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 Welcomes Hurricane Maria Evacuees to FloridaTampa, FL - Salvation Army volunteers and case managers are providing services as Puerto Rico evacuees arrive at airports in Florida. Governor Rick Scott signed a “Host State Agreement” to establish Disaster Relief Centers where State agencies and non-governmental organizations partner together to provide resources as available. At the Miami International Airport Disaster Relief Center, Chaplain Raymond […]