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Empire Division 27 days into response across 20 counties in New York State

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 15:14
(Margaretville, New York) The Salvation Army Empire State Division Emergency Disaster Services Team responded on August 3, 2017 to the Margaretville Fire Station in Delaware County to support a missing person search in the Big Indian Wilderness Area of the Northern Catskill Mountain Preserve. EDS Teams from Sidney, New York, Walton, New York and Empire Divisional Headquarters responded to provide feeding and hydration services to over fifty first responders from the [READ MORE]

SATERN Releases Activation Protocol For A Forecasted Busy 2017 Hurricane Season

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 15:26
SATERN (08/03/2017) –The National SATERN Committee has approved a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for activating the International SATERN SSB (voice) or Digital Nets for severe tropical weather.  SATERN – the Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network – is composed of government licensed amateur radio volunteers who support The Salvation Army with emergency and auxiliary communications and [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Responds to Dangerous San Francisco Standoff

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 12:33
San Francisco, CA (July 31, 2017):  On Monday morning, The Salvation Army Emergency and Disaster Services team responded to a call to head to the scene of a standoff to serve first responders and evacuees. According to the San Francisco Police Department, on Sunday at 11:45p.m. police received a call about shots fired in the area of 15th and Beaver Streets near Corona Heights. Officers responded and found a woman suffering from a gun shot wound and [READ MORE]

Tampa Bay Salvation Army is Monitoring Tropical Storm Emily and Ready to Deploy

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 09:25
Tampa Bay, FL (July 31, 2017) – Salvation Army units throughout Tampa Bay are prepared and on stand-by to help residents as Tropical Storm Emily hovers over the area today and tomorrow. With a presence in every county throughout Florida, The Salvation Army is uniquely positioned to support emergency management personnel and our local communities. Trained, dedicated staff and volunteers are actively monitoring the weather across [READ MORE]

Greater New York Corps Open Cooling Centers

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 10:33
Corps around New York City opened their doors to provide a welcoming safe, air-conditioned space to neighbors last week. Seniors, children, heat-wearied passersby, and others appreciated the much-needed relief from the oppressive weather. Emergency Services encouraged Corps to keep an eye out especially for [READ MORE]

Empire Division 27 days Into Response across 20 counties in New York State

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Thu, 07/27/2017 - 08:32
Empire State Division, NY (July 27, 2017) – For 27 days and counting, The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services teams from across the Empire State Division have been engaged in disaster relief operations due to severe weather across twenty counties in New York State.  Teams and resources from across the entire division have provided response and recovery services to communities impacted by seven separate flash flood incidents [READ MORE]

Salvation Army & Lake County Create Multi-Agency Resource Center After Flooding

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 12:26
Residents impacted by the floods can come to this one-stop, resource center in Round Lake Beach. (Chicago - July 21, 2017) - The Salvation Army, one of the largest direct providers of social services across Illinois, partners with Lake County officials and other disaster response agencies to set up a one-stop resource center for those impacted by the recent flooding. Residents will be able [READ MORE]
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