The Salvation Army and Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency (PREMA) are coordinating response efforts in Puerto Rico this week after a series of earthquakes damaged homes, buildings and roadways, caused power outages for nearly one million people, and left hundreds
Meanwhile, officials continue to help families across the state recover from Hurricane Irma. By Kevin Smith - Salvation Army volunteers and case managers in Florida are connecting Puerto Rican evacuees to help as they arrive at airports across the state. Florida Gov.
With a permanent footprint in the affected communities, The Salvation Army will continue to provide assistance for as long as needed. In one of the worst hurricane seasons in a decade, The Salvation Army continues its response to hurricanes Irma and
In 2014, there were 8,383 instances of violent crime in Puerto Rico. By Vivian Lopez - An armed robbery can occur in a flash, but the trauma brought on by such crimes can linger for years. The Salvation Army “Puertas Abiertas” (Open
By Vivian Lopez - Poor fiscal climate leads to fewer grants designated for social causes. The Salvation Army in Puerto Rico is experiencing firsthand the consequences of the commonwealth’s $70 billion in debt. A study released in January titled “Reconstructing a Destructured Economy,”