ADRA Philippines takes a comprehensive approach to emergency management:

  1. By working with communities to prepare for and mitigate the impact of disasters through a Disaster Risk Reduction program as part of its ongoing development initiatives
  2. By partnering with local groups to provide immediate assistance when an emergency hits;
  3. By working with the affected people to help them recover after the crisis has passed through early recovery interventions.  

We place great importance on building local capacity and long-term resilience to external shocks. We are committed to meeting international standards of quality, accountability and community participation.

A National Emergency Management Plan facilitates an immediate response to a range of emergencies with funding from ADRA International, the ADRA Asia Regional Office and local church partner.


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.

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Project TOGETHER Launch

Last 09 June 2022, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) finally launched a 6-year multi-sectoral project funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) called TOGETHER

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