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On average, The Salvation Army Emergency Services attend an emergency at least once every day of the year in Australia. It responds to people in times of emergency and disaster, providing assistance such as: refreshments meals clothing financial aid accommodation emergency shelters counselling responsible referral This is a service which is on standby in Tasmania 24 hours per day. It is only called out by the authorities as per the relevant regional Disaster Plan.

In January of 2013, The Salvation Army served over 19,000 meals to fire crews, police, paramedics and displaced people in Dunalley, Nubeena, Sorell, Murdunna.