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Salvation Army responds to Cyclone Debbie

The Salvation Army has been deployed to support in the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie.

Our disaster recovery teams are on the ground, supporting communities from Lismore to Bowen. We are committed to supporting these communities through the long-term recovery process. To date, we have:

  • assisted 4,296 households, and
  • distributed $1.49 million of assistance 

Access Cyclone Debbie assistance

If you need to talk to someone immediately, please call

If you are concerned for the immediate safety of yourself or someone else, please call 000 for emergency assistance.

Government assistance

The Australian Federal Government is providing a range of grants and assistance payments to those affected by Cyclone Debbie. 

The NSW and QLD State governments are also supporting communities affected by Debbie. For assistance, call

NSW 1800 018 444
QLD 1800 173 349

Salvation Army assistance

For more information, please email us at

Please see below for the most recent updates. 

Salvos continue Cyclone Debbie relief as victims struggle to rebuild lives

Salvos continue Cyclone Debbie relief as victims struggle to rebuild lives

1 May 2017

Tropical Cyclone Debbie has caused widespread destruction across Queensland and Northern NSW (Photo by Ryan Hook) It’s been a month since Tropical Cyclone Debbie made landfall in Far North Queensland, bringing ferocious winds and ...

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Cyclone Debbie updates

Cyclone Debbie updates

3 April 2017

View all updates on The Salvation Army's response to Cyclone Debbie...

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Salvation Army launches disaster appeal

Salvation Army launches disaster appeal

29 March 2017

The Salvation Army has launched an appeal to help people affected by Cyclone Debbie....

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