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2011-09-22 10:00:00

New Multi-Year Campaign to Combat Famine Will Help Raise Awareness, Press World Leaders NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the anti-poverty advocacy group ONE announced a new multi-year campaign to address the famine in Somalia and the wider crisis in the Horn of Africa. The commitment announcement was made at a press conference at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York, which brings together global leaders to develop and implement workable...

2011-09-06 12:20:00

Dozens of shelters open to support affected residents WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross provided food and shelter for more than 1,000 people around the country Monday night from multiple disasters, including residents impacted by wildfires in Texas and Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, which left severe weather in its wake over the Labor Day weekend. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) In Texas, more than...

2011-08-31 11:09:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross took disaster relief to new heights Aug. 30, when it airlifted more than 18,000 pounds of food supplies to Pine Hill, N.Y., where residents have been isolated by flooding caused by Hurricane Irene. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101105/DC95998LOGO) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110831/DC60578) To complete the life-saving task, the Red Cross relied on the support of several partners in...

2011-08-29 15:04:00

Seeking Both Financial and Blood Donations in the Aftermath of the Storm WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With communities from North Carolina to New England suffering from significant flooding, wind damage and widespread power outages from Hurricane Irene, the American Red Cross is responding with shelter, food and other assistance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO ) "The storm may be over, but our work is far from done," said Gail...

2011-08-27 12:25:00

Urges People To Listen To Local Evacuation Orders WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross has launched a major relief operation all along the eastern seaboard to help people in the path of Hurricane Irene. More than 13,000 people spent Friday night in hundreds of shelters opened across several states. Many more shelters are set to open throughout the weekend as the storm moves to the north. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO...

2011-08-25 07:07:00

CHENGDU, China, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Second World Cities Scientific Development Forum and the First Mayors' Summit on Disaster Risk Reduction under the theme of "Focusing on Sustainable Development and Cooperation among Cities, Building Livable Cities for Humanity" and co-organized by the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), the People's Government of Chengdu Municipality, World Cities Scientific Development Alliance (WCSDA) and Sister...

2011-08-22 11:36:00

Additional $15 million donation means that almost 88 percent of U.S. pledges have been sent to Japan in less than six months WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today contributed an additional $15 million to the Japanese Red Cross, bringing its investments in the country's disaster recovery to nearly $260 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) Less than six months since the earthquake and tsunami struck, about 88...

2011-07-28 11:13:00

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced a pledge of up to $1 million for the evolving humanitarian crisis in eastern Africa, continuing its history of support to the region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) With 2011 classified as the driest year on record in the eastern Horn of Africa, the health, livelihoods and food security of millions of Somalis, Ethiopians and Kenyans are at serious risk. "The need...

2011-07-25 10:22:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Automotive has appointed Brad Jackson as Director of Communications for its NAFTA Region. Jackson comes to the company with more than 20 years of experience in communications, nearly 15 of which have been spent within the automotive sector. In his new position with Continental, Jackson will join the Marketing and Communications team reporting to Kathryn Blackwell, Vice President Marketing and Communications NAFTA. He will be...

2011-07-21 21:09:00

SYDNEY, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imminent meetings of Asian security forums in Bali will be a 'critical test' of the region's ability to manage tensions in the South China Sea, according to a Lowy Institute strategic analyst. Rory Medcalf, the Director of the Institute's International Security Program, warned that a failure by foreign ministers to discuss openly the region's maritime security problems would marginalise the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF). Silence on these issues would...