Disasters and Emergencies

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Disasters and Emergencies

We realise that in the aftermath of a disaster, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the enormity of what needs to be done. You don’t have to take that journey alone. Let us help.

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Standing with the desperate
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22 August 2021

Acqua helps bring hope and healing to those impacted by bushfire tragedy (Photo Kian Worthing) Aqua Hastings works for the Salvos in Disaster Bushfire Outreach. She is based in Albury- Wodonga and works to assist those severely impacted by the ‘Black Summer’ bushfires of 2019-20. Recently, Aqua spoke to Salvos Magazine and shared some of what her role entails and why she loves it so ...

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Meeting people at their point of need
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9 February 2021

Major Topher Holland oversaw the Salvos’ response to the 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires. Salvo teams assist those impacted by traumatic events Words Holly Reed As General Manager of The Salvati...

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Love and loss unites Kangaroo Valley
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19 January 2021

  A story of renewal Words Naomi Singlehurst In the picturesque NSW hamlet of Kangaroo Valley, a stunning river creates an idyllic backdrop for both locals and tourists who flock to the area over...

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Ongoing drought assistance brings relief in tough times
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23 September 2020

Throughout years of crippling drought across the country, Salvation Army rural chaplains, disaster recovery specialists, pastors and support workers have stood alongside those impacted most, including...

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Salvos bring hope to remote rural regions
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11 September 2020

Supporting farmers and communities affected by drought....

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Kindness counts in bushfire recovery
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20 August 2020

The team's mobile vehicle visiting a property at Peak View, south-east NSW. Inset:one-on-one consultations are held inside the Salvos' mobile recovery vehicle. The Salvation Army has been supporting c...

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Grateful but grieving
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28 July 2020

Danielle Strickland is a Salvation Army member, spiritual leader and communicator based in Canada. By Danielle Strickland The entire world seems to be in some stage of grief right now because of what ...

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Salvos standing alongside hurting communities
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8 June 2020

Salvation Army recovery operations are well underway across parts of Australia that have been affected by the devastating 2019-20 bushfires. EMERGENCY RESPONSE EASINGNorm Archer, The Salvation Army St...

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Bushfire report outlines Salvos' response
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8 June 2020

The Salvation Army has released an interim report on the 2019-20 bushfire disaster, outlining its ongoing recovery work in areas of Australia that were severely affected. The Six-month Disaster Appeal...

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