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​The administrative structure of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) comprises three levels: ADRA International (ADRA I) headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.A., seven regional offices covering most of the world, and some 130 country offices.

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Angola is a licensed country office of the ADRA International network, operating as a humanitarian non-governmental organization agency of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

ADRA’s Asia Regional Office (sometimes simply abbreviated as ADRA Asia), one of the nine regional offices of ADRA International, is located in Bangkok, Thailand, and was established to provide administrative and programmatic support to ADRA national offices throughout Asia.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency in Australia (ADRA/A) was established in Australia in 1978 to provide assistance to people in the South Pacific region.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency Bangladesh and its predecessors, the Seventh-day Adventist Welfare Services and the Seventh-day Adventist World Service, have provided humanitarian services as a nongovernment organization since the 1960s in the area now known as Bangladesh.

​The Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA) is a global humanitarian and non-profit organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. In Brazil, it is certified as an Organização da Sociedade Civil de Interesse Público (Civil Society Organization of Public Interest). ADRA Brazil's headquarters is in Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is a global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church that operates in 130 countries, including Chile–a country where there are 28 ADRA offices.

ADRA in Costa Rica began as an association called “Philanthropic Adventist Welfare Work,” recognized by the acronym “OFASA.” OFASA was founded on March 10, 1982, in the province of San José, district of Carmen.

In 1982 an ADRA office was created in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with four branches in the cities of Mbandaka, Lubumbashi, Goma, and Kindu. Each branch office managed several field offices, known as project execution offices.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) was established and began operating in the territory of the Euro-Asia Division in the early 1990s.

​The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Its mission is to work with people who live in poverty and distress to improve their circumstances. ADRA Ethiopia began its operation in Ethiopia in 1982, providing relief assistance for vulnerable people in Ethiopia.

ADRA Fiji has worked closely with the Central Pacific Union Mission (now Trans Pacific Union Mission) and the Fiji Mission since 1989 to provide humanitarian assistance, repair buildings damaged by cyclones, connect students with donor supporters, respond to natural disaster crises, and initiate development projects.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency or ADRA, the humanitarian arm of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, was originally called the Seventh-day Adventist Welfare Service (SAWS) and later the Seventh-day Adventist World Service in 1973. The name changed to ADRA in April 1984.

ADRA Honduras (ADRA OFASA de Honduras) provides humanitarian assistance, food security, economic development, basic health, basic education, and emergency response in Honduras. It works closely with its parent company (ADRA International).

ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency) (아드라 코리아) Korea was formed in 1995 in partnership with ADRA International to conduct domestic and international development and relief activities. ADRA Korea was officially registered as a corporation by the Korean government and operates under the name Sahmyook Development and Relief Organization. ADRA Korea’s headquarters is located in Seoul, South Korea, with six employees, including a director.

ADRA began implementing small development programs in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) through the ADRA Thailand office based in Bangkok in 1991. In July 1992, ADRA Lao PDR was granted registration as an independent international non-governmental organization) in Lao PDR.

​The Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA-I) Madagascar is one of the 130 country offices operating worldwide as a humanitarian non-governmental organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

​Adventist Development and Relief Agency Middle East and North Africa (ADRA MENA) is a regional office of the global humanitarian ADRA network and a service of the Middle East and North Africa Union Mission (MENAUM), with an office in Beirut, Lebanon. ADRA MENA was established to provide administrative and programmatic support to national ADRA offices and coordinate relief work throughout its territory. Countries comprised in MENAUM are Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Western Sahara, Yemen, and North Cyprus.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Myanmar is a government recognized NGO in Myanmar.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency New Zealand (ADRA NZ) is the official humanitarian nongovernment organization (NGO) of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in New Zealand.