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

Salvation Army Names Next General

31 Jan | 2011

On 1 February, The Salvation Army announced that Canadian-born Commissioner Linda Bond has been elected as its new international leader and 19th General.

High Council News Release 11

31 Jan | 2011

There were many sacred moments at the 2011 High Council on Sunday 30 January – from the joyous African style dancing, enthusiastic singing and fervent praying in many languages during worship, to the candidates’ humility when addressing the council.

High Council News Release 6

26 Jan | 2011

There are nine candidates standing for election for The Salvation Army’s nineteenth General, where applicable, each of the candidates’ spouses affirmed their support regarding their husband’s candidacy.

Salvation Army Flood Assistance in Australia Expands to Victoria

25 Jan | 2011

The Salvation Army in Australia is assisting people affected by well-publicised flooding in Queensland and New South Wales but now Victoria has been hit with some of the worst floods in the state's history.

Salvation Army in Australia Assesses Flood Damage

20 Jan | 2011

While The Salvation Army in Queensland, Australia, continues to provide assistance to people affected by the region's catastrophic floods it is also having to assess and clean up its own buildings.

Salvation Army Steps Up Response to Brazil Mudslides

19 Jan | 2011

The Salvation Army's response to flooding and landslides in Brazil – now known to have killed more than 650 people – is growing by the day.

Haiti – Twelve Months on from the Earthquake

11 Jan | 2011

In just 37 seconds on 12 January 2010, Haiti was changed forever when a devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the country.

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.


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Email: Robin Raymond
Phone: +64 4 802 6269 ext 24274
Cell: 021 270 3683

Major Christina Tyson
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Cell: 027 491 0027
Email: Christina