Salvation Army Response to Chile Earthquake: Update 5

Posted on 17th March 2010, by Salvation Army
Following Chile’s deadly earthquake and tsunami, and as strong aftershocks provoke panic in the country, The Salvation Army continues to provide help in the following ways: More than 15,000 persons have received rations of food. The Salvation Army is helping with the clearing of debris. The Salvation Army is distributing baskets that include food, water,  […]
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Haiti – Baby Girl Born in Salvation Army School Parking Lot

Posted on 10th March 2010, by Salvation Army
On March 8, outside The Salvation Army’s classroom doors, a miracle occurred in the midst of chaos. A young pregnant woman in labour walked into The Salvation Army facility that houses the Army’s current school and clinic in Port-au-Prince. She had no time to make it to the nearest working hospital, 40 minutes away. Staff  […]
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Salvation Army Response to Chile Earthquake: Update 4

Posted on 10th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army in southern Chile has been officially recognized by the government and will continue to provide immediate and long-term assistance in assigned zones. A Salvation Army church in Hualpencillo, near Concepcion (which suffered great devastation), is serving meals, and tents have been set up on the property to house those whose homes were  […]
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Is Donor Fatigue Hurting the Chile Relief?

Posted on 4th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The 8.8 magnitude earthquake that devastated Chile comes on the heels of Haiti’s massive earthquake. Many Salvation Army centres report fewer phone calls are being received to support Chile’s tragedy, versus Haiti’s. Chile isn’t getting the same attention as Haiti. In the first 48 hours after both earthquakes 2,596 news articles were written about Haiti,  […]
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Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 9

Posted on 1st March 2010, by Salvation Army
The most recent American Idol, Kris Allen, recently visited Haiti and toured The Salvation Army camp in Port-au-Prince. With the intent of bringing awareness to relief efforts in Haiti, Kris visited with staff, played with children and, through an interpreter, spoke with camp residents. During his visit, Kris helped with the Army’s registration process issuing  […]
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Salvation Army Raises Money for Haiti

Posted on 1st March 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army continues to find new ways to raise money for the relief effort in Haiti. On Saturday kettles will be set up in seven liquor board stores around Regina to collect donations. Captain Steven Cameron with The Salvation Army says this time they are focusing on providing a specific type of aid. “We’re  […]
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Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 8

Posted on 22nd February 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army continues to work closely with multiple corporate partners and non-governmental organizations to provide food, water, medicine, shelter and other immediate aid to thousands of disaster survivors in Port-au-Prince and elsewhere. To date The Salvation Army has provided 2.8 million meals, 500,000 gallons of water, 2,900 tents and 1,500 personal hygiene kits. In  […]
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