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

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.

Salvation Army in Uganda Assists Villagers Affected by Landslides

19 Sep | 2010

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.

Salvation Army in Pakistan Prepares to Distribute Tents

12 Sep | 2010

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 in Indonesia Responds to Volcanic Eruption

12 Sep | 2010

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.


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