and Disaster Services
can never be adequately prepared for emergencies or disasters.
Fires, floods, and other forms of emergency and disaster have
and do become a reality for so many people. When things
happen, such as major fires and disasters, The Salvation
Army is there on the front line, ready to offer hurting people
the help and hope they need to get back on their feet.
of volunteers is on call for any emergencies that may develop
in Saskatoon and area. The Emergency
Response Vehicle is a mobile canteen that responds to requests
departments, government agencies, police
departments, and other emergency disaster organizations.
Its purpose is to respond to the immediate needs of victims
and workers at the location of an emergency. Food and drink
are dispensed with other comforts such as clean, warm clothing
and arranged lodging.
Salvation Army assists the victims of disaster, too. It's there
to supplement emergency assistance by other agencies with financial
grants, food and clothing. When disaster strikes and The Salvation
Armys services are needed, it responds quickly, mobilizing
its officers, volunteers and employees to immediately and effectively
provide emergency services to victims and emergency responders.
Army's support extends beyond material goods. If youve
gone through a traumatic experience, one of the most valuable
supports is to find someone to confide in. The Salvation Army
will arrange for spiritual counseling or someone to just listen.
No matter what the situation, The Salvation Army is committed
to helping people overcome the obstacles they face, whether
through provision of food, comfort, prayers or other practical
have any questions about Emergency Services it's coordinator is Captain Laurie Reilly
who can be reached at The Salvation Army Saskatoon Temple Church 306-477-2363 or via e-mail at laurie_reilly(at)can.salvationramy.org
information and up-to-date news on Emergency Disaster Services.
In case of an emergency in Saskatoon, the Salvation Army will
also be updating regularily via Twitter at twitter.com/salvationarysk