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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...

2011-04-12 13:38:00

SEATTLE, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A month after an earthquake and tsunami struck Japan on March 11, 2011, a series of earthquakes and the unfolding nuclear disaster in Japan continues to affect the country. The Mobile Giving Foundation (MGF) wants to remind potential donors that they can still support relief efforts in Japan through text-to-give What: donations....

2011-04-12 00:00:28

CGI member support and matching funds aid the American Red Cross in Japan Fairfax, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 11, 2011 CGI Group Inc (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A), a leading provider of information technology and business process services today donated $60,000 to the American Red Cross for relief efforts in Japan given the recent tragic events taken place last month. Donna Morea, CGI President, U.S., Europe and Asia said, "The outpour of member support to assist Japan is what makes CGI a company with...

2011-04-11 11:12:00

Money to equip temporary shelters for survivors and other emergency relief and recovery needs WASHINGTON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced plans to make an additional commitment of $40 million dollars to the Japanese Red Cross, which would bring its total contributions to $100 million. As funds currently pledged to the American Red Cross are received, additional contributions to the Japanese Red Cross will be made. (Logo:...

2011-04-11 10:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --- American Airlines and American Eagle customers and employees have generously donated more than $1.64 million to aid those affected by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan. To date, more than 16,000 AAdvantage® members have contributed in excess of $1.6 million to the American Red Cross Japan and Pacific Tsunami Fund through American's partnership with the American Red Cross, which is helping provide...

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2011-04-11 07:35:00

Today, exactly one month after northern Japan was shaken by the 9.0-magnitude quake, a 6.6 magnitude aftershock rattled the same area around Fukushima. A warning for a 3-foot tsunami was issued after the temblor hit the northeast coast 5:16 p.m. local time, ABC News is reporting. The latest quake was reported to cause landslides in the city of Iwaki, including one that buried three houses and trapped four people inside, police in Fukushima Prefecture told CNN News. Attempts to rescue the...

2011-04-08 00:00:28

Japan earthquake, tsunami & nuclear crisis has slammed Emergency Preparedness Suppliers across the country, resulting in epic demand for Freeze Dried Food and Survival Kits. Unprecedented levels of demand for these products has literally wiped out inventories, resulting in months long delays for supplies. Round Rock, TX (PRWEB) April 7, 2011 "It is sad, but true, that it generally requires a devastating event to capture people's attention and motivate them into purposeful action. To...

2011-04-08 00:00:27

Recent catastrophic disasters and chaos in the Middle East have sparked fear around the world creating a renewed interest in modern shelters. Green Eye Technology provides luxury military-grade structures which can withstand the strongest storms as well as nuclear, biological or chemical disaster. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 7, 2011 The world is abuzz with fear that the end may be close. If recent headlines are any indication of what's to come, those fears might be valid. With catastrophic...

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2011-04-07 10:55:00

Another earthquake hit Japan today, just weeks after another devastating earthquake and tsunami flattened the northeastern coast. A tsunami warming for a wave up to 6-feet has been issued by the Japan meteorological agency.  The warning was issued for a coastal area already torn apart by the tsunami that struck last month and took 25,000 lives sparking an ongoing crisis at a nuclear power plant. Officials say Thursday's quake was a 7.1-magnitude and hit 25 miles under water and off the...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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