‘humanitarian aid’

For Taiwan’s people, Adventist seeks a better life

Taiwan Adventist Foundation impacts small farmers, underserved students and needy communities Sep 9, 2013 Jeju Island, Korea Mark A. Kellner, Adventist Review Although Taiwan is viewed by many as a hub of global prosperity--the island is home to global powers ASUS, Acer and Eva Air, among others--there are pockets of poverty, suffering and disadvantage waiting for the touch of compassion a Christian hand can bring.

Adventists stage anti-abuse campaigns throughout South America

Coordinated program is biggest implementation of world church initiative Aug 29, 2013 Brasília, Brazil ANN staff Thousands of Seventh-day Adventists took to the streets as activists against abuse in scores of cities throughout South America last Saturday.

In India, Adventist humanitarians poised to assist flood victims

Early monsoon season strands thousands at Hindu religious sites Jun 25, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States ANN staff Seventh-day Adventist humanitarians in northern India are monitoring needs and preparing emergency relief in the wake of an unprecedented monsoon season in the region. Flash floods and landslides triggered by 60 hours of nonstop monsoon rains swept through communities in northern India last week.

ADRA’s ongoing aid to Syrian refugees includes women’s clinic, school

Agency helped hundreds of families with housing, winter clothing Jun 11, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States Ansel Oliver/ANN The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has offered assistance to hundreds of refugee families fleeing the ongoing conflict in Syria with a targeted focus on un-registered refugees, an agency official said.

New documentary traces global impact of Adventist medical, mission outreach

Sustainable healthcare, medical schools set denomination apart, filmmaker Doblmeier says May 21, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States Elizabeth Lechleitner/ANN A documentary exploring the philosophy and legacy of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s international health and humanitarian outreach is scheduled to air on Public Broadcasting Stations across the United States beginning in September. Martin Doblmeier, left, founder and president of Journey Films, with Nathan DeWild, director of Photography at Journey Films and a graduate of Southern Adventist University, on location in Brazil. The production team was filming along the Amazon River, where for 80 years the medical mission boat “Luzeiro” has brought healthcare to isolated communities

Adventists part of response in Bangladesh factory collapse disaster

Trained youth were some of first on scene, rescued four survivors Apr 30, 2013 Savar, Bangladesh Benjamin Raksham/BAUM/ANN Seventh-day Adventists were some of the first responders to a commercial factory building collapse in Savar, Bangladesh, that has captured international media attention and sparked debate over building standards.

In Brazil, Adventists coordinate blood drive following nightclub tragedy

Local officials appeal to Vida por Vidas for emergency donations Jan 28, 2013 Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil ASN/ANN staff Seventh-day Adventist young people in Brazil rallied this week to donate blood in the wake of the world’s deadliest nightclub fire in more than a decade.

ADRA heading to devastated areas in Philippines in wake of massive typhoon

Food, medical supplies part of initial response; more than 500 dead Dec 7, 2012 Davao City, Philippines Rhoen Catolico/ANN staff The Adventist Development and Relief Agency in the Philippines is coordinating relief efforts following Typhoon Bopha’s slam Tuesday on the southern island of Mindanao.

Jonathan Duffy, ADRA Australia chief, to lead ADRA International

Formerly led Adventist Church’s health ministry in South Pacific Oct 10, 2012 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States Mark A.

Remembrance: Nebblett helped develop ADRA, secured early grants

Tailor, pastor brought experience from refugee work in Vietnam Sep 20, 2012 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States Ansel Oliver/ANN Milton E.
Copyright © MetSDA.org