Following several cyclone events that triggered landslides in the Bicol area in 2020, ADRA, together with Humanity and Inclusion (HI), Plan International, ACTED, and the Philippine Red Cross Forecast-based-Financing (FbF) Team, was able to access a grant from the START Network to conduct a landslide study in the 9 different municipalities in the provinces of […]
The Negros Occidental is called the “Sugarlandia” of the the Philippines, where, as the name suggests, sugar is the main agricultural product. But the heavy rains resulting in flash floods destroyed many residents’ homes and crops, severely affecting their forecasted income. Many shared that the water rose rapidly, forcing them to leave their submerged homes […]
Cash is a type of current asset that can easily be converted into any other type of asset. It is a legal tender that can be used to purchase food, water, shelter, education, and anything that a person may need or want. When ADRA chooses a specific intervention, many factors are usually considered. What was […]
On November 5-6, ADRA, together with South-Central Luzon Conference – Adventist Community Service Director Pastor Danny Fiecas, distributed P1,500 cash assistance to 860 families whose homes where totally washed out during in the municipalities of Rizal, Calintaan, and Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro.
As humanitarian workers, getting accurate data and authentic assessment using standardized tools is very important, because this allows us to: see the actual damage, talk to key personnels in governement, interact with the people, and gather critical information which will be used, not only by ADRA, but by the rest of the humanitarian organizations that […]
The Philippine Adventist Medical Aviation Services or PAMAS is an independent ministry that supports the mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It is the only air medical evacuation service of its kind in the Philippines it is available to everyone, regardless of their financial resources. It is donation based and is solely staffed by volunteers. […]
The majestic Mayon Volcano has always been a popular tourist attraction when one visits the Bicol Region. But during Super Typhoon Goni, a lahar filled sludge came barelling down the mountain damaging many surrounding communities and submerging most of the town of Guinobatan. Pastor Renante Bareja, the Adventist Community Services Director for Southern Luzon Mission, […]
The Talulong River caused massive flooding in Lopez, Quezon when Typhoon Pepito hit on Oct 19. Last Wednesday, October 28, ADRA together with the Adventist Community Services of South-Central Luzon Conference, gave cash assistance to 430 families in 4 barangays that were most affected by the flood.
As images begin to emerge in the news, we realize the enormity of devastation left behind by Super Typhoon Goni. Therefore, together with the support of the global ADRA network, we want to encourage all our supporters to donate towards this cause. And whatever we receive from you, starting today until Nov 13 (Friday of […]
Arthur Booc is a 67 year old man who lives in Sitio Talisay, Canomay Claveria, Masbate Philippines. He is a Secretary of Senior Citizens in their barangay and an elder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He has no permanent work because he takes care of his wife who is suffering from kidney failure Arthur lived […]