Tag: Emergency Disaster Services

Unimaginable destruction, incredible compassion

by Craig Dirkes Central Territory officer Lt. Matthew Beatty was deployed for six weeks earlier this year to assist The ...

Texas: The Salvation Army mobilizes for flood assistance

Freeport, Texas The Salvation Army Freeport Corps is responding to flooding across Brazoria County, Texas. Residents are still dealing with ...

Arkansas and Oklahoma: The Salvation Army responds to recent storms

May 11, 2019 – Oklahoma City, OK – The Salvation Army of Arkansas and Oklahoma is providing emergency disaster services ...

Fire department donates radio gear for disasters

by Craig Dirkes The St. Paul Fire Department has donated thousands of dollars’ worth of radio equipment to The Salvation ...

Canada: Salvation Army Responds to Flooding in Three Provinces

A COMBINATION of rapidly melting snow and heavy rainfall has had a devastating effect on three Canadian provinces. States of ...

Cold noses give warm comfort

“There’s a huge emotional benefit from having therapy dogs at disaster response sites in times of crisis and loss,” said ...

UPDATE 4/26 Disaster Strikes Louisiana

Ruston, LA (April 26, 2019) — The Salvation Army has deployed three mobile feeding units to Ruston after a tornado ripped ...

UPDATE: Severe Weather Outbreak in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi

(April 17, 2019) After the tornado that struck Hamilton, MS on Saturday, April 13th first responders entered the area to ...

Eastern PA & DE: Salvation Army Assisting Residents Impacted by Severe Weather

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – The Salvation Army of Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware has dispatched teams with its Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) to ...

East Texas Tornado: Salvation Army Responds Quickly

Dallas, Texas (April 13, 2019) – On Saturday afternoon, an EF3 tornado struck the city of Franklin, in Robertson County, East ...