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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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.