Latest Tsunami Stories

2011-06-05 10:41:50

An unusual signal detected results from waves in Lake Gatun, the reservoir that forms the Panama Canal channel.

2011-06-03 13:13:35

When earthquake, tsunami, tornado or flood strike, among the most vulnerable group are the elderly.

2011-06-02 12:00:00

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooklyn Workshop, the creators of Skatecycle--the world's first "hubless" self-propelled skateboard, have inspired 13 notable artists to create custom Skatecycles for sale, from which all proceeds will go to Global Giving in support of the Japanese earthquake relief effort.

2011-05-28 00:00:49

A Kinship Circle Disaster Animal Response Team searches roads and homes in the Yamakiya District of Kawamata, the most recent part of Fukushima Prefecture under mandatory radiation evacuation.

2011-05-25 14:31:36

The magnitude 9 earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck Japan on March 11 were like a one-two punch – first violently shaking, then swamping the islands – causing tens of thousands of deaths and hundreds of billions of dollars in damage.

2011-05-23 11:50:00

Sony Corp is reversing a previous projection of having a profitable year, now saying it expects over $3 billion in annual losses.

2011-05-13 10:10:00

Donations for earthquake and tsunami response will be used to help homeless, sick and elderly WASHINGTON, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is making another $30 million donation to the Japanese Red Cross, bringing its contributions to date to more than $160 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The Japanese Red Cross announced a $350 million long-term recovery plan supported by donations from its international partners,...

2011-05-11 06:00:00

NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 16th at NYC's Gallery at the AIGA National Design Center, Hug Japan (http://hugjapan.jp) in collaboration with My Hope for Children (www.myhopeforchildren.org) will show works created by over 300 Japanese children who suffered through the Tsunami, and fear the damaged nuclear plant.

2011-05-06 08:25:00

Advanced computation enabled by supercomputers enhances understanding of earthquake and tsunamis and their impacts.

2011-05-04 16:25:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- About the exhibition: While attending an award ceremony last month in New York for her aunt, Nobel Prize Winner Elizabeth Blackburn, Bellrock Media Inc./Yoshimoto Entertainment USA, Inc.'s Artist-in-Residence Aleve Mei Loh, was inspired to create a fundraising event in Los Angeles comprised of visual artists to benefit Japan Earthquake and Tsunami relief.

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The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.