Charlotte, North Carolina (October 3, 2015) – As rain continues to fall in the Carolinas, The Salvation Army is monitoring weather conditions from the Emergency Operations Centers in North and South Carolina. All Salvation Army units in the division are on standby and are continuing to assess the needs in their local communities.
“With continued heavy rain forecast for the Carolinas, The Salvation Army is ready to support the needs of those impacted by the storms,” said Major Tom Louden, General Secretary of The Salvation Army of North and South Carolina. “It is a privilege to show the love of Christ by serving those who need us most.”
On Friday evening Salvation Army response efforts began in several communities in South Carolina.
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About The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services
“The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.” While every disaster is unique and creates its own special needs, the core of The Salvation Army's disaster program consists of several basic services. And while these services address many of the typical needs of a disaster survivor, Salvation Army disaster relief is also flexible. Our services are adapted to the specific needs of individuals and communities and scalable according to the magnitude of the disaster.