Salvation Army Alberta Flood Relief

Posted on 3rd July 2013, by
Through its ongoing flood relief efforts in Alberta, The Salvation Army has served more than 10,000 people with food, hydration, emotional and spiritual care. In Medicine Hat, there are still 170 homes evacuated and it is anticipated that 40 to 50 of them will be evacuated long-term. Salvation Army personnel on site at the evacuation  […]

Salvation Army Responds to Alberta Floods ** Updated

Posted on 30th June 2013, by
Updated as of June 30, 2013 Through our flood relief efforts in Alberta, The Salvation Army is serving over 1,200 people per day with food, hydration and emotional & spiritual care. In Medicine Hat, we continue to respond to needs as they arise with hydration, emotional and spiritual care and other basic necessities. Our shelter  […]

Canadian Tire Supports Flood Victims

Posted on 28th June 2013, by
As Alberta starts the process of cleaning-up after devastating floods, Canadian Tire is supporting The Salvation Army to help communities recover and cope. “Canadian Tire has been an integral part of Canadian communities for over 90 years and is proud to work with The Salvation Army to assist with disaster relief and rebuilding efforts,” says  […]
After severe flooding in Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic, the swollen River Danube is now threatening the Hungarian capital Budapest. Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has declared an emergency and his government has asked The Salvation Army to provide essential supplies and assistance as evacuations take place. On 6 June, Salvation Army officers (pastors) and  […]

Salvation Army in Germany Supports Flood Response

Posted on 6th June 2013, by
As floodwaters rise in eastern Germany, The Salvation Army is actively assisting victims and volunteer workers. Around 30 volunteers – equipped with four vehicles – are providing help across the region. This area was also heavily damaged by extensive flooding in 2002, so many of the people who have lost personal goods and are presently  […]

Building Collapse Involves Salvation Army Family Store

Posted on 6th June 2013, by
Philadelphia- “At this time, we are gathering information about the details of the building collapse at 22nd and Market Street in Philadelphia,” says  Major John Cranford of The Salvation Army. “Our number one concern is for the safety of our customers and the employees who were involved. We are coordinating with the Police and Fire  […]

Salvation Army Provides Shelter as Floods Hit Czech Republic

Posted on 4th June 2013, by
The Salvation Army in the Czech Republic is playing an important role in helping people affected by rising floodwaters. Flood barriers have been raised on the River Vltava, which flows through the capital, Prague, but parts of the city are already affected. More than 3,000 people have been evacuated from their homes across the west  […]

Salvation Army Responds in Moore and South Oklahoma City

Posted on 21st May 2013, by
Moore, OK (May 21, 2013) – The Salvation Army is on the ground in Moore, Oklahoma with multiple canteens and personnel coordinating with Local and State Emergency Management to serve first responders and those affected by the tornado. We continue to provide service to hard hit areas from yesterdays’ storms which include Shawnee – multiple  […]

Salvation Army Responds to Dallas Area Tornados

Posted on 16th May 2013, by
Dallas, TX  – The Salvation Army quickly responded in the North Texas communities of Granbury and Cleburne after tornados caused significant damage and injuries late on Wednesday evening. Three Salvation Army Disaster Canteens (mobile kitchens) have been deployed from the Dallas Fort Worth area and two additional units have been placed on stand-by. The Salvation  […]

The Salvation Army in Mali Sets Up Assistance for Displaced People

Posted on 14th May 2013, by
The Salvation Army in Mali is setting up programs to assist people affected by ongoing conflicts. Following a coup in 2012, rebel groups effectively took control of the northern provinces of the country, driving many people to the south and to neighbouring countries. In January 2013 France and some African nations deployed troops in an  […]