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Haiti Earthquake (2010)

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Top Haiti Earthquake (2010) Articles

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  • Google launches Person Finder as aid in aftermath of Japan quake

    Google Inc. has launched an online tool that allows users to search for people or provide information about someone who may be missing as a result of the earthquake in Japan. Person Finder, which has been used in previous disasters, is a central database...
  • For earthquake and tsunami survivors in Japan, the psychological consequences can linger

    For earthquake and tsunami survivors in Japan, the psychological consequences can linger
    Disaster survivors in Japan must not only deal with physical trauma from earthquakes and tsunamis, but with psychological distress that can strike immediately, soon after or long after the event. "There will be people who will be able to move back to how...
  • Sport Chalet and Soles4Souls pair up

    Sport Chalet and Soles4Souls pair up
    Sport Chalet is teaming up with Soles4Souls for the second time in two years to provide shoes to the victims of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami. The pair first partnered up in January 2010 to collect shoes for the victims of the Haiti earthquake....
  • Residents of Japan quake region wonder where the government is

    Residents of Japan quake region wonder where the government is
    There may be radioactive particles wafting out of the sky, but Masahiro Hamaguchi has a more pedestrian concern about the air around him: the dribble of cold, wet snow. A week after the deadly earthquake and even deadlier tsunami that have devastated...
  • From art to intervention

    From art to intervention
    Prayer alone was no longer enough for Lisa Ballantine, who watched the families fill their baby bottles with murky river water that sickened and even killed their children. After returning from a yearlong mission trip to the Dominican Republic in 2000,...
  • Poll: Is Hugo Chavez crazy or funny?

    Poll: Is Hugo Chavez crazy or funny?
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is back in the news for another seemingly crazy statement: Claiming that capitalism ended life on Mars.  "I have always said, heard, that it would not be strange that there had been civilization on Mars, but maybe...
  • Community & Clubs: Various organizations having open house sessions

    The Newport-Mesa-Irvine Interfaith Council on May 1-8 is sponsoring Open Faiths — Open Doors Week. The goal is to allow the public to learn about different faiths in the cities of Costa Mesa, Irvine and Newport Beach in a friendly, unthreatening...
  • Cameras don't lie, so where did video go?

    Cameras don't lie, so where did video go?
    Today we're toasting some local folks making big differences. But first, we have the case of The Activist, the Cop and the Mysteriously Vanishing Video. An article in Tuesday's newspaper told the story: A local activist was videotaping cops in downtown...
  • Dr. Ross J. Brechner, ophthalmologist and state epidemiologist, dies at 71

    Dr. Ross J. Brechner, ophthalmologist and state epidemiologist, dies at 71
    Dr. Ross Joseph Brechner, a mathematician turned ophthalmologist who abandoned private practice for a second career in public health, died Aug. 4 of heart disease at his Catonsville home. He was 71. "Ross was a fine ophthalmologist who changed careers...
  • The Crowd: Event celebrates 'Faces of Courage'

      One of the most important foundations of the Christian faith is the teaching and practice of charity for the less fortunate. Followers of Jesus Christ resonate their faith in devotion to providing the necessities of life for the poor, the...
  • Compassion without boundaries: The generosity of Howard countians in faraway places

    Compassion without boundaries: The generosity of Howard countians in faraway places
    Schools, homes, shoes and jobs. Love. Hope. As myriad as the needs of those swept up in poverty, abandonment and disaster are the people who pour out their time and treasure to help. In Howard County, we have a commendable reputation for helping our own,...