The devastation left by hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has been described as apocalyptic! 72 thousand people are in urgent need of food, water and shelter.
The Honorable Kim Rudd, MP for Northumberland-Peterborough South with Steve Matthews, Executive Director for ADRA Canada On August 6, 2019, an exciting press announcement was delivered at the ADRA Canada office in Newcastle Ontario. Kim Rudd, MP for Northumberland-Peterborough South, made the announcement on ADRA’s behalf. BRIGHT, an acronym for BReaking barriers, Improving [...]
Growing up in Eastern Ontario, Peggy can count on one hand the number of extreme weather events she remembers. These days, she continues, "more and more, locally and around the world, we see and feel the results of climatic changes, aging infrastructure, wars, famines, and the heartbreak and tragedy that makes up such a large [...]
In this episode of the ADRA Canada Insider Podcast, we are talking to a group of high school students from Canada who are visiting ADRA’s EMBRACE project in the country of Rwanda.
Ever since she was a child, Bu Ja Pu has heard the sounds of gunfire and shelling where she grew up in the Kachin State of Myanmar.
According to the government of Canada, there have been 2,405 wildfires thus far in 2019. Nearly every province is fighting the flames.
In this podcast we sit down with Sonja Fraser as she tells us about her first trip into the field.
ADRA Canada is happy to announce a new member to the ADRA team in the Finance Department. Trevor Dooks is our new Junior Accountant.
During the first week of June, due to forest fires in Northern Ontario, residents of the Pikangikum First Nation were evacuated from their homes and transported to shelters in Sioux Lookout and Thunder Bay. With support from the Ontario Conference, ADRA responded to help serve the needs of people who had to flee their homes with very little.
June 20 is World Refugee Day. It is a time that we can stop for a few minutes and think about the millions of people in our world who have had to flee their home because of wars, conflicts and natural disasters.