Latest Indian Ocean earthquake Stories

2011-03-17 13:47:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls (www.giveshoes.org) and Sport Chalet have joined forces again to bring shoes to victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the Pacific Rim.

2011-03-15 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced an initial contribution of $10 million to the Japanese Red Cross Society to assist in its ongoing efforts to provide medical care and relief assistance to the people of Japan following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "We are grateful for the American public's generosity and compassion following what has been declared one of the...

2011-03-14 11:22:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls Inc., the shoe charity, is offering individuals looking to assist the victims of the devastating 8.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Japan last week an opportunity to help.

2011-03-14 09:05:00

While Japan’s massive earthquake and accompanying tsunami represent a devastating natural disaster for the country’s residents, scientists should also seize upon the massive temblor as an important learning tool for future quakes around the world, including the Pacific Northwest coast of the United States.

2011-03-12 00:00:28

Award-Winning Author and Expert on Earth's Inner Structure Explains Earthquakes and Tsunami in Layman's Terms New York, NY (PRWEB) March 11, 2011 Dr.

2011-03-11 12:01:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls Inc., the shoe charity, announced it is assessing the international damage from the earthquake in Japan only hours after the 8.9 magnitude quake set off more than 50 tsunami warnings from the Japanese islands to the west coast of the US.

2011-03-11 11:17:00

LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Medical Corps is responding to the situation in Japan and tsunami-warning areas, following an 8.9-magnitude earthquake that struck Japan's coast, triggering a tsunami that devastated northern parts of the country and put a tsunami warning in effect for much of the Pacific.

2011-03-11 04:54:00

SEATTLE, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Asian, North American and South American countries on the Pacific Rim are facing tsunami alerts following a 8.9 magnitude earthquake, reported to have occurred near Japan's east coast today. "Our offices in Indonesia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands are on alert and staff in coastal areas have been advised, said Geoff Shepherd, World Vision's Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs Director for the Asia-Pacific region.

2010-12-23 17:59:23

Six years after the tsunami disaster of 26/12/2004, the set-up of the German-Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System for the Indian Ocean (GITEWS) has been completed.

2010-11-20 00:00:48

An innovative training program and toolkit launched today by World Wildlife Fund and the American Red Cross will provide field staff in humanitarian aid organizations, governments and conservation agencies with the resources to help ensure that disaster recovery and reconstruction efforts not only protect communities from future disasters but also are environmentally sustainable. Washington, DC (Vocus) November 19, 2010 An innovative training program and toolkit launched today by World...

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