Salvation Army Assessors in Pakistan Seek to Help People Who ‘Have No Hope’ (Update 10 August) THE Salvation Army in Pakistan continues to put in place preparations for a large-scale response to the floods that have affected more than 14 million people. Andrew Lee, Chief Accountant for The Salvation Army in Pakistan, is a member  […]
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Salvation Army Responds to Flooding in Pakistan

Posted on 6th August 2010, by Salvation Army
Northern Pakistan has been hit by the worst floods in living memory. According to the UN more than four million people have been affected. People in the flood’s wake were already desperately poor and what little possessions they had have been washed away. The Salvation Army in Pakistan is continuing to prepare a full response  […]
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Crises spur donations to Salvation Army

Posted on 4th August 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army worked on-site in areas such as Saskatoon, Regina, Swift Current, Melfort and as far away as Winnipeg to help families deal with flooding and other weather-related damage. Workers provided meals and spiritual care for the hardest-hit areas. Salvation Army spokesperson Capt. Les Marshall said people generously gave time and money to help  […]
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Yorkton Flood Assistance: Update 2

Posted on 9th July 2010, by Salvation Army
A week after heavy rains forced 175 people from their homes and flooded roughly 1,000 basements iin Yorkton, Sask., Salvation Army emergency relief teams continue to provide assistance. This includes food, clean-up kits, clothes and spiritual and emotional care. As a result of the overwhelming generosity from the community, clothing donations are being dropped off  […]
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Salvation Army Provides Emergency Assistance to Flood Victims

Posted on 6th July 2010, by Salvation Army
Since a flash flood hit Yorkton, Saskatchewan, on Thursday July 1, The Salvation Army has had emergency relief teams in place. Captain Les Marshall, Divisional Secretary for Public Relations & Development, says the damage is extensive, with about 30 homes written off, and another hundred badly damaged. The Salvation Army has provided food, clothing, and  […]
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The Salvation Army Responds To Tornado in Midland – UPDATE 1

Posted on 25th June 2010, by Salvation Army
Midland, ON – June 24, 2010 – Following the touch-down of a tornado in Midland, Ontario, The Salvation Army arrived on scene within an hour at Smith Park Trailer Park, where approximately 100 trailers have been damaged or destroyed. Major Neil Evenden, of The Salvation Army in Midland, arrived on scene, and immediately called in  […]
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The Salvation Army Responds To Tornado in Midland

Posted on 24th June 2010, by Salvation Army
Midland, ON – June 23, 2010 – Following the touch-down of a reported tornado in Midland, Ontario, The Salvation Army arrived on scene within an hour at a trailer park, where 20-40 trailers have been destroyed. Major Neil Evenden, of The Salvation Army, arrived on scene, and immediately called in a Salvation Army canteen from  […]
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Salvation Army Gives Aid to Tornado Victims

Posted on 9th June 2010, by Salvation Army
Environment Canada has confirmed an F1 tornado touched down in Essex County in southwestern Ontario early Sunday morning. Leamington, a town of approximately 30,000 residents, saw damage to barns, grain bins, corn silos, houses and mobile homes, as well as countless broken and uprooted trees. A state of emergency was declared by the municipality. Salvation  […]
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Salvation Army Responds to Double Disaster in Guatemala

Posted on 8th June 2010, by Salvation Army
Salvation Army emergency response teams in Guatemala are providing assistance after the country was hit by two major disasters within 10 days. A state of emergency was declared after the eruption of the Pacaya Volcano – about 15 miles south of the capital, Guatemala City. A television journalist was killed in the eruption and the  […]
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