Providing Relief in Harveyville, KS

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The Salvation Army is providing support in Harveyville, Kansas following a tornado that ravaged the community late Tuesday night.

Emergency Disaster Service Volunteers from Topeka are on the scene providing meals, snacks and drinks to first responders, survivors and clean-up crews via mobile feeding kitchens. The Salvation Army is also offering emotional and spiritual support to those in need.

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Become a Trained Disaster Volunteer

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Over the past several months while our nation has faced record tornadoes, wildfires, and more, many of our supporters have asked, “How can I help with the disaster efforts?” and “What can I do to volunteer?”

During a disaster, The Salvation Army relies upon trained disaster workers to coordinate emergency relief operations and deliver fast, efficient service to disaster survivors. If you’re one of those who have a desire to volunteer during disasters, now is the time to do something about it.

We have many training courses that are taking place now throughout the end of the year, located all across the country, that will equip you with the skills needed to respond to disasters and support Salvation Army relief efforts.

Here are some helpful links where you can register as a volunteer and learn more about training:

– Volunteer Information

– Disaster Training Schedule

– Disaster Courses Descriptions

– Disaster Relief Services

Our volunteers play a crucial role in response efforts. We’re grateful to for each and every member of “the army behind The Army!”

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New Disaster Radio Podcast: Hurricane Earl Field Report

Friday, September 3, 2010

A quick Hurricane Earl update for everyone:

The Carolinas appear to have escaped serious damage as Earl stayed offshore according to reports from our area Salvation Army Divisions. The 3 evacuation shelters that opened yesterday have already been able to close their operations after serving more than 250 individuals.

However, personnel remain alert and ready as the storm heads up towards New England where it could still pose a significant threat.

On a side note – Salvation Army units from Puerto Rico to Maine have been gearing up this week in anticipation of Earl. Have you ever wondered what kind of work goes into preparing for and responding to something as extensive and severe as a hurricane?

The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services released a new podcast yesterday that talks about what goes into disaster response, and more specifically how The Salvation Army’s Carolina Divisions disaster team is handling Hurricane Earl.

Check out the Disaster Radio podcast here: 09.2.10 Field Report: Hurricane Earl. Find more podcasts on their website here.

Learn more about The Salvation Army Carolinas Division at their website You can also find Hurricane Earl updates on their Facebook (The Salvation Army of the Carolinas) and Twitter (@TSACarolinas) pages.

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