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2011-07-26 17:28:00

TOKYO, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, or Amma (Mother) to her millions of devotees across the world, announced a donation of one million U.S.

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2011-07-18 10:29:04

Disaster Research Center scientists study world's worst disasters in hopes of saving more lives in the future.

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2011-07-17 08:08:22

South Korea’s space agency has joined its international counterparts in putting satellite data at the disposal of rescue authorities following major disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis.

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2011-07-15 12:53:34

Researchers at the University of Illinois have become the first to record an airglow signature in the upper atmosphere produced by a tsunami using a camera system based in Maui, Hawaii.

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2011-07-12 08:15:00

Professor Andreas Vött presents new results of geomorphological and geoarcheological investigations on the sedimentary burial of Olympia.

2011-07-11 11:18:00

New $35 million donation means that almost 90 percent of U.S.

2011-06-30 00:00:29

Give2Asia, a US-based public charity promoting transformative philanthropy for Asia, today announces new fiscal sponsor partnerships with Japanese nonprofits Ashinaga and the Board Director Training Institute of Japan (BDTI). San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 Give2Asia, a US-based public charity promoting transformative philanthropy for Asia, today announces new fiscal sponsor partnerships with Japanese nonprofits Ashinaga and the Board Director Training Institute of Japan (BDTI).

2011-06-10 12:29:00

In less than three months, 80 percent of U.S.

2011-06-10 13:45:00

LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 7, Gwen Stefani hosted a private Harajuku-themed tea party at Royal/T to benefit Save the Children's Japan Earthquake-Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund. Guests were treated to a surprise performance by No Doubt.

2011-06-07 00:00:33

Companies that are directly affected by a major natural disaster or weather event, such as the Joplin, Missouri tornadoes or the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, should expect a heightened level of federal and state oversight in the future especially when it comes to facilities, documentation and equipment.


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