Salvation Army Immediate and Long-term Relief Efforts Continue in Nepal

Thursday, June 18, 2015

This post was contributed by The Salvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO)  The Salvation Army continues to serve communities in and around Kathmandu following two earthquakes on April…

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Are You Earthquake Ready?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

As California’s earthquake on Sunday proved once again- we just can’t predict Mother Nature. The 6.0-magnitude earthquake shook the North Bay Area, injuring more than 170 individuals, damaging…

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Salvation Army in Chile Steps Up Disaster Response

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

From The Salvation Army International Headquarters (  As the situation becomes clearer after the April 1 earthquake and tsunami that struck northern Chile, The Salvation Army is stepping up…

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Salvation Army Emergency Teams in Chile Distribute Essential Supplies

Friday, April 4, 2014

The Salvation Army in Chile is providing much-needed assistance to people affected by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit coastal regions in the north of the country…

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Haiti Four Years Later: Encouraged by Progress and Hopeful for the Future

Sunday, January 12, 2014

There are no doubts that the quake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010 was devastating; the loss of hundreds of thousands of lives, more than one million people forced into shelters made of whatever could be salvaged, businesses and livelihoods lost and a nation trying to make sense of it.

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April is Earthquake Preparedness Month

Monday, April 29, 2013

As we witnessed with the disastrous 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit China’s Sichuan Province last weekend, killing over 189 and injury many more, earthquakes can be both incredibly dangerous…

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Salvation Army Responds To Sichuan Earthquake

Monday, April 22, 2013
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China, Sichuan Province (April 22, 2013) – The Salvation Army is responding after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit China’s Sichuan Province on Saturday, April 20th. Nearly 200 people are…

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3 Years Later: The Salvation Army Haiti Continues Rebuilding

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

“Ansanm, ansanm n’a Rive” is a Haitian Creole phrase that conveys the idea of working together to achieve a goal or task, and that’s exactly what The Salvation…

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Haiti: SAWSO’s Life-Saving Solutions for a Nation in Need

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Among the 25,000 attendees at the 19th annual International Aids Conference happening right now in Washington, DC are representatives of The Salvation Army’s World Service Office (SAWSO). This event is just one more way for SAWSO employees to hear the latest scientific developments on the disease and learn more about the global response to HIV.

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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!

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