Accession Number : AD0709676

Title :   THE SALVATION ARMY: ITS STRUCTURE, OPERATIONS, AND PROBLEMS IN DISASTERS,

Corporate Author : OHIO STATE UNIV COLUMBUS DISASTER RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Ross,James L.

Report Date : DEC 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 68

Abstract : The history and organizational structure of the Salvation Army are discussed with attention directed to both the religious and social welfare orientations f the organization. The report focuses on disaster relief operations, considering the general conditions influencing the participation of the organization in contemporary major community emergencies in America. Included in the report is an illustration of the kind of operations the Salvation Army engages in, in this case in a large-scale hurricane. The implications for Salvation Army operations in a nuclear environment are also presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ORGANIZATIONS, OPERATION), (*DISASTERS, ORGANIZATIONS), TROPICAL CYCLONES, NUCLEAR WARFARE

Subject Categories : Sociology and Law
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE