This article was first published in All the World, The Salvation Army’s international magazine (www.salvationarmy.org/alltheworld).
The Salvation Army, in partnership with the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), is distributing much needed items to Syrian refugees in Jordan and also to Jordanian families who have been adversely affected by the influx of refugees.
Since 2003, December 9 has been designated by the United Nations as International Anti-Corruption Day, aiming to raise awareness of corruption and what people can do to fight it.
The world leader of The Salvation Army – General André Cox - has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela in a letter to the family of the former South African President.
The current leader of The Salvation Army honoured Retired General Eva Burrows at the launch of a book to mark 20 years since her retirement from active service with the Church and charity.
Roller-skates, a bicycle, a toy puppy when my parents wouldn’t let me have a real one – these are some of my most memorable Christmas presents. Then there were the more perplexing presents.
International Emergency Services Field Operator Damaris Frick reports from The Philippines that The Salvation Army's typhoon response is “going well”, and that relief teams are overseeing a variety of activities.
The Territorial leaders of The Salvation Army in the Philippines, Colonels Wayne and Robyn Maxwell, are in Tacloban to support Salvation Army officers and other personnel who have been working tirelessly in the on-going relief operations.
Salvation Army emergency personnel in the typhoon-hit city of Tacloban, The Philippines, and other devastated areas in the Visayas Islands are seeing signs of hope emerge as relief goods, medicines and other aid starts to reach the people.
Amid major logistical challenges on the ground Salvation Army uses extensive local connections to organise road transport to get food and water to thousands in desperate need.