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Responding to Floods in India

The monsoons cause flooding in the Kerala state of India almost every year. This year was different. Beginning in June the rains slowly became more intense. By the beginning of August they were torrential. The resulting flooding has been called the worst in the region in 100 years and the death toll is over [...]

2018-08-24T17:57:33+00:00 August 24th, 2018|

Missed Us at Campmeeting?

We really enjoyed meeting many of you at Campmeeting.  It is always nice when we can thank you in person for your loyal support throughout the year.  In case you missed us or our presentation, here is our video report on the work that ADRA Canada has been doing over the last year.   If [...]

2018-08-24T17:38:28+00:00 August 24th, 2018|

The Rohingya Refugee Crisis

In this episode of the ADRA Canada Insider we visit Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.  August 25, 2018 marks the one year anniversary since this major humanitarian crisis began. In this episode, we will be talking to three of our staff members who have recently visited some of our emergency relief projects [...]

2018-08-24T11:15:22+00:00 August 24th, 2018|

ADRA Canada Welcomes Alain Normand

ADRA Canada is excited to announce that Alain Normand has joined the ADRA Canada family as the Senior Manager for National Emergencies. Alain is a recognized emergency management professional known well in Canada and a recipient of the National Award for Emergency Management, the highest award in Canada in this field. He is currently the [...]

2018-08-25T14:02:00+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|

Earthquake Recovery in Rural Nepal

In this episode of the ADRA Canada Insider we visit the amazing country of Nepal.  We will be talking to two of our staff members who have just returned from visiting some of our projects there. Beautiful terraced fields on mountainside of rural Nepal [...]

2018-08-07T12:17:07+00:00 July 27th, 2018|

Campmeeting 2018

We Hope to See You at Campmeeting this Weekend! Come Visit the ADRA Canada Booth at Campmeeting This year, our theme is "Walk in Love" Newfoundland Campmeeting - July 26-29 Camp Woody Acres Located 62 K from St John's off the east bound TCH-1 Maritimes Campmeeting - [...]

2018-07-26T16:51:38+00:00 July 26th, 2018|

No Longer in the Yellow Zone!

“My babies are no longer in the yellow zone!” she said with a grateful smile. Phorothene and her husband, along with their six children ranging in age from one to 14 years, have recently moved to the Kayonza district of Rwanda. Their home is a mud brick house that they rent from a local [...]

2018-07-26T16:20:23+00:00 July 26th, 2018|

ADRA Canada Welcomes New Staff

Nadine Ramsay Originally from the Island of Jamaica, Nadine is happy to support the work of ADRA Canada as Administrative Assistant. She previously served the Church, while working at the Northern Caribbean University in Jamaica for 17 years, where she also earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Studies. Her desire [...]

2018-08-08T11:04:46+00:00 July 26th, 2018|

Hoops for Hunger

On June 3, 2018, a group of enthusiastic young people from the GTA gathered together at Father Henry Carr Secondary School in Etobicoke to raise funds to help end hunger. Our sincerest thanks go to Janice Smith, her planning team, volunteers, and supporters as well as the Toronto West Seventh-Day Adventist Church for organizing [...]

2018-06-28T16:49:03+00:00 June 28th, 2018|

Saying Goodbye to ADRA Staff

The ADRA Canada family is sad to have said goodbye to two of our team.  While we are sorry to see them go, we wish them all of the best as they continue to serve God in their new roles. Sharon Njobo served as our Associate Director for Program Management [...]

2018-06-28T15:35:58+00:00 June 28th, 2018|