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Scientology Disaster Response in the Wake of Fiji Floods

Fiji’s April 2012 floods were the worst in decades, causing $71.3 million in damage.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers, mobilized in the wake of recent floods, are providing relief and helping in the cleanup operation in Vita Levu, the main island of Fiji.

The United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) estimates the flooding of early April 2012, the worst in decades, caused $71.3 million in damage. And although the waters have receded, entire villages were submerged in floodwaters and the damage continues to impact the lives of thousands.

Scientology Provides Free Seminars

Mathew Andrews, leader of the Scientology Volunteer Ministers Goodwill Tour gave an overview of the 19 topics the group will cover in seminars to those attending the opening of the Tour in Honiara.
The official launch of the Scientology Volunteer Ministers Goodwill Tour Solomon Islands, signals the launch of a month of free seminars on the 19 subjects of the Scientology Handbook.

Mathew Andrews, leader of the Scientology Volunteer Ministers Goodwill Tour gave an overview of the 19 topics the group will cover in seminars to those attending the opening of the Tour in Honiara.Our aims are to pass on the knowledge of Scientology so people can overcome problems that trouble them or those they care about Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 

Scientology Volunteer Ministers Honored in the Place that Time Forgot

In a traditional ceremony of welcome, Paramount Chief of Savulei welcomes the Scientology Volunteer Ministers to the village of Lambi.

The Savulei Paramount Council of Chiefs of the Solomon Islands endorsed the Scientology Volunteer Ministers program in March 2012 and welcomed the volunteers to the island in a traditional ceremony that dates back from the dawn of time.

Lambi is home to Paramount Chief Savulei whose authority extends over the 56 chiefs of the Savulei Council of Chiefs.  So impressed was he by the results he saw in his village, he and his council officially endorsed the program and invited the Volunteer Ministers to return for a traditional welcoming ceremony.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers of Mexico Complete Search and Rescue Training

Scientology Volunteer Ministers learned to penetrate and advance inside and underneath buildings to track and extract victims.

A team of Scientology Volunteer Ministers returned to Mexico City this week after completing a rigorous course of training in disaster search and rescue in various locales around Mexico.  The training was supervised by Los Topos, the renowned Mexican search and rescue team featured in a National Geographic documentary on the Japan tsunami of 2011, and other top professionals.  The purpose: to leverage experience and expertise gained to direct the activities of the Scientology Volunteer Ministers Disaster Response in the worst possible disasters.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers Welcomed by Tribal Leaders in Southern Africa

Paramount King Molefe, traditional king of the Batlokwa Nation, was introduced to the Volunteer Ministers program at the Church of Scientology of Johannesburg.

Paramount King Molefe, traditional king of the Batlokwa Nation, introduced the Scientology Volunteer Ministers program to scores of chiefs and kings and some 5,000 tribal members from across South Africa at this year’s Mampuru Day celebration in the village of Mamone, in Limpopo, the northernmost province of the country. Dubbed the country’s first freedom fighter by Nelson Mandela, King Mampuru refused to submit his people to virtual slavery in British and Boer mines and farms and was hanged by the colonial South African government in 1883.

Solomon Islands Schools Teaching Teachers How To Teach

A Scientology Volunteer Minister conducting a workshop in Study Technology at the Tenavatu Primary School in Guadalcanal

Scientology Volunteer Ministers bring seminars to Solomon Islands schools.

The Scientology Volunteer Ministers have begun delivery of workshops to educators throughout the island of Guadalcanal at the request of the Chief Education Officer of the Guadalcanal Education Authority, following the success of training provided to executives and staff of that agency in Honiara, Capital of the Solomon Islands.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers in Action all Over the World

Scientology Volunteer Ministers from the Church of Scientology & Celebrity Centre Nashville were joined by volunteers from across the United States to help Alabamans recover from a series of tornadoes that devastated neighborhoods throughout the state.

The Scientology Volunteer Ministers Corps is a program of the Church of Scientology providing disaster relief and emergency response. Created more than 30 years ago by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, the program has expanded to an estimated 350,000 trained in Volunteer Ministers technology worldwide. Many have served at worst-case disaster sites.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers at Ybor, Florida Fiesta Day

Volunteer Ministers from the Church of Scientology of Tampa, Florida, set up their bright yellow tent as part of the 65th annual Fiesta Day Celebration in Ybor City, Florida.

Tampa, March 2012 - Volunteer Ministers of the Church of Scientology of Tampa participated in the 65th annual Fiesta Day Celebration in Ybor City, Florida, a historic neighborhood in Tampa northeast of downtown.

Seventh Avenue was closed to traffic and booths and kiosks lined both sides of the street.

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