Entries by Philip

Salvation Army Mobile Kitchens to Commence Feeding on Friday in Southeast Texas

Dallas, Texas (August 28, 2020) – Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) teams moved into Southeast Texas after Hurricane Laura blew northwards on a course close to the Texas/Louisiana border on Thursday morning. Much of the area was left without power and damage assessment is underway in affected communities. In Walker County, Texas, The Salvation […]

Salvation Army Officers Evacuate as Disaster Response Teams Prepare for Hurricane Laura Response

Dallas, Texas (August 27, 2020) – Mandatory evacuations are in place throughout much of Southeast Texas as Hurricane Laura’s landfall is now imminent.  Many residents of the region have heeded the warnings and evacuated to cities outside of the Category 4 hurricane’s projected path. While multiple Salvation Army Emergency Disaster response teams and mobile kitchens […]

Salvation Army Disaster Response Teams Position for Hurricane Laura Response

Dallas, Texas (August 25, 2020) – Trained Salvation Army staff and volunteers are preparing to move into South East Texas ahead of the anticipated landfall of Hurricane Laura on Thursday morning. Current forecasts suggest that the storm could potentially reach the coastline as a Category 3 Hurricane. Ten mobile kitchens are on standby for deployment […]

Texas Salvation Army Preparing Response to Storms Threatening the Gulf Coast

Dallas, Texas (August 24, 2020) – The Salvation Army is closely monitoring not one, but two storms, that could potentially seriously impact communities in South East Texas and along the Gulf Coast. Tropical Storm Laura and Hurricane Marco are both anticipated to make landfall on Tuesday or Wednesday this week. 20 Salvation Army disaster units […]