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ADRA ready to respond to major storms affecting US, Philippines, and Eastern Caribbean :: Adventist News Network


Sep 17, 2018
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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ADRA ready to respond to major storms affecting US, Philippines, and Eastern Caribbean

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The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is responding to three powerful cyclonic storms that are blasting the US east coast, northern Philippines, and the Lower Antilles in the Caribbean with strong winds and heavy rains, affecting millions and forcing many to evacuate.

“Our emergency team has been tracking these storms closely for several days, and has been pre-positioning aid, coordinating with partners, and deploying response teams to be ready to assist communities as quickly as possible,” says Mario Oliveira, director for emergency management at ADRA International.  

All three storms—Hurricane Florence in the U.S., Super Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines, and…

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