Due to travel restrictions, ADRA has been planning how to provide surge capacity for in-country staff through tabletop exercises.
After assisting a woman trapped under a boulder for five hours, Rebekah Tierney was recently recognised for her exemplary service.
ADRA are on the frontlines distributing aid to people who have lost homes and loved ones.
More than 1400 people have been killed by the magnitude 7.5-quake and subsequent tsunami, which struck the island of Sulawesi on September 30.
What life is like on the frontline of emergency response.
For the first time, full-time ADRA emergency coordinators will be employed in five South Pacific countries to help prepare for disasters.