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Family Farming The Focus Of World Food Day 2014

Family Farming The Focus Of World Food Day 2014

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On October 16, 1945, a fundamentally important organization was founded: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). According to the FAO website, the...

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2014-10-23 23:13:09

Brian Beckcom of Houston-based law firm VB Attorneys, who represented half the crew of the Maersk Alabama who were attacked by Somali pirates in 2009, is representing Captain Thomas, who was kidnapped off his ship in the Gulf of Guinea and held hostage, tortured, and malnourished for 18 days. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Captain Wren Thomas, an American ship captain, has filed a lawsuit (1) against his employer as a result of a piracy and kidnapping event that occurred one year...

2014-10-22 16:25:34

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Friendship Place invites the community to Friendship Walks, a one mile walk around the National Mall to end homelessness on Sunday, November 2 from 10:30am to 12pm. The walk aims to raise funds for Friendship Place's programs as well as raise awareness on the issue of homelessness in the Washington, DC region. The event, a first for Friendship Place, serves as a replacement of the former walks held by Fannie Mae's Help the...

2014-10-21 08:33:21

RED CARPET EVENT & UNVEILING OF FREEHAB LOS ANGELES ON NOVEMBER 15TH LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Teen Project, launched by Lauri Burns is going one step further to save America's homeless young women in Los Angeles. On the evening of Saturday, November 15(th )there will be a fundraiser to benefit Freehab--the very first "free" drug rehab for LA's homeless youth. Freehab is a 100-bed facility for women 18-24 years old, otherwise known as Transitional Age Youth...

2014-10-17 23:02:04

Employees from Omega Protein Corporation’s Houston headquarters volunteered to support the Houston Food Bank yesterday, sorting, inspecting, and repackaging food donations to feed those most in need in Southeast Texas communities. The partnership reflects Omega Protein’s commitment to serving its communities, and is helping to eliminate record rates of child food insecurity in Texas. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Thursday marked an important day of service for employees at...

2014-10-17 08:25:35

Legacy Food Storage, Others See 300 Percent Increase in Demand; Offers Five Tips to Help Prepare For Any Emergency SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers are stocking up on food and other emergency supplies due to concerns about a potential Ebola outbreak in the United States. In the last three weeks, Legacy Food Storage has seen a 300 percent increase in demand over the same three-week period last year - and the company isn't alone....

2014-10-07 08:37:48

Schoharie County purchases Buffalo Computer Graphics' Incident Management Software BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managing information, staff, and resources can prove difficult for emergency managers during a large disaster. Getting the right information to the right people in a timely fashion is critical to protecting property and life during the rapidly changing conditions of an incident and can be an overwhelming task even for the largest emergency management...

2014-09-30 23:18:12

Global Food Exchange™ and International Disaster Response Network have partnered to help provide food, water and shelter to victims of international disasters and crises. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Global Food Exchange™ is pleased to announce a Strategic Trading Partnership with the International Disaster Response Network (IDRN). The International Disaster Response Network is a decentralized, distributed network/community of individuals, working together for a common cause...

2014-09-30 23:01:31

Project ads the floor plans and key building and campus data for several hospital locations to the list of assets available to local, regional, state, and federal emergency planners and first responders. Centerville, MA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 BeSafe Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has recently completed a digital mapping project with several Massachusetts hospitals to add their floor plans to the collection of area hospitals available to local and regional emergency...

2014-09-30 12:36:57

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ClientTrack, Inc. Releases 2014 HMIS Data Standards Service Pack SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, September 29, 2014: ClientTrack, Inc., a leader in data management software, announces the release of the 2014 Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Data Standards Service Pack ahead of the October 1, 2014 deadline established by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Agencies and organizations using...

2014-09-30 12:27:24

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The states with the highest proportion of hungry and poor people are in the South, according to a Bread for the World analysis of the latest U.S. Census data. Several states in the region account for large portions of the more than 49 million Americans who were at risk of hunger and 45 million Americans who lived in poverty last year. The states with the highest percentage of food insecurity, or hunger, are Arkansas (21.2...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin