God Will Provide

Emma Roa Oliva is a volunteer teacher working in Claveria, Masbate. Typhoon Tisoy struck southern Luzon last December 2019, it brought about strong winds and rain that destroyed a lot of infrastructure in the island of Masbate. Emma’s house was made of wood so when the winds began to blow, she decided to take her […]

ADRA Philippines Raises P35,000 for Lebanon

When the news broke out that a devastating explosion rocked Beirut, Lebanon on August 4, many around the world watched in horror and disbelief they saw a portion of the city shatter from the blast. In a city of 2 million residents, its estimated that as many as 500,000 people require assistance with immediate needs such […]

Beirut Explosion: ADRA Disaster Response Teams Step Up Emergency Assistance to Help First Responders and Survivors

Adventist Development and Relief Agency Supplying Humanitarian Aid at Ground Zero SILVER SPRING, MD (August 6, 2020) – Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) response teams in Lebanon are providing essential emergency supplies to recovery workers and survivors of the massive explosion in Beirut’s port.  The huge blast that struck the Lebanese capital city on August […]

ADRA Receives $1.9M CAD Grant For COVID-19 Response in Camarines Sur

SILANG, CAVITE, 27 JULY 2020 – Global Affairs Canada has approved approximately $1.9M CAD funding for a nine-month ADRA COVID-19 response in the province of Camarines Sur, in the targeted EMBRACE project municipalities of Calabanga, Garchitorena, Presentacion, and San Jose. The activities will include equipping quarantine facilities, providing testing kits and personal protective equipment (PPE), […]

ADRA’s First Online Concert

Note: The concert was scheduled for 5:00PM but the livestream began at 4:30PM and featured videos from ADRA Emergency Responses in the last 2 years.  ADRA held its first online fundraising concert last July 4, 2020 via the ADRA Facebook Page featuring the Adventist University of the Philippines Academy Choir. Though all the songs sung […]

We Still Survived

WE STILL SURVIVED Typhoon Ambo (International name Vongfong) made landfall at Eastern Samar on the 14th of May 2020. Jaison Maiso’s family was one of the many families who were affected by the typhoon.  “Ruba talaga amon nga balay, waray kami naisalbar nga gamit pero salamat ha Diyos ligtas ako ngan akon pamilya” (Our house […]

Great News from Canadian Embassy in the Philippines

We have recently completed the EMBRACE project; a 4-year maternal and child health intervention. This has been ADRA’s largest development project in the Philippines and we are proud of the better health and nutrition outcomes that families in Camarines Sur can now enjoy. Since then, the Embassy of Canada in the Philippines has announced exciting […]

Food Security in Times of Crisis

As the COVID-19 pandemic continued to spread, municipalities in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines heightened preventive measures in response to the Enhance Community Quarantine (ECQ) declared by President Duterte. The municipality of Garchitorena is enforcing a lockdown on top of the community quarantine to ensure the safety of its villages. The lockdown has forced […]

Samar Adventist Mission – Emergency Response Team

Previous Next Conducting relief operations for Typhoon Ambo, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, was not an easy task. The country was on lockdown and the ADRA emergency response staff that was supposed to lead the relief operation was not able to travel to Eastern Samar because travel was highly restricted if not prohibited. As a […]

Delayed but Finally Delivered

On the 2nd of December 2019, Typhoon Kammuri (locally known as Tisoy) entered the Philippines as a Category 3 typhoon with maximum sustained winds of 215km/hr and bringing violent winds and intense rain over Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Catanduanes, Albay, Sorsogon, Masbate, Northern Samar, Southern Quezon, Marinduque and Mindoro Provinces. Immediately after the storm, ADRA […]