ADRA Australia has defended the work of aid organisations, after the release of an OECD report that is critical of the international community’s failure to achieve poverty reduction benchmarks outlined in the Millennium Development Goals.
A serious health emergency is developing in the western regions of Nepal following deadly floods late last month. In response, ADRA is establishing two temporary health camps to assist some of the 180,000 people affected.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has begun distributing emergency relief in the wake of destructive floods that have killed 19 and left 49,000 homeless in the Solomon Islands capital of Honiara.
Ten thousand are reported dead and more than half a million people displaced as a result of ongoing violence in South Sudan, with leading aid groups calling for assistance to meet the growing needs of those displaced into neighbouring countries.
As part of its initial response to Typhoon Haiyan, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is delivering emergency food and water to more than 3500 families in the hardest hit regions of the Philippines.