Emergency Management Portfolio
In the wake of emergencies such as wars, hurricanes, famines, floods, or earthquakes thousands are forced out of their homes and left destitute. Often, they lack basic necessities like food, water, and shelter.
ADRA works to prevent further lose of life by responding quickly to evaluate the greatest needs, and then developing plans to get help to the areas where it is needed most. Often, ADRA coordinates with local governments to provide medical care, food, water, and shelter to victims of tragedies.
In the midst of civil conflicts ADRA is there, providing aid to those affected on both sides.
ADRA knows that these victims need more than just a rapid response, that’s why ADRA also establishes long-term programs to help affected areas recover.
There are more than 900 natural hazards turned disasters reported around the world per annum with 2007 seeing the largest reported number of over 1100. On average the number of weather related disasters increase 2.1 times per year (The Number of Natural Disasters Is on the Rise | Make Wealth History n.d.). In 2011 Japan ...Read More...