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

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.

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.


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