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2011-04-01 07:00:00

Google Inc announced Thursday that volunteers from around the globe are using the search giant’s mapping service to help it map out the world, which includes previously inaccessible areas.

2011-04-01 00:08:23

The earthquake and tsunami catastrophe has impacted more than human life. Those without voices, the animals, have been displaced also by this disaster.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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2011-03-25 08:01:36

Geospatial information maps created for Fukushima, Hachinohe and Kesennuma.

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.

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.

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...


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