2021 Serves as COVID Second Wave Worsens in India

2021 Serves as COVID Second Wave Worsens in India

The Salvation Army across India is responding as daily recorded cases of COVID-19 reach unprecedented levels. Local Salvation Army hospitals are now admitting large numbers of patients with COVID symptoms, as demand in the national system exceeds capacity. The Salvation Army’s Evangeline Booth Hospital in Ahmednagar is giving 100 per cent free treatment to COVID-19 Patients. Local government has supported the hospital with the provision of some extra oxygen, with The Salvation Army’s International Headquarters providing an additional ventilator and essential personal protective equipment. With patients unable to receive visitors, Salvation Army workers are endeavouring to provide meals and other essential ...
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2020 Relief on the novel coronavirus in Hong Kong, Macau and the World

2020 Relief on the novel coronavirus in Hong Kong, Macau and the World

To prevent the spread of the Coronavirus the Salvation Army in Hong Kong and mainland China are distributing face masks to staff and service users. For more information on The Salvation Army’s news, updates and resources on COVID-19, please see: https://www.salvationarmy.org/ihq/covid19 ...
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2020  Australian bushfire crisis response

2020 Australian bushfire crisis response

Australian bushfire crisis response Salvation Army Emergency Services crews and an army of fresh Salvo volunteers are continuing to cater to thousands of evacuees and firefighters as the bushfire crisis escalates around the country. The Salvation Army has a presence at about 25 evacuation centres across NSW. The Army is also providing grants from public appeal to people who have lost their homes, as well as offering a listening ear, support and hope. After narrowly escaping a ‘phenomenal firestorm’ that destroyed his home, Alex Harper said the sight of The Salvation Army at the Grafton evacuation centre in Northern NSW ...
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2020  Assist Evacuees from Flood-Hit Jakarta

2020 Assist Evacuees from Flood-Hit Jakarta

Assist Evacuees from Flood-Hit Jakarta Salvation Army teams in Indonesia have been responding to New Year floods around the capital city, Jakarta, that killed at least 43 people and led to more than 190,000 being evacuated. Meals and hot drinks were provided to people from badly-affected communities. Young people from Jelambar Corps helped with the evacuation and food distribution. The territory’s medical services also provided assistance, in cooperation with the Indonesian Christian Association for Health Services ...
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2017  Macau Typhoon Relief

2017 Macau Typhoon Relief

Macau was lashed by typhoons Hato and Pakhar in 2017. The Salvation Army Hong Kong and Macau Command utilised its resources in a joint relief effort, opening its Corps (Church) and service centres in Macau for collection of donated items. At the same time, over 100 volunteers were mobilised in teams for distribution of relief supplies, door-to-door checking and visits, cleaning the streets and recycling plastic bottles. Teams of volunteers packed and distributed a thousand hygiene packs, each containing face masks, alcohol swabs, and a pamphlet on personal and environmental hygiene. The volunteers clear up refuse and disused articles on ...
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2015  Nepal Earthquake Relief

2015 Nepal Earthquake Relief

On 25 April 2015, a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck Nepal. A number of houses were damaged or destroyed. Thousands of people lack water, food and shelters. Aftershocks and landslides make the relief work even more difficult. The Salvation Army has provided HK$500,000 for purchasing water and food for the survivors. The Salvation Army Hong Kong and Macau Command will keep in touch with the personnel in the affected area and decide further relief work after assessments. Struck by the abovementioned earthquake and a magnitude-7.3 aftershock, Nepal’s capital Kathmandu and the surrounding areas have been devastated. The Salvation Army is responding to ...
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2014  Yunnan Zhaotong Earthquake Relief

2014 Yunnan Zhaotong Earthquake Relief

On 3 August 2014, a magnitude-6.5 earthquake struck Ludian County in Zhaotong City in Yunnan Province, leaving more than 600 dead, over 3,000 injured, at least 80 thousand houses damaged or destroyed. Nearly 23 thousand victims were homeless. Two weeks after the earthquake in Ludian County, Zhaotong City, Yunnan Province, the survivors were moved to resettlement centres. Their basic needs have been met but their sadness of losing their beloved ones and homes continues. In addition to delivering emergency relief materials, The Salvation Army has also sent a Counselling Team to provide counselling service for survivors. The Team composed of ...
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2013  Philippines Typhoon Relief

2013 Philippines Typhoon Relief

On 8 November 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, ravaging several central islands and burying people under tonnes of debris. The Salvation Army personnel in the Philippines prepared to distribute the survivors with emergency supplies. On 29 November, The Salvation Army’s typhoon response in The Philippines continues to provide assistance to an increasing number of people. The relief effort in Tacloban is growing now that three truckloads of emergency supplies have arrived. Assessments from other affected areas will almost certainly lead to the recovery efforts spreading well beyond Leyte Island. So far, almost 1,000 family packs containing food, water ...
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2013  Gansu Earthquake Relief

2013 Gansu Earthquake Relief

On 22 July 2013, 7:45 am, a 6.6-magnitude quake jolted a juncture region of Min and Zhang Counties, Dingxi Prefecture of Gansu Province. As of 24 July, 95 people were killed and more then 1,000 were injured. Most of the houses in the affected area were severely damaged. The survivors are sheltered under temporary tents. Food items and daily necessities are desperately needed. The Salvation Army relief assessment team paid visit to the injured in the hospital at Majiako Village and distributed instant noodles and preserved vegetable to the survivors who were waiting for help. Following our on-site assessment, The ...
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2013 Sichuan Earthquake Relief

2013 Sichuan Earthquake Relief

On 20 April 2013, 8 am, a devastative earthquake of 7.0 magnitude struck Lushan County, Yaan City of Sichuan Province. At least 200 people were killed and are missing, more than 11,000 were injured, and approx. 1,500,000 people were left homeless. Up till 26 April, The Salvation Army continues to deliver additional food supplies to the survivors. We, with the help of the community plan to provide daily necessities, blankets and folding beds to those who have lost their homes in this disaster ...
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