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2010-01-26 14:51:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For Pascale Wagner, a member of Project Concern International (PCI)'s Emergency Response Team, returning to her native country of Haiti has been a tumultuous yet inspiring experience.

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2010-01-26 07:50:55

A team funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) is returning to Haiti this week to investigate the cause of the January 12, magnitude 7 earthquake there.

2010-01-25 17:26:00

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bright Hope's team on the ground in Haiti has accomplished amazing work to save the lives of Haitians.

2010-01-25 15:24:00

PIH spokespeople in Haiti and Boston available to provide additional insight on the situation BOSTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday saw a breakthrough in delivering more desperately needed medical equipment and supplies to help treat, diagnose, and monitor patients.

2010-01-25 12:11:00

Aid agency says comparisons to 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami inaccurate, misleading Global shift toward urbanization will set new paradigms for disaster response World Vision announces increased funding commitment for Haiti relief to $50 million in the United States to scale up massive, long-term relief effort PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan.

2010-01-25 11:28:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WIN Group, the Haitian conglomerate that owns and operates Terminal Varreux in Port-au-Prince, situated just five miles from the epicenter of the January 12 earthquake, and SEACOR Holdings Inc.

2010-01-24 15:45:00

*** PIH spokespeople in Haiti and Boston available to provide additional insight on the situation *** BOSTON, Jan.

2010-01-23 14:01:00

*** PIH spokespeople in Haiti and Boston available to provide additional insight on the situation *** BOSTON, Jan.

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2010-01-23 08:35:00

A preliminary USGS assessment has found that the sequence of aftershocks following the magnitude 7 earthquake that struck near Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Jan 12 is likely to continue for months, possibly years.


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alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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