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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...

2014-09-27 23:01:23

Mediaplanet today announces distribution of its third cross-platform edition of “Disaster Relief,” a campaign that aims to take the guesswork out emergency response and inspire millions to prepare themselves and their businesses. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 With the recent San Francisco earthquake and unprecedented super storms, Mediaplanet has teamed up with the Center for Disease Control, Office of Emergency Response, Sienna Miller and the International Medical Corps to...

2014-09-26 23:08:08

Emergency preparedness application will give key school personnel and first responders access to critical facility information, floor plans, schematics, digital imagery, and other resources. Centerville, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 BeSafe Technologies, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the contract to develop digital schematics of the facilities for a private independent school campus in Northeastern Massachusetts. The school is new to the BeSafe Community, and the...

2014-09-19 12:26:49

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the House and Senate yesterday each introduced legislation to authorize the Feed the Future Initiative. The House's Feed the Future Global Food Security Act of 2014 and the Senate's Global Food Security Act of 2014 were introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), respectively. The bills are cosponsored by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) and Sens. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), and...

2014-09-18 08:28:46

A new International Rescue Committee report gives voice to thousands of Syrian women and girls, who demand that international rhetoric be turned into action WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The international community, including governments, UN agencies, and NGOs, have been strong on rhetoric but weak on follow through when it comes to the protection of Syrian women and girls, with devastating consequences. That is feedback provided by Syrian women and girls in a new IRC...

2014-09-17 16:21:44

Announces Partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro today launched a $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition. He was joined by Dr. Judith Rodin, President of The Rockefeller Foundation, in announcing that eligible states and localities can now begin applying for funds. Representatives from eligible communities will have the opportunity to attend...

2014-09-15 16:28:38

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holidays, leading fashion jewelry company CAROLEE announces a specially designed collection to benefit AmeriCares, the Stamford, CT-based disaster relief and global health organization. The jewelry collection will be AmeriCares first product line collaboration in support of its activities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/146191 The five-piece AmeriCares collection is part of a major new initiative by...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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