#Humanitarian

Humanitarian work
Palanca border, Moldova
Moldova is another neighbouring country of Ukraine, which I have now been able to visit. Despite being one of the poorest countries in Europe, people welcome their fleeing neighbours with open hearts. The Salvation Army provides emergency accommodation for up to 100 people each night. Most of them only…
Siret border, Romania
After having visited Poland, I went on another support visit, this time to Romania, also a neighbouring country of Ukraine. Again, the Salvation Army is not huge but we have now established two major relief operation locations (plus some smaller scale work in the four other places where we…
Przemyśl, Poland
On the 24th of April war started in Ukraine. Many people fled across the border to neighbouring countries and the largest number fled to Poland. I went on a support and assessment visit there to see how the small Salvation Army there (we have a presence in only four…
Data from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates that one person is forcibly displaced every two seconds. There are more than 70 million forcibly displaced people around the world. About 41 million people are displaced within their own country, and called Internally Displaced Persons. This is a…
Bujumbura, Burundi
Please check out and enjoy this beautiful peace-building song, released ahead of the Burundi national elections next month. The song was written and recorded as a collaboration between Burundi community groups, The Salvation Army and Community Albums. It is part of a bigger peace building programme in the country…