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14 May 2018 description

On Thursday 17 May, EU Heads of State are meeting their counterparts from the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Kosovo) to discuss cooperation in several areas, including migration and security. Following increased arrivals of refugees and migrants to both the Western Balkans and the EU, the issue of border control has gained prominence, resulting in more investments and cooperation agreements between the EU and Western Balkan countries.

15 Jun 2017 description

European Refugee Crisis

The world is currently experiencing the highest levels of displacement on record. In Europe alone we are witnessing the largest refugee population since World War II.

Since 2015, ADRA has placed a priority on meeting the essential needs of refugee families and individuals in the European refugee crisis.

Why ADRA is Responding

15 Jun 2017 description

Adapting to Change

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has offices in 17 countries across Asia, the most disasterprone region of the world. ADRA recognizes the importance and urgency of increasing resilience to disasters through an inclusive, integrated community-managed disaster risk reduction (DRR) approach with a common focus: reducing the vulnerability of communities and contributing to sustainable development.

30 Oct 2014 description

INTRODUCTION

Natural disasters, such as cyclones and floods, are a reality of living in the Pacific. The impact of such disasters can be significant and given the remoteness of some islands response from outside is often difficult or even impossible. That is why increasing the capacity of national and local authorities to manage and reduce the impact of disasters, as well as improve the preparedness and resilience of communities, is a priority for Pacific Island governments and the many humanitarian partners in the region.

08 May 2014 description

Globally, we are witnessing a rise in the scale, frequency and impact of humanitarian crises on vulnerable people, pushing the international humanitarian system to its limits. Australia plays a vital role in responding to these challenges, both in our immediate region and globally. A new paper developed by ACFID's Humanitarian Reference Group (HRG), involving 14 leading humanitarian Non-Government Organisations (NGO), has been launched today, 8 May.

26 Apr 2012 description

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

20 Apr 2012 description

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)

26 Sep 2011 description

(Extract)

The Year in Review

We See Hope for Haiti

For Haitians, the year 2010 opened with an epic earthquake that reduced the city of Port-au-Prince to piles of broken rubble. The population was in shock—countless people were left with nowhere to live, nothing to eat, and nothing to drink.

21 Mar 2003 description

Silver Spring, MD - As World Water Day is observed on March 22, 2003, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) continues to address water needs around the world. Every day, more than one billion people around the world lack access to clean water.

06 Dec 2002 description

Silver Spring, Maryland -- During its November meeting, the Economic Development Coordinating Committee (EDCC) for the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) reviewed and adapted tools that will assist ADRA country offices in improving their program planning and design, financial performance, technical excellence, and the quality of project monitoring. Revised planning and monitoring tools are available now for ADRA country offices.

10 Sep 2002 description

Silver Spring, Maryland - On September 3, 2002, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) officially opened its regional office in Africa.

08 Aug 2002 description

Silver Spring, Maryland - In July 2002, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) International became an implementing partner of the Foods Resource Bank (FRB), a Christian non-governmental humanitarian organization committed to ensuring that "Food is a Basic Human Right" for all persons.

01 Aug 2002 description

Silver Spring, Maryland - In July, the Program Management Bureau of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) International announced that it has developed a standardized baseline survey instrument for its food security projects. ADRA's Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) officers will use this survey to document the impact of nine food security projects that are valued at $89 million over the next five years and will serve 2.5 million people.

23 Oct 2001 description

Silver Spring, Maryland - At its annual meeting in September, the Board of Directors for the Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA) voted to adopt the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement for Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) involved in disaster relief.