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17 august 2021

07:02
The wildfires in British Columbia are devasting to families, communities and outdoor enthusiasts alike. To help with relief efforts, KEEN, Inc. (KEEN) ? the global footwear brand on a mission to make the outside more inclusive and accessible to all ?...


16 august 2021

14:53
Immediately following Saturday's earthquake in Haiti, The Salvation Army Canada launched the Haiti Relief Effort to provide hygiene and sanitation kits, food assistance and medical supplies in-country. Canadian Lt-Colonel Morris Vincent is currently...

14:35
Mission of Hope, one of the largest non-profit organizations in Haiti, responds to the deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake that shook the southern region of Haiti....

11:56
After Saturday's 7.2 magnitude Haiti earthquake killed more than 1,200 people, injured at least 5,700 and caused severe damage, Samaritan's Purse immediately began to mobilize staff and relief supplies. The Christian relief organization has flown 13...


15 august 2021

22:05
ShelterBox is working to understand the full extent of the damage caused by the earthquake that occurred on the morning of August 14th, 2021. There will be a significant need for emergency shelter and we are preparing to respond if needed, with more...

05:13
Yesterday, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti. It caused severe damage?destroying homes and trapping people in the rubble. High casualties are feared as search and rescue efforts continue. Samaritan's Purse immediately began to mobilize disaster...


11 august 2021

18:00
Whether you are directly in a fire zone, as in living precariously in a wildfire zone somewhere in the dry and vulnerable West, or just a person who doesn't take fire for granted nor the terrible outcomes for people trapped in their own homes during...


10 august 2021

18:30
Sizzling summer heat domes have further dried the drought stricken California landscape, sparking fires across the state, and forcing local authorities to issue mandatory evacuation orders for residents. Mercury Insurance is ready to assist homeowner...

08:27
The deadly floods that battered Europe in July were catastrophic and caused widespread damage. In Western Germany, in particular, two months of rain doused small towns and villages in just 24 hours. Flash floods destroyed homes, swept away roads,...


6 august 2021

21:17
U-Haul® is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® container usage at five facilities across two states to residents impacted by the ongoing wildfires in California....

07:00
FormFree® has been recognized as the Corporate Blood Sponsor of the Year for the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that helps feed, shelter and provide support for people affected by fires and other disasters. FormFree...


5 august 2021

09:00
Samaritan's Purse Canada is aiding families who lost their homes and belongings in catastrophic wildfires in the British Columbia interior. At the invitation of Thompson-Nicola Regional District officials, the Christian relief and development...

04:59
Following Boris Johnson's announcements in direct response to recent flooding in the UK, the government has pledged Ł860 million in flood defence contracts, with the overall aim being to protect homes and businesses across the country."It's no longer...


4 august 2021

15:35
The hail, rain, and windstorm that hit Calgary on July 2 caused $247 million in insured damage, according to initial estimates from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). Calgary experienced extensive flooding of streets, underpasses,...


3 august 2021

13:00
Resilience Action Fund (RAF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and guiding the public on creating more hazard-resilient homes and communities, today announced that the independent documentary 'Built to Last?' is now available on...

08:30
IEEE-USA has gratefully accepted delivery of a donated response vehicle from Cisco for its MOVE (Mobile Outreach Vehicle) Initiative. The vehicle was delivered on 30 July near MOVE's base of operations near Raleigh, North Carolina....

08:00
BlackBerry Limited today announced a first-of-its-kind flood risk and clean water monitoring solution. Based on BlackBerry® AtHoc®, a critical event management platform, the innovative technology provides autonomous year-round monitoring and an...


30 july 2021

13:11
Wildfire smoke coming primarily from Canada and the Western United States has continued to stretch across the continent this week, filling the skies with a thick haze and creating unhealthy air quality conditions in localities throughout the nation....


28 july 2021

10:30
Through water, many Americans experience the reality of climate change almost daily.  Flooding, drought, record-breaking storms, and even wildfires -- each in their own way makes the presence of climate change and its impact on both water and...

08:00
IT Tech Packaging, Inc. ("ITP" or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China, today announced that the Company has donated disaster relief household goods including masks and daily-use papers...


27 july 2021

15:23
Community leaders from across Southwest Louisiana held a press conference today announcing the launch of the Help Southwest Louisiana Now campaign....

00:00
"Flashes of Blessedness": an engaging narrative of spiritual growth. "Flashes of Blessedness" is the creation of published author Arlene Marie Wever, a Dutch national born on the Caribbean island of Aruba who discovered a love of psychological...


26 july 2021

16:05
The Government of Puerto Rico's Department of Housing (PRDOH) recently awarded global consulting and digital services provider ICF a $13 million contract amendment to expand the implementation of the agency's Single Family Rehabilitation,...


25 july 2021

21:00
As cities across the world face unprecedented floods and other climate catastrophes, the Commonwealth of Dominica is doing everything in its power to curb the crisis. Last week, the Government of Dominica announced the completion of the Berekua...


