The Salvation Army Responds to Tropical Storm Henri

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A The Salvation Army is activating its Emergency Disaster Services personnel to meet the immediate needs of survivors and first responders affected by Tropical Storm Henri, which made landfall on August 22 in along the south coast of Rhode Island.
The Salvation Army Responds to Tropical Storm Henri
"We are doing everything in our power to respond efficiently and effectively to the impacts made by Tropical Storm Henri," said Emergency Disaster Services Coordinator of The Salvation Army's USA Eastern Territory, Robert Myers III. "With the continued generosity of the public, The Salvation Army will remain on the ground serving those affected by the storm for however long our services are needed."In addition to high winds, Henri is expected to bring heavy, sustained rain and storm surge that could create severe flooding conditions. This could limit the ability for relief teams to reach those in need, including sustained water damage to structures that obstruct access to impacted areas. As a community-based organization, The Salvation Army is uniquely positioned to respond with in-depth understanding of the area's needs. In preparation for response efforts, several steps have been taken to serve those impacted:
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