Released 22 January 2010
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As The Salvation Army continues to coordinate efforts with the UN, local
government, and other relief agencies in Haiti to provide the most assistance
to the neediest of the disaster survivors, our team provided an update on their
Here's a breakdown of important numbers highlighting the hard work of our
personnel on-the-ground in the Port-au-Prince area:
* 260 + - The number of people provided medical treatment each day by
Salvation Army medical teams.
* 802 - The total number of patients who
have received treatment by medical professionals at The Salvation Army compound
as of Thursday, Jan 21.
* 10,000 - The capacity in liters of a water
bladder installed near The Salvation Army Port-au-Prince compound, along with a
water purification filtering system to provide clean water to distressed
* 10,000 - The amount of MRE's (Meals Ready-to-Eat) distributed
by the Salvation Army on Thursday with the help of UN security personnel. MRE's
were provided by the United Nations' World Food Program (WFP).
* 4,000 -
The number of pairs of light-weight shoes provided to disaster victims on
* 5.75 million - Dollars raised as of Wednesday morning by The
Salvation Army for relief efforts in Haiti.
* 42 - The total amount of
international emergency disaster responders deployed to Haiti by The Salvation
* 14 - The number of medical professionals assisting Salvation Army
* 75+ - The number of Haitians who have decided to commit
their lives to Christ and are being encouraged through The Salvation Army's
spiritual counseling and church-related activities.
* 700 - The amount of
Salvation Army officers and staff permanently stationed in Haiti who are
responding to the needs of people there.
* 60 - Years The Salvation Army
has had a presence in Haiti operating schools, clinics, hospital, feeding
programs, children's homes and church-related activities through community
centers across the country.
If you would like to make a financial contribution to The Salvation Army's
ongoing relief efforts in Haiti, you can donate through :
Online Credit Card Contributions or PayPal
• Text ‘HAITI' to
• Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY
• Mail a check or money
The Salvation Army World Service Office
Disaster Relief Fund
PO Box 630728
Baltimore, MD 21263-0728
*Please note that your donation is for Haiti Earthquake relief*
Information on Haiti Relief click here.