Busy week for Ogdensburg, NY EDS Team

Ogdensburg, NY - The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Team based in Ogdensburg, NY (St. Lawrence County) has seen one of their busiest weeks in recent memory with ice jam flooding and two structure fires in two days.  Beginning on Friday January 12th and lasting through the last weekend, Salvation Army EDS volunteers were assisting with monitoring conditions along the St. Lawrence River for any impacts from ice jams that occurred [READ MORE]

Plattsburgh, NY EDS Team On Scene of Ice Jam Flooding in North Country

Plattsburgh, NY - The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Team based in Plattsburgh, NY (Clinton County) has been on scene of an Ice Jam Flood in the City of Plattsburgh since Tuesday.  Our EDS team is currently providing a full range of services to the approximately 240 survivors who were evacuated from their homes.  These services include feeding, emotional and spiritual care and case work to ensure that all needs [READ MORE]

Buffalo Area EDS Teams Respond to 75 Vehicle Accident During Blizzard

Buffalo, NY - The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Teams based in Buffalo, NY (Erie County) responded to a 75 vehicle accident on the New York State Thruway Tuesday afternoon. The teams provided canteen and hydration services to approximately 75 first responders who were involved in extracating, treating and transporting over 100 travelers involved in the mile long accident that occurred during a blizzard warning caused by heavy lake effect [READ MORE]