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2011-03-29 15:00:00

Money will go to assist Japanese Red Cross and other relief and recovery efforts WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced that the public has generously donated $120.5 million to help the people of Japan following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. The announcement was made Tuesday at a press conference at the Japanese embassy with Japan's Ambassador to the United States Ichiro Fujisaki and American Red Cross Chairman Bonnie...

2011-03-26 00:00:30

Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are processing satellite imagery of regions in Japan affected by the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that devastated sections of the country's east coast on March 11. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 24, 2011 Japan needs maps. Not just any kind"”detailed informational maps georegistered with latitude and longitude and annotated with simple, self-evident details: this bridge is out, this port is damaged, this farm field is scoured; this one is...

2011-03-25 11:04:00

NEW YORK, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the Mission and Social Justice of The Riverside Church, the Interfaith Center of NY and the Universal Peace Initiative, The Riverside Church will host an Interfaith Time of Reflection for Japan on Sunday, March 27. The event will feature prayer and reflection by interfaith leaders, Japanese survivors and speakers from the area damaged by the earthquake and tsunami, as well as performances by Japanese musicians. Hosted by Rev. TK...

2011-03-25 09:47:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "We are all compelled to respond to this tragedy of historic proportions," said Koji Hasegawa, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas, Inc. (MPSA). Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and its group companies are donating 500 million Yen (about $6.2 million U.S. Dollars) to assist humanitarian efforts now underway aiding thousands of Japanese earthquake and tsunami victims. MPSA is supporting that initiative by donating...

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2011-03-25 08:01:36

Geospatial information maps created for Fukushima, Hachinohe and Kesennuma Japan needs maps. Not just any kind"”detailed informational maps georegistered with latitude and longitude and annotated with simple, self-evident details: this bridge is out, this port is damaged, this farm field is scoured; this one is verdant. Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are processing satellite imagery of regions in Japan affected by the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that...

2011-03-25 00:00:30

AccuConference is offering free calls to Japan in the wake of the earthquake, Tsunami and nuclear crisis taking place there. For the rest of March, anyone who needs to get in touch with people in Japan can place calls for free up to $100. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 AccuConference announced today free calling to Japan for all those who need to communicate with people in the country. Following widespread destruction from the earthquake and tsunami, and amid growing fears of nuclear...

2011-03-25 00:00:29

Needak USA has announced that it will be donating 1% of its sales to relief of the victims of Japan's recent earthquake and tsunami. This offer covers all sales through the company's Web site, needakusa.com. The money will go to support rescue and rebuilding efforts throughout Japan. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 Needak USA has announced that it will be donating 1% of its sales to relief of the victims of Japan's recent earthquake and tsunami. This offer covers all sales through...

2011-03-24 17:00:00

YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rescuers from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) have mobilized to Japan to conduct an assessment and assist with animal rescue efforts following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan. "The humanitarian needs remain overwhelming but given the important role that companion animals play in the Japanese family and the important role that livestock plays in the Japanese economy, it's...

2011-03-24 12:00:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medco Foundation, a charitable organization established by Medco Health Solutions Inc., (NYSE: MHS), has donated $100,000 to the U.S. Red Cross to assist in the global humanitarian relief effort for victims of the devastating earthquake in Japan and the Pacific tsunami. Medco is also encouraging its employees to contribute financially to the relief effort. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/MEDCOLOGO) "Japan is being...

2011-03-24 10:51:00

DALLAS, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Media Club Dallas joins more than half a dozen media, marketing and advertising organizations to host Dallas4Japan, a fundraiser benefiting the American Red Cross. More than 200 business professionals are expected to attend the one-night event and aim to raise more than $3,000 to support the disaster relief efforts for those affected by the earthquake in Japan and tsunami throughout the Pacific. The Dallas4Japan fundraiser will take place at...


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