The Salvation Army of the Carolinas Closely Monitoring Hurricane Hermine

September 01, 2016
Shelley Henderson | shelley.henderson@uss.salvationarmy.org | (704) 621-6106

The Salvation Army of the Carolinas Closely Monitoring Hurricane Hermine

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (September 1, 2016) – As the projected path for Hurricane Hermine includes the Carolinas, The Salvation Army of North and South Carolina is closely monitoring weather conditions and making initial preparations for response. In times of disaster, The Salvation Army of the Carolinas has 20 mobile feeding units ready to respond to provide hot meals, cold drinks, snacks, and emotional and spiritual care to people impacted.

“We have alerted all Salvation Army locations to closely monitor the storm and to be ready for localized response in their service area,” said Mike Patterson, Emergency Disaster Services Director for The Salvation Army of North and South Carolina. “The Salvation Army collaborates with emergency management at local, county, and state levels to be prepared if relief efforts are necessary.”

The Salvation Army encourages all residents to review their family disaster plan and stay informed. Information is available at www.scemd.org and www.readync.org.For the latest emergency disaster services news from The Salvation Army, follow the social feed on Twitter at @salarmyeds or visit disaster.salvationarmyusa.org.
                                 
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