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Scientology Volunteer Ministers Commended by Georgia Senate for Haiti efforts - (press release)
10 February 2010, 10:10 am

The Scientology Volunteer Ministers were recognized for their Haiti disaster response by Georgia Senate Resolution 998, passed on February 8, 2010,

which states:

10 LC 94 2070
Senate Resolution 998
By: Senators James of the 35th, Tate of the 38th and Seay of the 34th


Commending the Scientology Volunteer Ministers Corps; and for other purposes.

WHEREAS, the Scientology Volunteer Ministers Corps is a program of the Church of Scientology that provides community service, disaster relief, and emergency response; and

WHEREAS, created over 30 years ago by
Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, the Scientology Volunteer Ministers Corps has expanded over the years to include 203,000 volunteer ministers worldwide who have served at 126 international disaster sites, including Ground Zero after September 11th, the Southeast Asia tsunami, and Hurricane Katrina; and

WHEREAS, Volunteer Ministers have trained and partnered with over 800 different aid groups, organizations, and agencies, including the Red Cross, FEMA, the National Guard, and local police and fire departments; and

WHEREAS, the Scientology Volunteer Ministers Corps are currently serving in Haiti and the Dominican Republic to assist in the recovery efforts after the nation was devastated on January 12, 2010, by an 7.0 magnitude earthquake; and

WHEREAS, Volunteer Ministers provide organizational support to medical teams, helping them to focus on attending to the injured, and provide skilled logistical support to aid the recovery; and

WHEREAS, since the earthquake, Volunteer Ministers has transported 30,400 pounds of medical supplies, food, and water and 286 doctors, nurses, and medics to the nation, providing assistance to over 28,000 people; and

WHEREAS, the Volunteer Ministers' selfless service to the nation of Haiti and the survivors of one of the most catastrophic natural disasters in the history of the Western World stands as a true example of compassionate humanitarianism and is worthy of recognition.

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