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Preparations for Cold Weather Underway Across the ALM Division

Jackson, MS (01/07/2015) - Due to rough weather impacting the area, The Salvation Army of the ALM division is taking additional steps to prepare for a rare weather event for the region.  The nearly year-round moderate temperature across Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi often lulls the state’s residents | More |

Search & Rescue for Missing Person in Manatí, PR Beach

On December 30th 2014, The Salvation Army - Puerto Rico/Virgin Island Division received a request for assistance from the State’s Search and Rescue department. The Salvation Army had been called on to provide additional support to volunteers and staff looking for a missing person, who was suspected to | More |

Salvation Army Continues to Serve After Deadly Tornadoes

Laurel, MS (12/19/2014) – Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Service teams continue to serve after deadly tornadoes struck Mississippi. While much of The Salvation Army’s disaster operations following last week’s disaster have ceased, including feeding operations in the Columbia, MS area, | More |

ALM Divisional Emergency Disaster Services Director Earns PhD

Jackson, MS (12/08/2014) – ALM Divisional Emergency Disaster Services Director, Thad Hicks was awarded his PhD in Intercultural Studies last week.   Intercultural studies examines the cultural differences and similarities of people around the world. Workers in this field focus on bridging gaps among | More |

Disaster Management Students Visit The Salvation Army EDS Center

Jackson, MS (11-14-2014) - Disaster Management students from Ohio Christian University (OCU) in Circleville, Ohio visited the Emergency Disaster Services center in Jackson Thursday.  The students are in route to the International Association of Emergency Managers conference in San Antonio, TX, but decided to | More |

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