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Friday update: Salvation Army in Japan

Submitted by on March 18, 2011 – No Comment

Salvation Army disaster teams in Japan are hampered by snow and struggling with fuel shortages, but the work continues in Sendai, Koriyama, Shirakawa, Fukushima and Mito City.

International disaster team member Major Raelton Gibbs says that the focus is on immediate response, but longer-term plans are being put in place to meet the specific needs of survivors as they return to their communities and what’s left of their homes.

As it often does in emergency responses, The Salvation Army will pay particular attention to communities that have been missed by the government and other agencies.

:: For more on this story, please click here to visit our International Headquarters website.

Here’s how you can help:
>> Keep praying that God would protect and sustain the people of Japan.
>> Click here to make an financial gift at our secure online portal.
>> Text the word “Quake” or “Japan” to 80888 to make a $10 gift to support our disaster relief and response effort in Japan through our Salvation Army World Services Office.
>> Buy this $20 fundraising t-shirt; all proceeds from the sale of this shirt will be used to support The Salvation Army’s work in Japan.

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