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2014-01-22 08:28:30

AmeriCares and Mercy Corps to use funds for ongoing relief work LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A special appeal by The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) has resulted in donations to two groups to further ongoing efforts in the wake of the devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. International nonprofit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organizations Mercy Corps and AmeriCares will each receive US$50,000 from TPRF to further independent campaigns in...

2014-01-17 16:22:06

Unprecedented demands on nation's power supplies cause widespread outages TAYLOR, Mich., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Record-breaking frigid temperatures from this month's polar vortex triggered unprecedented demands on the nation's power supply, causing power outages everywhere from the Midwest to Alabama. With several more months of cold weather ahead, Atlas Oil's Emergency Fuel Solutions urges business leaders and facility managers to assess their emergency preparedness plans and...

2014-01-14 23:20:41

CabinetHardware.org has announced it is actively seeking organizations and individuals trying to rebuild in the aftermath of a crisis or natural disaster, to qualify for potential grant funding to help rebuild homes, businesses and communities. Through its charitable arm The FlowOver Project, CabinetHardware.org makes grant opportunities available to qualified disaster survivors and worthy organizations throughout the U.S. and worldwide. Bloomfield, Conn. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014...

2014-01-13 08:26:12

Medical and Wellness Pioneer Dr. Myron Wentz to Fund Meals for Malnourished Children LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Hunger Fund has partnered with microbiologist and immunologist Dr. Myron Wentz to fund "Cargo of Hope," a new initiative to deliver life-sustaining nutrition to orphans and malnourished children around the globe. These food shipments will provide a minimum of 11 million meals for hungry children in villages and slum communities, as...

2014-01-12 23:00:41

Emergency situations can strike a home at any moment, and it’s important that residents have emergency escape plans in place, in case of the unexpected. SecuritySystemReviews.com has created a list of tips to help homeowners plan for these situations. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Unfortunately, emergencies can strike at any time, and the very nature of an emergency is that it’s unexpected. Rather than denying the likelihood of something like a break-in or a natural...

2014-01-07 16:25:58

CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America applauds the announcement by the USDA today that they intend to purchase $126.4 million worth of fruits and vegetables, including tart cherries, processed apples, cranberries, fresh tomatoes, wild blueberries, and raisins. Feeding America particularly welcomes this purchase as it is committed to providing an array of highly nutritious produce to the clients they serve, including more than 14 million children each...

2013-12-16 23:04:36

Leading Emergency Preparedness Mobile App Offers Predictions for Technology-shaping Crisis and Security Management Industry Changes in 2014 Herndon, VA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 With the average smartphone user keeping their device within three feet and checking it every six minutes, Chris Britton, General Manager of Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis, expects the mobilization of emergency management and business continuity to dramatically shift to widespread adoption in 2014....

2013-12-12 23:02:43

Dr. Julia Bradsher, President and CEO of the Global Food Protection Institute, will join stakeholders from more than 70 countries at the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) 2nd Annual Conference in Singapore. SINGAPORE (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Dr. Julia Bradsher, President and CEO of the Global Food Protection Institute, will join stakeholders from more than 70 countries at the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) 2nd Annual Conference in Singapore. These stakeholders will be...

2013-12-10 23:32:16

This fall The Center’s Emergency Preparedness team has conducted 27 site visits to Northeast Ohio hospitals that receive Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) funding, with four visits scheduled to complete before the end of the year. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 This fall The Center’s Emergency Preparedness team has conducted 27 site visits to Northeast Ohio hospitals that receive Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) funding, with...


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