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2011-03-18 06:15:00

After Japan's massive earthquake last Friday, Google employees immediately went to work, much as they had after the recent earthquakes in Haiti, Chile and New Zealand.

2011-03-17 23:01:00

TOKYO, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As Japan approaches the one-week mark since the destructive 9.0 earthquake and tsunami, World Vision relief distribution operations began today in the city of Tome and tomorrow will reach Minami Sanriku, one of the hardest-hit coastal towns in the country.

2011-03-17 16:57:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- We cannot believe the overwhelming amount of donations that have come through.

2011-03-17 12:40:00

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LivingSocial, the online source for people to find handpicked experiences at a great value, today announced a US Daily Deal benefiting the American Red Cross.

2011-03-17 07:10:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the hours of uncertainty that preceded tsunami waves hitting the shores of Maui County, Hawaii last week, county information officers and civil defense officials reached out to the government website experts at CivicPlus to help them keep the latest emergency preparedness information flowing on the county's website, http://www.mauicounty.gov.

2011-03-16 20:58:00

NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Town Sports International (TSI), operators of New York, Boston, Washington and Philadelphia Sports Clubs, today announced a new fundraising initiative in conjunction with the American Red Cross to support relief efforts in Japan.

2011-03-16 13:00:00

SINGAPORE and KYOTO, Japan, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan's devastating 11 March earthquake and tsunami have hit its struggling economy and ineffective government at what was an already uncertain time for the country.

2011-03-16 11:23:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- First of all, we truly thank those who made the donations to the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief fund as a part of our matching fund raising campaign. We cannot believe the overwhelming amount of donations that have come through in just the past 48 hours.

2011-03-16 09:04:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedeFile International, Inc.

2011-03-16 07:55:00

LONDON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The quake and tsunami have wrought havoc in Japan but the world's third largest economy has large reserves of strength to draw on. In the latest Global Forecast programme from the Economist Intelligence Unit, editorial director Robin Bew adds that the cost of rebuilding stricken towns can be borne by the country in spite of is perilous public finances. "I think it is important to recognise that while geographically the part of Japan that was...


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