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AMCA Initiating Effort to Monitor Mosquito Crisis in Haiti

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As Haiti recovers from the devastating January 12th earthquake, the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) expresses its concern for residents and relief workers alike.   According to AMCA Technical Advisor and Retired U.S. Navy Medical Entomologist Joseph M. Conlon, the region will face both immediate challenges and long-term repercussions: Damages caused by the earthquake ...

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Chadbourne & Parke Foundation to Contribute to Haiti Earthquake Relief

Firm’s Charitable Foundation Will Also Match Individual Contributions as Done for Katrina, Tsunami and 9/11 Victims  NEW YORK Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ — Chadbourne & Parke LLP announced today that the Chadbourne & Parke Foundation will make an initial contribution of $100,000 to charities participating in earthquake relief efforts in Haiti.  To encourage individual donations, the Firm also established a matching ...

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Cablevision Extends Free Calling To Haiti

Adds Haiti To Optimum Voice Included Calling Area To Facilitate Contact Between Customers And Those Impacted By Devastating Earthquake  BETHPAGE, N.Y., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) today announced that the unlimited calling area available to Optimum Voice phone customers was being temporarily extended to include calls to landlines and mobile phones in Haiti, in light of ...

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Nearly 7,500 RNs Ready to Deploy to Haiti

NNU Working to Place Nurses on Haiti Relief Mission  Probably the largest RN Volunteer Response in U.S. History  OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ — Nearly 7,500 registered nurses have now signed up to volunteer for Haiti disaster relief,  believed to be the largest outpouring of RN volunteers in U.S. history, reports National Nurses United which is coordinating the effort, and ...

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San Francisco Charity A GOOD IDEA to Give $100,000 to Haiti Victims Upon Winning Nationwide Charity Program

Opportunity for A GOOD IDEA to Win $1MM In Chase Community Giving Program on Facebook  January 15 – January 22  Facebook: http://www.voteagi.org  SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ — A Good Idea, a volunteer organization which is a vehicle for positive social change ideas in San Francisco, plans to give $100,000 to Haiti earthquake victims if the organization is selected as ...

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Free Video Sharing Service Now Available for Haiti Relief Organizations

SEATTLE, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ — In the wake of this week’s earthquake in Haiti and to support the recovery efforts now being organized, Streambox is making its Streambox Live™ video sharing service available free of charge to emergency relief organizations, government and military operations, and broadcasters. Using only a camera, a laptop equipped with the Streambox Live software, and a ...

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Kaiser Permanente Donates $500,000 for Relief Efforts Following Earthquake in Haiti

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ — Kaiser Permanente announced today that it has donated $500,000 to four national disaster relief organizations to provide aid to the victims of this week’s earthquake in Haiti.  The nonprofit health care organization has wired the funding to Doctors Without Borders, Relief International, Operation USA and MedShare International, and is providing expertise and support to ...

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DHL Commemorates 40 Years of Facilitating Global Trade and Positions Itself for Future Growth

– Company’s innovative services play an active role in growing global trade – Strong customer focus key to industry-leading solutions – Spirit of innovation to see the company through to the next decades   PLANTATION, Fla., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ — Citing the company’s pioneering spirit, strong customer focus and critical role in facilitating global trade, Frank Appel, CEO Deutsche Post ...

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Society For The Advancement Of The Caribbean Diaspora Launched In Brooklyn

CaribPR Wire, BROOKLYN, NY, Tues. Sept. 29, 2009:  One reflection of post-1965 Caribbean immigrants achieving critical mass in North American cities and of their political coming of age is that group’s investment in civil society organizations that move away from singular nation-state interests to the identification and support for pan-Caribbean American interests. One such organization, the Society for the Advancement ...

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