Aiding Storm-Ravaged Communities in KS, IA, & OK

Monday, April 16, 2012

After more than 100 tornadoes passed through Midwest and Plains states within a 24 hour stretch this past weekend, The Salvation Army remains on the scenes of some of the most ravaged towns to help storm survivors pick up the pieces.

Working out of mobile feeding unit bases, The Salvation Army is currently aiding residents in the towns of Wichita, Kansas; Creston, Iowa; Thurman, Iowa; and Woodward, Oklahoma.


Honoring Excellence in Social Service

Monday, April 16, 2012

Ready for Mission, Equipped for Service That was the theme of The Salvation Army‘s National Social Services and Disaster Management Conference that was held last month in Phoenix. The…


EDS Teams Deployed to Woodward, Oklahoma

Sunday, April 15, 2012

The Salvation Army is responding to an outbreak of tornadoes that tore through the Midwest and Plains areas last night and early this morning. In Oklahoma, five lives were taken and at least 29 injuries were reported. The brunt of the storm’s force was felt in Woodward, OK where high winds damaged homes, toppled trees and destroyed power lines.


Tips for Earthquake Preparedness Month!

Friday, April 13, 2012

As 2011 showed us, earthquakes can shake the ground just about anywhere in the world.

2012 is no different. Only four months into the year and there have already been a reported 4,218 earthquakes worldwide. Unlike other natural disasters, you can’t see an earthquake coming your way; the time to prepare is well before the actual event. So, it’s more than fitting that April is Earthquake Preparedness Month!