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Stay up to date with what The Salvation Army is up to internationally.

Salvation Army Fighting Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

10 Jan | 2011

As the cholera death toll in Haiti approaches 3,500 people, The Salvation Army continues to provide treatment to those who have been infected and prevention support to the wider community.

Unprecedented Flood Crisis in Australia

4 Jan | 2011

Salvation Army emergency services personnel have been working around the clock in their relief effort to help tens of thousands of people impacted by an ‘unprecedented’ flood crisis in central and south-east Queensland.

Salvation Army Now Working in 122 Countries

14 Dec | 2010

General Shaw Clifton has approved the official commencement of the work of The Salvation Army on the Turks and Caicos Islands, as of from 1 January 2011. This means that the Army will now be officially at work in 122 countries.

Women Will Outnumber Men at 2011 High Council

1 Dec | 2010

For the first time in its 82-year history The Salvation Army’s High Council will have more female members than males.

Salvation Army in Indonesia Provides Food, Medical Help and More to Volcano Evacuees

9 Nov | 2010

Salvation Army teams in Indonesia continue to provide assistance to people affected by the eruption of Mount Merapi on the island of Java. At least 138 people are now known to have been killed in the disaster and more than 200,000 have been evacuated.

Salvation Army Responds as Tomas Storms Across the Caribbean

9 Nov | 2010

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 in Indonesia Provides Medical Assistance After Volcanic Eruption

8 Nov | 2010

Salvation Army medical workers are providing assistance to people affected by the eruption of Mount Merapi in Indonesia.

Pakistan Tent City

3 Nov | 2010

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.

Salvation Army in Haiti Responds to Freak Thunderstorm (Update 27 September)

28 Sep | 2010

The Salvation Army in Haiti is responding quickly after a freak thunderstorm hit Port-au-Prince on Friday 24 September.


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