Emergencies happen when you least expect them.
When they happen, those who are affected, can lose everything overnight; their loved ones, their homes and their livelihoods.
Often emergencies hit those who are the most vulnerable - those who are living in extreme poverty. As an active partner in the ADRA International network ADRA-UK provides financial assistance in emergency situations.
When disasters occur, ADRA-UK works to address the individual's immediate need, and then helps larger communities to re-build and rehabilitate their future.
Help ADRA UK support those who have lost everything
Hurricane Matthew has already claimed over 800 lives in Haiti, but now there is a growing risk of a new cholera outbreak that could kill thousands.
Jason Brooks, ADRA’s Senior Advisor for WASH (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene) tells us “Haiti was already suffering from a high incidence of cholera. Hurricane Matthew, which has caused massive flooding, will spread the highly infectious cholera bacteria through flood waters, increasing the risk of an outbreak of infections.”
ADRA is already in action with partners in Haiti to fight this risk of cholera, providing the following:
'Help us to help' the people of Haiti by giving as generously as you can to our emergency fund.
2016 Disaster Response:
Fiji (Cyclone), Swaziland (drought), Zimbabwe (drought), Ecuador (earthquake), Somalia (drought), Greece (refugees), South Sudan (refugees), Myanmar (floods), Uganda (refugees)
2015 Disaster Response:
Sri Lanka (flooding), Nigeria (refugees), Vanuatu (Cyclone Pam response, Chile (Flash floods), Nepal (earthquake response), DRC / Burundi (refugees), Myanmar (floods), Migrant crisis Europe (Croatia, Slovenia, Macedonia), Lebanon (refugee support)
2014 Disaster Response:
Philippines (Typhoon Haiyan), South Sudan, Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Chile, Uganda, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Iraq/Kurdistan