"...the Spirit of God is constantly reminding his Army that we must focus on the people we're called to serve,  particularly those who know nothing about His love or are passing through times of stress and sadness." - General John Gowans

The Salvation Army
Emergency Disaster Services
for the Metropolitan Division

1000 Pratt Ave.,  Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Telephone: 847-709-6700

Major David Dalberg, Director of Emergency Disaster Services

 

 

We want to thank all those who have responded to Hurricane Katrina by donating to The Salvation Army. Currently we have over 700 personnel assigned to the Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi area.

  • We also have 102 Canteen (mobile kitchen units), 8- 54 ft kitchen trucks on site, 8 Command Camps, serving 22 shelters (not all SA shelters) and we have served over 1 Million meals across the country.

  • To Donate to this Disaster event you can go to www.Salvationarmyusa.org, or you can call The Salvation Army at 1-800-SAL-ARMY.

  • SATERN - If you are searching for loved ones missing due to Hurricane Katrina you can file an on-line application at www.satern.org, or you can go to www.salvationarmyusa.org and there will be a link to the application. Currently we have had over 60,000 applications uploaded.

For photos of our recent CISM training at the Holiday Inn in Rolling Meadow, click here. You can see photos from our 16 hours of training from Oct 10-11, 2003. 

If you would be interested in learning how you can take CISM classes and participate in the Emergency Disasters Services,  contact Major David Dalberg.

 

Click here for photos of our work at Utica IL.

 
 
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For photographs and information about The Salvation Army's Emergency Disaster Services, click here.  The EDS team under the leadership of Major David Dalberg has been meeting the needs of Fire fighters, Rescue workers, and victims through out the year. Click here for photos of recent EDS responses. The EDS Team recently went through some aggressive training to prepare for future disasters.  This included more Salvation Army staff and volunteers taking CISM training.

 
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Click here for information about the SATERN Program
The purpose of the Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) is to train and acquire personnel skilled in emergency communications and message handling, who will support Salvation Army operations in local, regional and international disaster situations.

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The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division Website

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