Haiti’s Orphans – Should Adoption Processes Be Bypassed?

Posted on 25th January 2010, by Salvation Army
For newly orphaned children wandering the streets of Haiti’s capital begging for food, new life sounds like a dream come true. But agencies trying to evacuate children whose parents died in last week’s earthquake have been criticised for bypassing proper adoption processes to rush them to families abroad. Children’s advocacy groups warn against new procedures  […]
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The Salvation Army’s Canadian Team Returns from Haiti

Posted on 25th January 2010, by Salvation Army
Toronto, ON – January 22, 2010 – The Salvation Army’s Canadian Assessment Team returned from Haiti in the early hours of Friday January 22nd. The three-man team, consisting of Brian Burditt, Director of World Missions, Major Rick Shirran, Territorial Disaster Services Director and Jeremy Watt, Web Producer/Photographer returned safely to Toronto via Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  […]
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Salvation Army Assists Haitian Evacuees Upon Arrival in Canada

Posted on 25th January 2010, by Salvation Army
OTTAWA, Jan. 24 /CNW/ – Salvation Army Emergency and Disaster Services staff were on hand early Sunday morning to assist Haitian evacuees upon their arrival at Ottawa International Airport. The Air Canada aircraft carrying approximately 24 orphans ranging in age from 11 months to 8 years old touched down just before 7:00 a.m. local time.  […]
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Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 5

Posted on 20th January 2010, by Salvation Army
Salvation Army personnel from Canada are now on the ground in Haiti assisting with relief efforts and participating in long-term planning with Salvation Army disaster response workers and medical teams from the U.S. and the U.K. When the quake hit, more than 700 officers/pastors and staff permanently stationed in Haiti responded immediately to the needs  […]
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Salvation Army Receives $250,000 Donation for Haiti

Posted on 18th January 2010, by Salvation Army
On Thursday, January 14, 2010, Mr. Frank Flaman of the Frank Flaman Foundation in Edmonton, Alberta, presented a cheque for $250,000 for Haiti relief to The Salvation Army. Major Fred Waters, Divisional Commander and Mrs. Karen Diaper, from the Public Relations office were thrilled to receive this significant donation. The Frank Flaman Foundation was created  […]
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Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 4

Posted on 18th January 2010, by Salvation Army
Salvation Army personnel in Haiti have welcomed in teams who are distributing limited supplies and assessing the situation relative to what The Salvation Army can do to commence a relief and recovery program. Team Canada expects to arrive today. Several planes are shuttling personnel and cargo to the disaster zone; mobile kitchens are serving tuna,  […]
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