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World Youth Convention to be Held in Sweden in 2010date: 10 March 2009
description: One thousand young Salvationists from around the world will attend a World Youth Convention in Stockholm, Sweden, in 2010. The gathering, led by General Shaw Clifton with Commissioner Helen Clifton, will run from 15 to 18 July and have as its theme 'Raised Up'.
Australia Bushfires Update 2: Call centre set up as recovery phase beginsdate: 18 February 2009
description: As the focus moves from emergency relief to a sustainable recovery, a dedicated central call centre has been set up to handle calls from fire-affected people.
Australia Bushfires Update: Public shows faith in Salvation Army as appeal raises millions of dollarsdate: 18 February 2009
description: The Salvation Army public appeal has raised Aus$5.5 million nationally. An initial amount of $825,000 has already been released for distribution to the 11 recovery centres in fire-affected areas.
Salvation Army teams respond to floods in Indonesiadate: 10 February 2009
description: Salvation Army relief teams in Java, Indonesia, are responding to severe flooding in and around the city of Semarang.
Salvation Army teams provide vital help during bushfire disasterdate: 9 February 2009
description: Over the weekend of 7/8 February, 2009, 225 volunteers in 16 teams worked alongside emergency service crews and devastated communities in the State of Victoria, Australia, to provide chaplaincy support to those assisting with the emergency, and to families and individuals who are in shock from the enormity of the disaster that has killed a record number of people.
Salvationists in Fiji Respond to 'Worst-Ever Disaster' date: 23 January 2009
description: The flood that dumped more than 700 mm (27 inches) of water on the towns of Nadi and Ba, and on the highlands catchment areas, in January 2009 has been described as Fiji’s worst-ever natural disaster
A Call to Prayer for the Middle Eastdate: 12 January 2009
description: General Shaw Clifton calls Salvationists to pray for the Middle East
Salvation Army provides tents and cookers for earthquake victims in Pakistandate: 4 December 2008
description: Salvation Army relief team members in Pakistan continue to provide vital aid to victims of the earthquake that hit the Baluchistan region in late October.
Salvation Army emergency work in Myanmar (Burma) expands – Update 3 Decemberdate: 3 December 2008
description: Since Cyclone Nargis battered the country in May more than 700 families have been able to rebuild or repair their houses using material from The Salvation Army, and the construction programme is still ongoing.
The Salvation Army expands work to 117 countriesdate: 19 November 2008
description: The Salvation Army is now officially at work in 117 countries, with the most recent openings taking place in Kuwait and Mongolia.
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