For months the news has been reporting the heartbreaking story of migrants arriving in Europe from the Middle East and Africa, fleeing atrocities for an opportunity for something, anything, better. For those who arrive safely across the Meditteranean – 2,000 or more drowned in transit this year – the welcome is not always warm. Countries across Europe are struggling to assimilate the newcomers in what The Guardian calls the “world’s biggest refugee crisis since the second world war.” None more than the country of Greece, already strained by staggering debt and loss.
- Salvation Army Employees Share Experiences with Flood Survivors at the MARCTulsa, Oklahoma (June 15, 2019) – Volunteers and employees are working at Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) on behalf of The Salvation Army in various locations across Northeast Oklahoma. A MARC provides a central location for representatives from government, nonprofit, and faith-based disaster relief organizations to answer questions, provide information, and disaster-related assistance. “I get very […]