April 4, 2014 - Oklahoma City, OK – The Salvation Army of El Dorado, Arkansas is responding to Camden AR as requested by the City of Camden. The request comes after a series of thunderstorms, high winds and tornado activity affected parts of Northern Texas into Arkansas on Thursday evening.
Power outages, trees down, and some structure damage have been reported from several counties including: Bradley, Calhoun, Clark, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Grant, Lafayette, Nevada, Pike and Quachita counties in Arkansas. Camden is located in Quachita County.
The Salvation Army’s canteen (mobile feeding unit) will be providing food and hydration to first responders and those affected as long as needed.
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The Salvation Army, established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need without discrimination for more than 135 years in the U.S. More than 25 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a range of social services: food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless, and opportunities for underprivileged children. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index (HumanNeedsIndex.org). The Salvation Army has served survivors of every major national disaster since 1900. The Salvation Army does not place an administrative fee on disaster donations. During emergency disasters, 100 percent of designated gifts are used to support specific relief efforts. For more information, go to www.SalvationArmyUSA.org or follow on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS.