Building Spiritual Leaders for Africa and the Salvation Army World

Salvation Army - International - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:58
Today in Nairobi, Kenya, Salvation Army officers from all across Africa are gathered to learn, grow, network and pray. 2018-06-22T16:58:57Z
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The Salvation Army of McAllen Responds to Severe Flooding in South Texas

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 19:36
Dallas, TX  - The Salvation Army of McAllen serving Hidalgo County is responding to major flooding in South Texas. According to the National Weather Service up to 15 inches of rain have fallen particularly in Donna and Weslaco, TX. The Salvation Army will be providing meals, water, and emotional and spiritual care at two temporary American Red Cross shelters in Donna and Weslaco. Additionally, The Salvation Army of McAllen has been [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Responds To Severe Flooding in Upper Michigan

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 16:38
WAUWATOSA, WISCONSIN - The Salvation Army is assisting in the Upper Peninsula after heavy rainfalls caused flooding and severe road damage in Houghton, Ontanogan and Keweenaw Counties overnight. The area received four to seven inches of rain and 60 sinkholes have been reported in the area.  Auxiliary Captain Leonita Schweigert, with The Salvation Army of Hancock, said a temporary shelter is up and running. The temporary shelter is located [READ MORE]

Salvation Army work to be officially recognised in Burkina Faso

Salvation Army - International - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 11:42
General André Cox has approved the official recognition of the Army's work in the west African country of Burkina Faso 2018-06-18T16:42:48Z
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Everyone is Welcome as the Chief of the Staff Leads Denmark and Greenland Territorial Congress

Salvation Army - International - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 06:51
The need to share God's love in word and deed was a common thread through the congress, with inspiring preaching, worship, drama and even stand-up comedy. 2018-06-18T11:51:15Z
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The Salvation Army And American Radio Relay League Announce MOU At HamVention

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 08:14
Xenia, OH (05/18/2018) – Continuing a partnership that has existed since 1976, The Salvation Army and the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) – the national association for amateur radio - renewed their commitment to work together during disasters with the signing of a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at this year’s Dayton Hamvention. National SATERN Liaison Bill Feist (WB8BZH) and ARRL Emergency Preparedness [READ MORE]

Salvation Army World Cup Campaign in Russia Includes Men's Camp Addressing Attitudes to Women

Salvation Army - International - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:23
The camp provided an opportunity to learn together and discuss what it is to be Christian men in the 21st century. 2018-06-14T15:23:02Z
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The Salvation Army’s Emergency Services Responding to 416 Fire in Durango, CO

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 16:36
Volunteers and staff will be onsite providing food, hydration and spiritual care to evacuees and first responders Durango, CO (June 13, 2018) – At the request of the Office of Emergency Management, The Salvation Army Emergency Services will be deploying a mobile feeding unit shortly to help provide food and hydration services to the first responders and evacuees of the 416 Fire in Durango [READ MORE]

‘Hurrah for Harare’ as Africa's Salvation Army Communicators Commune

Salvation Army - International - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 09:35
Story-telling was at the heart of a training conference for Salvation Army personnel responsible for communication of the movement’s mission across Africa. 2018-06-12T14:35:04Z
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Salvation Army Team Takes to the Sea to Raise Money for Slavery Victims

Salvation Army - International - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:47
A team of Salvationists from the UK is taking part in the Round the Island yacht race to raise money for anti-trafficking work 2018-06-08T15:47:09Z
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The Salvation Army in Georgia Focused on Irma Long-Term Recovery

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 09:58
Since Hurricane Irma’s high tidal waves and severe winds battered ashore and swept through Georgia in the fall of 2017, The Salvation Army of has been restoring hope, giving strength and providing healing. At the height of Hurricane Irma, The Salvation Army served 57,800 meals, 81,000 snacks, and 47,800 drinks. They also provided emotional and spiritual care for 11,800 individuals, distributed 1,900 food boxes, 900 clean-up kits, and $425,000 in gift cards. However, [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Assists Volcano Survivors in Guatemala

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 08:23
The Salvation Army in Guatemala is helping people affected by the eruption of the Fuego volcano, which has claimed at least 75 lives. Thousands of people are now living in temporary shelter, and President Jimmy Morales has declared three days of national mourning. The number of fatalities is likely to rise significantly once emergency responders can dig through the layers of ash that have covered some communities. At present, the ash in some places remains too hot [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Assists Volcano Victims in Guatemala

Salvation Army - International - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 07:05
The Salvation Army in Guatemala is helping people affected by the eruption of the Fuego volcano, which has claimed at least 75 lives 2018-06-06T12:05:48Z
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First interview with General-Elect

Salvation Army - International - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 03:36
Interview with Commissioner Brian Peddle who will become the 21st General of The Salvation Army in August 2018-06-04T08:36:10Z
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Guatemala: Guatemala: Fuego Volcano - Jun 2018 - Sat, 06/02/2018 - 19:00
GLIDE number: VO-2018-000066-GTM
Disaster type: Volcano
Affected countries: Guatemala

At least 25 people died when the volcano, which lies 40km south-west of the capital Guatemala City, began its eruption on Sunday 3 June, sending deadly pyroclastic flows and ash across a 15-kilometre radius. As many as 1.7 million people may be affected. Some 3,100 people had been evacuated from the danger zone by Monday morning, with further evacuations planned. The Government has issued red alerts in the Departments of Escuintla, Alotenango, Sacatepequez, Yepocapa and Chimaltenango. Three emergency shelters have been activated. (IFRC, 4 Jun 2018)

Date: 03 Jun 2018
Status: Alert

The General Announces Next Chief of the Staff

Salvation Army - International - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 04:27
Commissioner Lyndon Buckingham has been appointed as Chief of the Staff. 2018-06-01T09:27:26Z
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The Salvation Army Prepares for 2018 Hurricane Season

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 15:38
Update on Long-Term Recovery Efforts for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Atlanta, GA – Friday, June 1, marks the official start of the 2018 Hurricane season. The Salvation Army stands ready to serve if needed. Mobile feeding units are in place to respond and serve first responders and disaster survivors at a moment’s notice.  Trained disaster workers [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Responds to Puna Lava Flow - supporting local economy

Salvation Army - Disaster Services - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 18:47
Local economy to be supported by expanded program to purchase shelter meals and distribution center items via local restaurants and businesses 
-14,024 meals, including 3,263 vegetarian meals, served between May 9 and 27- 
-398 households have received donations via the distribution center between May 13 and 26- Hilo, Hawaii, HI [May 29, 2018] – Emergency Disaster Services [EDS] personnel and volunteers [READ MORE]
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