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As lava flows toward Hawaii town, Salvation Army is prepared to help
October 30, 2014 – | No Comment

According to the Weather Channel, hot, molten lava from the Kilauea volcano is slowing creeping toward 900 homes in the city of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. Thankfully, Salvation Army personnel are already prepared to respond with food and water for displaced residents, emergency management workers and volunteers through the use of our mobile kitchen – called a “canteen.”

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Salvation Army supports search & rescue operation on Front Range in CO

Submitted by on April 8, 2014 – No Comment

CanteenTruck002This morning, The Salvation Army’s emergency disaster response personnel are supporting a large scale search and rescue operation for a missing father and son on Mt. Evans, located in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado.

In addition to providing first responders with food and hydration during the search, The Salvation Army’s trained emotional care team is on standby at the request of Clear Creek County.

Salvation Army divisional leader Lt. Col. Dan Starrett said, “Our primary goal is to provide for the needs of Search and Rescue team members so that they may continue their work until this family is found.“

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About The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Response
During 2013, The Salvation Army’s emergency disaster services teams responded to more than 40 disasters in Colorado. During these disasters, volunteers gave more than 20,000 hours collectively to provide first responders and survivors with meals, hydration, emotional care and clean-up kits. Last year, The Salvation Army spent close to $2 million in Colorado alone to meet the immediate needs of those impacted by disasters.

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