Brent Christoffersen joined The Salvation Army’s earthquake relief team in the week after the Christchurch earthquake.
‘Why should only the rich be able to choose their lawyer?’ This quandary drove Sydney based solicitor Luke Geary to become a driving force in The Salvation Army’s first humanitarian legal practice.
The Salvation Army is adapting its relief work as Civil Defence scales down its welfare centres in preparation for the closure of all but one centre this weekend.
The Salvation Army’s operations in quake-affected Canterbury have shifted up a gear in the past 24 hours.
The Salvation Army is reporting an escalation of welfare needs in Christchurch.
The Salvation Army continues to serve people in welfare centres. Major aftershocks are still being felt, and our people report seeing some very distressed people.
The Salvation Army has boosted the number of its psychosocial support workers in quake-affected Canterbury.
An exciting international sporting and fundraising initiative for Canterbury residents affected by the Christchurch quake will take place at Wellington’s Newtown Park on Saturday.
The Salvation Army is heavily involved in providing food and psychosocial support in Christchurch, starting the day with a large complement of local and reinforcement staff from around New Zealand.