The Salvation Army across the Caribbean is responding to damage caused by Tropical Storm Tomas. Some countries – including Haiti – have been left relatively unscathed but others are dealing with the aftermath of the worst storm for many years.
Salvation Army medical workers are providing assistance to people affected by the eruption of Mount Merapi in Indonesia.
Major Raelton Gibbs, a member of The Salvation Army’s International Emergency Services team at International Headquarters, travelled to Pakistan where The Salvation Army is responding to floods that devastated much of the country in August.
The Salvation Army in Haiti is responding quickly after a freak thunderstorm hit Port-au-Prince on Friday 24 September.
The Salvation Army in Uganda is providing help to people forced from their homes in March 2010 after heavy rains caused devastating landslides, killing hundreds and making thousands homeless.
The Salvation Army is continuing its work in the flood-hit regions of Pakistan, where it is estimated that 20 million people have been affected.
Salvation Army personnel in Indonesia are providing emergency assistance to some of the thousands of people made homeless after the eruption of the Mount Sinabung volcano on the island of Sumatra.
The village of Kibirga, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, no longer exists.
The third major flood relief distribution effort arranged by The Salvation Army in Pakistan took place on Saturday 21 August.