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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...

2011-04-07 06:00:00

Rarely Seen Home Video, Cell Phone Video and News Coverage Provide Immediacy and Raw Emotion in Detailed, Chronological Account of the Disaster "The tsunami is speeding towards us and is swallowing everything."-- A person fleeing for safety in a Japanese coastal town Witness: Disaster in Japan Premieres Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at 10 PM ET/PT WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world watched in horror on March 11, 2011, as the fourth largest earthquake ever...

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2011-04-06 14:00:55

The huge tsunami triggered by the 9.0 Tohoku Earthquake destroyed coastal towns near Sendai in Japan, washing such things as houses and cars into the ocean. Projections of where this debris might head have been made by Nikolai Maximenko and Jan Hafner at the International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Maximenko has developed a model based on the behavior of drifting buoys deployed over years in the ocean for scientific purposes. The debris first spreads out eastward...

2011-04-06 02:00:00

HIMEJI, Japan, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- We at the Showa Group would like to inform you about the effects that the recent tragic events in Japan have had on our company. We understand that there have been questions raised about this recently and below you will find in detail the answers to some of the most common ones. We also would like to thank you for your continued support and concern for our well-being. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110406/447899 ) 1....