Salvation Army Emergency Services (SAES) teams responded immediately in the aftermath of tropical Cyclone Yasi, which lashed the coastal region of Queensland, Australia, causing widespread devastation and destruction.
In northern Pakistan people are facing the cold of winter in very trying circumstances.
Land on a Salvation Army farm in Fond-des-Nègres, Haiti, has been transformed into a new cholera treatment centre (CTC).
On 1 February, The Salvation Army announced that Canadian-born Commissioner Linda Bond has been elected as its new international leader and 19th General.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.