Ready, Set, RESPOND!

On June 22-26, 2023, the ADRA team at Silang, Cavite, with their 4 interns and the ADRA team designated at Bicol Region joined hands together in delivering emergency response in Albay. 950 households shared between the barangays of Malilipot and San Andres were able to receive aid, through cash assistance, especially to the households with […]

Typhoon Season Is Here

Around the same time the malls in the Philippines begin hanging their Christmas decorations in late September, the ADRA emergency response team unconsciously begins to brace for the onset of emergency responses that is expected to occur.  People never know when or where the storms are going to hit, but team has learned to be […]

Building back Better was on October 16, 2021, when typhoon Odette hit the Philippines. The unmerciful typhoon left the southeastern parts of the country in total devastation, making a great amount of casualties and loss to the said area. Many lives were taken and many families were affected as the typhoon brought heavy rains and flooding. As one […]

Shocked, Shaken, but Still Standing

We are happy that donor representatives and funders of this START NETWORK from Ireland, England, Germany, and the Netherlands visited the target municipalities of Bucay, Tayum, and La Paz, dialogued with the local government units, chatted with the beneficiaries, and visited some of the earthquake shaken homes that had received aid from the consortium. Sara […]

No Man Is An Island

ADRA was tapped by Humanity & Inclusion to be their local partners and be part of the Abra Response Consortium with Tear fund, Plan, PHILDRADS to implement a multi-sectoral response in the province of Abra, that will provide shelter repair kits, earthquake protection kits, hygiene kits, psychological first aid, and cash for shelter, to the families that lost their homes due to the earthquake. 

It’s Ok Not To Be Ok

It is ADRA’s hope that through these PFA trainings, these exhausted minds and burdened spirits have finally been given respite. May the medical frontliners realize that taking care of their personal mental health helps them take care of their patients better. May the teachers learn to see their students with new eyes, catching signs of abuse and neglect early enough to prevent it from happening again. And may each young person discover that, it’s ok to not be ok.

Looking back at Stronger Together Plus

nel, Latter Day Saints Charities, and Local Government Unit of Matanao, Davao del Sur… formed a breakthrough emergency response project called, Stronger Together PLUS – Providing Life Changing and United Support against COVID19.

Shelter Handover

Using the Build Back Better— an approach to post disaster recovery that reduces vulnerability to future disasters. And with home reconstruction, it will give opportunities for affected families to bounce back as the Build Back Better approach is integrated into their home design and in their homes respectively.

Stronger Together in building a healthier post-pandemic Mindanao

When the Stronger Together Project began in 2020, it was a result of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Philippines partnering with ADRA to mitigate the pandemic’s negative impact by providing PPEs and disinfectants to health facilities, constructing and installing foot-operated handwashing facilities in public spaces, providing educational materials for children about COVID, and by providing psychosocial support for medical frontliners.

Partnerships Make Everything Better

A quote from Henry Ford says “Coming Together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”  Since 1983, ADRA has been serving the Philippines in a variety of ways, but it has never worked alone.  As the global humanitarian arm of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, partnering with the church is one of […]