenya, where political and tribal lines are being drawn. These homeless children, women, and men turn to ADRA for hope, care, and support. And I turn to you, one of our faithful, compassionate supporters who enables us to be in the midst of the desperate situations unfolding in Africa.

Please help these families caught in crisis today by supporting ADRA's Refugee and Displaced Persons Fund.