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Our mission Brings Relief To Disaster Survivors

The Salvation Army is proudly one of the first on the scene of any emergency or disaster
supporting local response teams or providing volunteers

Need Assistance? Emergency Prep Guide

While every disaster is unique and requires a different response, the core of The Salvation Army's Emergency Disaster Services consists of several basic principles. These principles aim to address many of the typical needs for a disaster survivor. To Do the Most Good, the Salvation Army's disaster relief is also flexible. Our services are adapted to the specific needs of individuals or communities, and these services are scalable according to the magnitude of the disaster.


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How our EDS Brings Relief

   Emergency Preparedness & Training 


One of the best ways to ensure you and your family can face an unexpected emergency, or disaster, is through preparation. The Salvation Army's Emergency Disaster Services includes training, disaster guidance and even certification classes. Together, these proactive services help our local communities stay ready for emergencies and understand how best to help one another during disasters.


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    Natural Disaster Response


Floods, tornadoes, fires and earthquakes all happen without warning. That is why The Salvation Army's EDS team of staff and volunteers stay ready to meet disasters at any moment. These trained teams organize, communicate and support on the scene of any disaster.

The EDS teams play many roles in the wake of a disaster: from providing food and water for survivors and disaster relief workers, to playing a role in long term relief planning. These efforts help meet the immediate needs of those affected by a disaster and ensure that real healing takes hold in the communities who are in need.


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Emotional & Spiritual Care


The aftermath of a major disaster or emergency can bring a lot of emotional stress and rigors. The Salvation Army's EDS teams work to provide healing during this challenging time by offering spiritual comfort and emotional support to survivors and emergency workers. Salvation Army counselors, who are often ordained as clergy (officers), may simply offer a "ministry of presence," but often people who know about The Salvation Army as representatives of God may ask for prayer or guidance from the Bible. Disaster relief and healing services are provided to all who are in need, without discrimination.


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    Emergency Response


The Salvation Army knows that emergencies come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes entire communities are affected, but there are many instances of single families or individuals who are facing an emergency situation. Our local EDS teams readily meet these needs too.

Volunteers and staff members are trained together to answer the call, wherever the Salvation Army's mission is needed. If there is a local emergency, EDS will be on the scene offering support in any way needed.


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Bloomington, IL Corps Community Center
611 W. Washington Street, BLOOMINGTON, Illinois 61701
Burlington, IA Corps Community Center
216 Columbus Drive, Burlington, Iowa 52601
Canton, IL Corps Community Center
176 S First Avenue, CANTON, Illinois 61520
Cedar Rapids, IA Corps Community Center
1000 C Avenue NW, CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa 52405
Champaign, IL Social Services Center
2212 N Market, CHAMPAIGN, Illinois 61822
Danville, IL Corps Community Center
855 E Fairchild, DANVILLE, Illinois 61832
Davenport, IA Corps Community Center
100 Kirkwood Blvd, DAVENPORT, Iowa 52803
Decatur, IL Corps Community Center
229 W Main Street, DECATUR, Illinois 62523
Dubuque, IA Corps Community Center
1099 Iowa Street, DUBUQUE, Iowa 52001
Freeport, IL Corps Community Center
106 W Exchange Street, FREEPORT, Illinois 61032
Galesburg, IL 360 Life Center
510 N Kellog, GALESBURG, Illinois 61401
Iowa City, IA Corps Community Center
1116 Gilbert Court, IOWA CITY, Iowa 52240
Kankakee, IL Corps Community Center
148 N Harrison, KANKAKEE, Illinois 60901
Keokuk, IA Corps Community Center
31 S 30th Street, KEOKUK, Iowa 52632
Kewanee, IL 360 Life Center
119 N Tremontt, KEWANEE, Illinois 61443
Lincoln, IL 360 Life Center
307 N Kickapoo Street, LINCOLN, Illinois 62656
Macomb, IL Corps Community Center
505 N Randolph Street, MACOMB, Illinois 61455
Moline, IL Corps Community Center
2200 5th Avenue, MOLINE, Illinois 61265
Muscatine, IA Corps Community Center
1000 Oregon Street, MUSCATINE, Iowa 52761
Ottawa, IL Corps Community Center
516 W Madison Street, OTTAWA, Illinois 61350
Pekin, IL 360 Life Center
243 Derby Street, PEKIN, Illinois 61554
Peoria Citadel Corps
2903 W Nebraska Avenue, PEORIA, Illinois 61604
Peoria, IL Service Extension Administrator
401 NE Adams Street, PEORIA, Illinois 61603
Pontiac, IL 360 Life Center
112 N Division, PONTIAC, Illinois 61764
Quad Cities
100 Kirkwood Blvd, DAVENPORT, Iowa 52803
Springfield, IL Corps Community Center
1600 E. Clear Lake Ave., SPRINGFIELD, Illinois 62703
Sterling, IL Corps Community Center
409 Avenue F, STERLING, Illinois 61081
Streator, IL 360 Life Center
126 S Bloomington Street, STREATOR, Illinois 61364
Waterloo, IA Corp Community Center
89 Franklin Street, WATERLOO, Iowa 50703

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