Destruction in Japan: Earthquake, tsunamis strike Japan; hundreds dead, missing

March 12, 2011


The most powerful earthquake ever to hit Japan has caused mass damage and casualties.

CNN documentary discusses plight of Haiti orphans

May 10, 2010


A new documentary to air on CNN will focus on children in Haiti. New York (WiredPRNews.com) – CNN is set to air a documentary that focuses on the plight of children in Haiti, whose previous issues have been compounded by the earthquake devastation earlier this year. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the film […]

Women cause “boobquake” on Facebook

April 27, 2010


A group of women challenged the views of an Iranian clerk on Monday, who proposed an aspect of the female anatomy causes earthquakes. San Francisco (WiredPRNews.com) – A group of women banned together on Facebook Monday to show their cleavage for a cause. As reported by AFP, the women and others participated in the online […]

Charities concerned about decrease in donations

March 4, 2010


Recent major natural disasters have nonprofits concerned about a decrease in donations. Dallas, Texas (WiredPRNews.com) – The recent earthquake in Chile, which followed one that led to massive destruction in Haiti as well have left some nonprofits concerned about donors becoming “fatigued” about giving. As reported by CBS 11 News, local as well as national […]

Rescue efforts continue after Chile earthquake

March 1, 2010


Rescue efforts continue as the death toll following an 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile rises. Chile (WiredPRNews.com) – Rescuers continued with search efforts in Chile Sunday following a devastating earthquake. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the death toll rose to over 700 Sunday and an estimated 500,000 houses were purportedly damaged. The number […]

Haiti asbestos concerns

February 10, 2010


Mesothelioma Cancer News provides news and information on asbestos attorneys and law. (Mesothelioma Cancer News) – Some have expressed concerns about possible asbestos exposure during future reconstructive efforts in Haiti. As reported by MAACenter.org, the cleanup of environmental hazards such as asbestos is expected to be part of recovery efforts. Muralee Thummarukudy with the Post […]

Social media central in Haiti relief efforts

February 4, 2010


Social media has played a major role in relief efforts for those impacted by the recent earthquake in Haiti. U.S. (WiredPRNews.com) – Social media has been a strong force in relief efforts targeted for those affected by the recent earthquake in Haiti. As reported by the Dallas Morning News, websites like Facebook and Twitter have […]

Haiti donors cautioned about online scams

January 19, 2010


As donations for the country after a massive earthquake pour in, givers are being warned about potential scams online. U.S. (WiredPRNews.com) – As individuals continue to give to causes that support relief efforts in Haiti, following an earthquake that has possibly lead to an estimated 200,000 deaths, donors are told to be cautious about possible […]

Obama, former presidents make appeal for Haiti

January 19, 2010


The U.S. president and his predecessors announced plans to raise money for survivors of the recent devastation. Washington (WiredPRNews.com) – President Barack Obama and former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton announced on Saturday plans to raise money for survivors of the recent devastation in Haiti. As reported by Reuters, Obama recruited his predecessors […]

Biden cancels Dallas visit to meet with emergency workers, others

January 19, 2010


The Vice President has postponed plans to visit Dallas on Friday due to earthquake relief efforts. Dallas, Texas (WiredPRNews.com) – Vice President Joe Biden postponed plans to visit Dallas Friday. As reported by the Dallas Morning News, Biden is set to visit New Orleans, after President Barack Obama requested he meet in South Florida with […]

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