The Salvation Army New Zealand has launched a Canterbury Earthquake Appeal in order to swiftly respond to the area’s humanitarian need. If you’d like to support The Salvation Army’s relief efforts, click HERE to donate.
From our National blog:
The Salvation Army in New Zealand is responding after the city of Christchurch was struck by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake today – the second in less than 6 months. At least 65 people are known to have been killed and hundreds are trapped in the debris.
By late afternoon The Salvation Army was assisting more than 1,000 people. Locals are being temporarily housed in large marquees that were already on site for a flower show.
Continue reading at The Salvation Army USA Blog.
You can also watch an interview with Spokane, WA Salvation Officer and New Zealand native, Captain Kyle Smith.
Salvation Army Officer Brought To Tears By Devastation In Native New Zealand