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. As a big part of our work to help people [...]
During the month of May, Ontario and Quebec experienced a lot of flooding from spring runoff and excessive rain. ADRA was put to the test and volunteers went into action! One community that requested help just happened to be a few kilometres from ADRA’s office in Newcastle, ON and members of our staff also sprang into action.
ADRA Canada is happy to announce the arrival of a new staff member in our Supporter Relations Department and to also let you know about two of our current staff members who are taking on new roles.
In this episode, we speak with Anita M. Odondi, the Emergency Program Director for ADRA in Canada. She tells us of her recent visit to the country of Yemen and how ADRA is
In this podcast we are joined by Diana Opollo who shares with us how ADRA’s projects are showing families how to share their lives more fully by breaking down gender role stereotypes. We discover how this message is changing lives!
Brutal conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo is causing thousands of people to flee to safety across the border into the country of Uganda. ADRA has been
Laila never thought that she would ever be a refugee. Then one day soldiers came to her village and everyone had to flee. After 15 days of walking she and her mother arrived at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. Life has been rough, living as a refugee for over a year now. But ADRA has made things better. Discover how.
By sharing roles, this family in a remote island village in the Philippines found that their marriage grew stronger.
Cyclone Idai’s intense wind and rains brought catastrophic destruction to homes, fields, livelihoods, animals, and people.