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2011-04-29 12:06:00

Support for Japan earthquake and tsunami response and recovery now $133 million WASHINGTON, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today committed another $30 million to the Japan earthquake and tsunami relief and recovery efforts, bringing the organization's total contribution to $133.5 million. The latest donation to the Japanese Red Cross followed a four-day visit to Japan by Gail McGovern, president and CEO of the American Red Cross. (Logo:...

2011-04-28 00:35:01

Tokyo, Apr 28, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Sony Corporation ("Sony" or the "Company") today updated the status of Sony Group manufacturing operations affected by the March 11 East Japan Earthquake, tsunami, and related power outages, as of April 28, 2011.As of March 14, 2011, operations at ten Sony Group sites and facilities had been suspended as a result of damage caused by the Earthquake, tsunami and related power outages. As of today, manufacturing operations at nine of these ten sites have...

2011-04-26 16:46:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Software Publishing, Inc. (PSP, Inc.) PSP, Inc. announces that it launched the new fund raising website, www.Messages4Japan.com, for PSP, Inc.'s continuous effort toward Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief. With this website, Messages4Japan.com, PSP, Inc.'s Founder, Ken Uchikura, and President, Mayumi Nakamura, will donate a penny for each message posted for the people of Japan up to $10,000 with a million messages. PSP, Inc....

2011-04-25 16:44:41

It took 26 years for marine invertebrates living on the Port Valdez seafloor to stabilize after Alaska's Great Earthquake of 1964, according to a scientist at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. "The earthquake, which measured 9.2 on the Richter scale, and the tsunami waves that followed, impacted every marine community in Prince William Sound," said Arny Blanchard,, a research assistant professor at the UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. Four decades of monitoring, including samples...

2011-04-20 00:00:27

Natural disasters, terrorist attacks and civil unrest happen without much advance warning. For years bomb shelters have been American's, and much of the civilized world's emergency plan for disaster. With the recent influx of tsunami's, tidal waves, earthquakes and floods many are becoming more wary of the government's ability to protect everyone. Security expert David Morris has done his part to ease these fears by training individuals in the lost art of self-sufficient survival. Austin, TX...

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2011-04-18 13:15:36

The U.S. Geological Survey said that a 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck in the South Pacific on Monday. The survey said that the epicenter was south of the Kermadeic Islands, about 340 miles east-northeast of Auckland, New Zealand. The earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.4, but the U.S. Geological Survey later increased to a 6.6-magnitude quake. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said that it does not expect the earthquake to generate "a destructive, Pacific-wide tsunami." A...

2011-04-17 00:00:35

Full Sail University is proud to serve as the host location of an event benefiting those who have been affected by the devastating earthquake, tsunami, and continuing after-shocks in Japan. Entitled "Ganbare Nippon" (Stay Strong Japan) this cultural concert experience weaves music, storytelling and images to create a benefit that is inspired from tragedy, but guided by hope. This event will be held on Monday, April 18, 2011 at 6:30pm in the Full Sail Live venue. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) April...

2011-04-16 00:44:53

Crisis communication lessons from the Japan tsunami Adam Acar and Yuya Muraki of the Kobe City University of Foreign Studies surveyed and questioned Twitter users and tracked updates from people in the disaster-struck area on the social media site two weeks after the Tohoku earthquake and devastating tsunami of March 11. They hoped to determine what benefits such a system can bring to people involved in a disaster and to those hoping to hear news. The researchers found that people in directly...

2011-04-15 00:00:29

Movers USA, Inc and MMTA Maryland Movers Conference recently launched a campaign to send ShelterBoxes to Japan in an effort to provide emergency assistance and much-needed shelter to the victims of the new 7.1 magnitude earthquake felt April 7 and the first 8.9 magnitude earthquake and the tsunami it produced. Baltimore, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) April 14, 2011 Nearly a month has passed since one of the largest earthquakes the modern world has ever known struck Japan, triggering a massive tsunami...

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2011-04-14 06:10:00

A leading scientist on Wednesday said that Japan's northeastern coast has suffered many powerful earthquakes and large tsunamis in the past and nuclear power plants should have been built to withstand these natural disasters, reports AFP. The scientist also noted that the crippled plant in Fukushima may have survived the disaster had the government not put faith in a flawed earthquake prediction system. Geophysics professor Robert Geller said the Japanese authorities rely on annual "hazard...


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