Salvation Army responds to Cyclone Debbie
The Salvation Army has been deployed to support in the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie.
Salvation Army Emergency Services (SAES) teams have been deployed to support Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews. The Salvation Army will also be on hand to assist the community through the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie as needed.
If you have been affected by these events and would like us to pray for you please submit a prayer request. If media coverage of these events brings feelings of anxiety or stress, we encourage you to call Lifeline on 13 11 14. Please continue to keep the North Queensland region in your thoughts and prayers.
Access Salvation Army assistance
If you are a Queensland resident impacted and need assistance, you can visit the Queensland Government’s Disaster management website here for assessment or contact the Queensland Disaster Recovery hotline on 1800 173 349. The Queensland government will provide assessment and advice on where you can receive help and will connect you with key relief partners including The Salvation Army.
For further information on disaster assistance available for this natural disaster can be found on the Australian Government’s Disaster Assist website here.
Please see below for the most recent update on The Salvation Army's work. For all news please see our updates page.
2:30pm AEST Tuesday 11th April
- Salvation Army teams are on the ground in impacted communities providing practical assistance
- Damage assessments are being carried out across impacted regions
- Salvation Army recovery teams have been deployed to assist at recovery hubs and centres
- The Salvation Army continue to accept donations to our disaster appeal to assist affected communities
9:30am AEST Monday 3rd April
- Salvation Army Emergency Services team providing meals for SES teams in Mackay, for the next 4 days
- Relief teams from Gladstone have reached Proserpine and Airlie Beach
- Captains Bronwyn and Ashleigh Barkmeyer and volunteers have been sandbagging the Life Community Hall at Slacks Creek as the local Logan River rises
- SAES team at Banora Point High School evacuation centre at Tweed Heads, has been feeding evacuees and emergency services personnel since Thursday
- Many evacuees arrived at Tweed Heads evacuation centre late Saturday night and early Sunday morning