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1 The Seventh-day Adventist Response to the Ebola Crisis

2 Dan Jackson, the President of the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, is calling for support for the Adventist team on the ground in Liberia and Sierra Leone, fighting the deadly Ebola. The Adventist team players are Cooper Adventist Hospital in Liberia, Waterloo Adventist Hospital in Sierra Leone, Adventist Health International, Loma Linda University, General Conference Health Department, and ADRA. Call for Support

3 Ebola Statistics In the last 8 months, over 9,000 women, children, and men have been infected by Ebola. Over 4,500 of God’s children have died. Hunger is rampant. Hospital staff struggle to protect themselves while delivering life-saving care.

4 ADRA’s Response in Liberia and Sierra Leone

5 ADRA’s Ebola Response ADRA is teaching communities how they can protect themselves from Ebola by displaying critical information.

6 ADRA’s Ebola Response ADRA is teaching communities how they can protect themselves from Ebola through educational sessions.

7 ADRA’s Ebola Response ADRA is teaching communities how they can protect themselves from Ebola by distributing educational materials.

8 ADRA’s Ebola Response Education is key to halting the spread of the virus.

9 ADRA’s Ebola Response All members of a community must work together to combat Ebola’s spread.

10 ADRA’s Ebola Response ADRA is teaching communities how they can protect themselves from Ebola by ensuring they have proper tools like handwashing stations.

11 ADRA’s Ebola Response ADRA is providing medical equipment to Adventist and government hospitals.

12 ADRA’s Ebola Response ADRA is providing medical supplies and personal protection equipment to SDA Cooper Hospital in Liberia. Protecting medical staff is of utmost importance.

13 ADRA’s Ebola Response Shipments of crucial medical supplies and personal protection equipment.

14 ADRA’s Ebola Response ADRA has sent 5 isolation tents to Cooper Adventist Hospital in Liberia, ensuring better protection for health care workers and better care for patients.

15 ADRA’s Ebola Response Setting up one of the isolation tents takes time and teamwork. The result is well worth the effort.

16 ADRA’s Ebola Response ADRA is providing isolation tents to Adventist hospitals and other Ministry of Health facilities.

17 ADRA’s Ebola Response The finished tent ensures safer and more effective conditions for workers and patients.

18 ADRA’s Ebola Response ADRA Liberia’s Country Director speaks with a chief about the outbreak in his village prior to a food distribution.

19 ADRA’s Ebola Response Access to food has become difficult and risky. ADRA workers prepare for a food distribution.

20 ADRA’s Ebola Response Community members wait for their ration of much-needed food.

21 The North American Division’s Call The Adventist Church in North America has a goal of raising $250,000 to support the Adventist team on the ground in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

22 Please Give Your Support To answer the call, you can donate by: Visiting ADRA Canada’s website at Writing “Ebola Crisis” in your tithe envelope Calling our office at

23 Please Continue to Pray for Us

24 Robert St W Newcastle, ON L1B 1C6


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