HANA Awards Churches of Scientology Disaster Response Team for their Work in Haitian Earthquake Disaster

Ralph Gedeon, Haiti Earthquake survivor tells his story.

At their 2010 gala event, the Haitian American Nurses Association (HANA) presented a Humanitarian Award for the Church of Scientology to Sue Taylor, National Director for the Churches of Scientology Disaster Response Team. 

Over 230 invited medical staff, religious and political leaders attended the event held by the Director of HANA Rockland County (Florida), in honor of the men and women who gave their time and expertise to help the people of Haiti following the disaster.

Assist Technology Accepted and Praised by Pakistani Officials

Dianetics Assist Team distributing food to Pakistani children.

With heavy monsoon rains triggering catastrophic flooding, Pakistan has suffered the worst natural disaster in its history. At one point, approximately one-fifth of Pakistan—a landmass the size of England—was under water. 

Today, the official tally of casualties is over 1,700 with another 20 million forced to flee their homes—more than those displaced by the 2004 Indian tsunami, the 2005 Kashmir earthquake and the 2010 Haiti earthquake combined.

Volunteer Ministers Invited to Indian National Conference on Civil Defense

Mr. G.S. Saini, Director of the National College of Civil Defense of India with the lead Volunteer Minister for India.

The Director of the National College of Civil Defense of India, G.S. Saini, invited the Scientology Volunteer Ministers of India to take part in that country’s national conference scheduled for November 17th, 2010, in India. 

Volunteer Ministers on Southeast Asian Goodwill Tour

Traditional Thai dancers perform at the opening ceremony for the Volunteer Ministers’ tent in Sriracha, Thailand.

Officials and citizens of Sriracha, Thailand turned out today to welcome the Scientology Volunteer Minister Southeast Asian Goodwill Tour to their city.

Elite Topos Rescue Team Partners with Scientology Volunteer Ministers

Volunteer Ministers and other Community Emergency Response Teams drill life saving skills in triage and search and rescue operations.

On October 23, Hector Mendéz, president and founder of Topos México, the elite search and rescue team, was in flood-weary Veracruz, helping to unite relief efforts there. On his official Topos rescue jumpsuit he proudly sported a recently added Scientology Volunteer Ministers badge.

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Volunteer Ministers Bringing Hope & Help to Flood Victims in Thailand

Volunteer Ministers Bringing Hope & Help to Flood Victims in Thailand

Scientology Volunteer Ministers traveled to two areas in northeast Thailand to help victims of what has been described by Thai officials as the worst flooding in several decades.

Helping Food Lifeline’s Mission to Eradicate Hunger in Western Washington

Seattle area VMs join volunteers from several local businesses and charitable organizations to pack food boxes destined for the hungry.

Working to help eradicate hunger in their area, several Seattle area Volunteer Ministers (VMs) regularly assist at the city’s Food Lifeline Center, a non-profit organization feeding those in need throughout western Washington.

The purpose of the Scientology Volunteer Ministers is to simply help their fellow Man whenever and wherever disaster large or small may strike. So when VMs in the Seattle area heard about the purpose and needs of Food Lifeline they wanted to help.

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