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 Responding to Tornadoes throughout Taylorville, ILSt. Louis, MO - Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services teams have mobilized and are responding to areas impacted by the severe weather and tornadoes that ripped through the Southern Illinois region on Saturday, December 1st. “Our Emergency Disaster canteens arrived after the impact and will continue supporting the Taylorville community providing food and supplies,” said […]