You couldn’t blame the people of Ajuy, Philippines, if they simply gave up, packed up and moved on. Every year the 47,000 people who call this coastal district home bear the brunt of 20 typhoons as they whip west across the Pacific.
Adventist relief workers have been deployed to the areas of the Philippines hardest hit by typhoon Hagupit, which killed at least 27 people and caused widespread flooding, church leaders said on Wednesday.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), along with other members of the #WithSyria coalition, are calling on the Australian Government to “make this the last anniversary of the Syrian conflict”.
Top officials of the Seventh-day Adventist world church today voted to contribute $US250,000 to humanitarian relief efforts in the Philippines in the wake of one of the most devastating typhoons to make landfall in recorded history.
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.