Turkana, in North West Kenya, remains the major focal point for The Salvation Army Kenya West Territory’s drought response activities. Short-term relief programs are being delivered for struggling communities suffering the direct effects of the drought. A Salvation Army International … Read more
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The Salvation Army’s International Emergency Services team arrived in Uganda on September 10 to assist with drought relief efforts. Major Rick Shirran, Canadian officer/pastor and Finance Officer for the team reports: • Five of nine monthly food distributions have been … Read more
The Salvation Army’s two Kenya territories are pushing on with their drought relief activities. Both territories continue to monitor the situation, constantly looking for relevant, innovative ways of responding to the drought crisis. The Kenya West Territory is concentrating its … Read more
The Salvation Army’s International Emergency Services team arrived in Uganda on September 10 to assist with drought relief efforts. A drought this severe has not been seen in the area for more than 60 years. Canadian officer/pastor Major Rick Shirran, … Read more
Millions are going hungry. Little rain in the last two rainy seasons has led to severe drought and famine across large parts of the Horn of Africa. With the next rainy season not due until October, the situation worsens. Reports … Read more
The Salvation Army in Uganda is responding to the drought crisis that is developing in some parts of the country. As is being seen across the horn of Africa, people are dying because of a lack of food and water. … Read more
Initial relief efforts are in place and The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda is sending $50,000 to provide water to drought-stricken Africa where more than 12 million people are at risk of starvation.
During the past few months we, The Salvation Army International Emergency Services section have been aware of a developing crisis in East Africa.
The Salvation Army’s International Emergency Team has been working in Kenya for more than a month, trying to meet some of the needs that drought has brought on the long-suffering people. Water storage tanks and rain-water harvesting equipment are being … Read more
The Salvation Army has commenced its drought relief programme in Kenya. A team of specialists has been deployed to Nairobi, where a Salvation Army Relief Zonal Coordination Office (SARZCO) has been established. Under the leadership of Captain Mike McKee (International … Read more