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2010-01-19 01:22:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As they rush to save lives in the wake of the Haiti earthquake, aid workers also must address myths about disaster relief among the American public.

2010-01-15 07:50:00

TRUCKEE, Calif., Jan.

2010-01-12 20:42:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) encourages Americans to respond appropriately and responsibly to today's earthquake in Haiti.

2009-10-02 10:05:00

Cash is the Best Form of Donation to Provide Effective and Immediate Assistance WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-09-09 10:50:00

WESTON, Fla., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- September is National Preparedness Month.

2009-06-09 11:44:00

"Hurricane Season" an ideal time to guard personal health information against nature's devastation CHICAGO, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Major catastrophic events can lead to chaos, destruction and death.

2009-05-27 09:47:00

New Resource Prepares American Families for Natural, Economic or Personal Emergency MADISON, Ala., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- With 2008 being one of the most fatal years for natural disasters on record globally, 2009 is the year to be prepared before you become a victim.

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2009-04-06 09:05:00

The World Health Organization has advised governments to construct hospitals that can hold up regardless of earthquakes and other disasters.

2008-09-19 12:00:35

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Elaine Rubin of AAHC, +1-202-265-9600 Systems, leadership, management, and communication highlighted WASHINGTON, Sept.

2008-08-29 09:01:03

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Alli Sherman, +1-202-835-7261, alli.sherman@ketchum.com, for Plan for Your Health HARTFORD, Conn., Aug.


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dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
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