Dallas, TX - August 4, 2015, Texas Baptist Men provided a new specialized filtering system for The Salvation Army water tanker. This system purifies water with a combination of UV Light and five different filters, which will allow The Salvation Army to provide filtered water to any disaster response resource. This cooperative effort illustrates the value of having strong partnerships during disaster and non-disaster times.
The Salvation Army Texas Division’s 3,250 gallon water tanker, donated by the John Soules Food Co., is deployable to any municipality or jurisdiction in need of bulk water statewide.
If you are interested in learning more about The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) in the great State of Texas, or to become a local disaster volunteer, please visit: www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org.
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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.