Nearly 250,000 people are under fire evacuation orders and warnings in Northern California, as three major fires continue to rage around the San Francisco Bay Area. The Salvation Army is providing life-sustaining resources to both first responders and evacuees impacted

Every fire season in California—typically running from May through November—The Salvation Army serves communities before, during and after a disaster. This year brings a new challenge: how to respond to a wildfire during COVID-19. The Del Oro Division’s Emergency Disaster

By Hillary Jackson - Another 4.9 magnitude temblor struck near Ridgecrest, California July 12, a week after the area experienced a pair of the largest earthquakes in California in decades. With recovery efforts underway, The Salvation Army continues to respond by

The Salvation Army has deployed additional out-of-state personnel to assist the relief efforts in Shasta County, California, as the wildfire response continues.  Teams from Great Falls, Helena and Missoula, Montana; Centralia, and Coeur d’Alene, Washington, will contribute to the existing

By Hillary Jackson - As the deadly Carr Fire continues to burn more than 100,000 acres in Northern California, The Salvation Army has increased its presence, deploying five Emergency Disaster Service teams to serve evacuees, up from its previous two-team operation. “It’s