22 july 2021

18:10
The California Earthquake Authority (CEA) applauds the introduction today of legislation led by members of California's congressional delegation, which would exclude from federal taxation disaster-mitigation grants from an entity established by a...

14:14
AccuWeather today announced its latest innovation bringing safety to the forefront during hurricanes and tropical storms with the new AccuWeather Hurricane Tracker, available in the AccuWeather App for both iOS and Android and on accuweather.com....

07:00
NetEase, Inc. ("NetEase" or "the Company," NASDAQ: NTES; HKEX: 9999), one of China's leading internet and online game services providers, announced a donation of RMB50 million (approximately US$7.7 million) and emergency aid to support recovery...


21 july 2021

07:55
Laurion Mineral Exploration Inc.   ("LAURION" or the "Corporation") announces that LAURION's management has been in communication with the Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), and received notification that as of July...


20 july 2021

20:51
Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, have approved a formal Request for Federal Assistance from the Province of Manitoba to help...

20:26
Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, have approved a formal Request for Federal Assistance from the Province of British Columbia to...

04:37
Grünenthal is deeply saddened by the situation of the people affected by the flood disaster in Germany. Staff and executive management have set up a relief programme to provide immediate support for people who urgently need help. Grünenthal donated...


19 july 2021

08:00
The new FireFringetm app detects and maps forest fires and hotspots across the country. It is now available for free to Canadian firefighters, forestry managers, emergency managers, municipalities, the media and the public to see ? in near real time...


16 july 2021

15:16
Alectra crews were notified of scammers going door-to-door in tornado stricken neighbourhoods posing as an Alectra employee, asking for payment to inspect their home. This is not Alectra - residents are advised to be cautious and notify local law...

13:30
? In total, 34,823 homes in rural counties across Washington, Oregon, California and Idaho are at risk of destruction as wildfires continue to burn, according to data from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage....

12:00
In the wake of the Barrie tornadoes, the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is working with local authorities to access areas without power as safely and quickly as possible. Damage is widespread and severe....


15 july 2021

16:43
Tidal Basin, a leader in emergency and disaster management consulting, supported the State of Florida's COVID-19 vaccine program by managing the statewide telephone scheduling and help hotlines and providing training and on-site assistance to...

09:00
Forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently predicted an above-normal 2021 hurricane season for the United States, and a Houston, TX-based emergency room physician said now is the time for Texans to prepare....


14 july 2021

09:00
TruKno today announced a new Cyber Threat Intelligence SaaS subscription that aims to help organizations reduce the risk of a breach by empowering their entire IT security staff with easy-to-use, actionable, and real time cyber threat dashboards. On...


13 july 2021

13:56
In response to various severe weather events, the governors of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia have declared states of emergency for all or parts of their states. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) is...

13:24
Following natural disasters, homeowners are left putting their lives back together. The Rocky Mountain Insurance Association (RMIA) is joining the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) during Contractor Fraud Awareness Week in warning traumatized...

09:00
OnSolve, a leading critical event management provider for enterprises, SMB organizations, and government entities, today announced the launch of OnSolve Control Center (OCC), a purpose-built centralized operating hub that allows organizations to...

07:00
Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario Private meetings. The Prime Minister will speak with the Alternate Prime Minister of Israel, Yair Lapid. 10:20 a.m. The Prime Minister will virtually join Premier of Nova Scotia Iain Rankin, Minister of Families,...


12 july 2021

22:04
Note: All times local Ottawa, Ontario Private meetings. The Prime Minister will speak with the Alternate Prime Minister of Israel, Yair Lapid. 10:20 a.m. The Prime Minister will virtually join Premier of Nova Scotia Iain Rankin, Minister of Families,...


11 july 2021

19:26
The Government of Canada recognizes the hardship Canadians have encountered due to the wildfires in British Columbia (BC) and is committed to support them through these difficult times. Today, the Minister for Public Safety and Emergency...


8 july 2021

08:34
California is going through the worst drought in the last 1,200 years. Unfortunately, the drought will only worsen as the largest Californian reservoir, Shasta Lake, fell to half of its typical levels in June 2021. The state is fighting a losing...


7 july 2021

15:55
Electric service has been restored to more than 111,000 Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) customers who lost power last evening following damaging thunderstorms that swept through the northern and central parts of the state. Crews are working...

15:35
As Tropical Storm Elsa begins to move into Georgia on Wednesday, it will bring with it the potential for heavy rains, gusty winds and isolated tornadoes across the southern and coastal parts of the state. Georgia Power has mobilized crews from other...

14:47
As British Columbia (B.C.) manages the devastating wildfires burning across the province, banks in Canada are helping those affected including collecting donations in bank branches for Canadian Red Cross (CRC) relief efforts and making corporate...


6 july 2021

16:20
With Tropical Storm Elsa's imminent landfall expected along Florida's west coast, Duke Energy is prepared and urging customers to immediately take steps to be safe....

14:22
Severe weather and disasters can happen at any time without notice or warning. From late May until the end of November, hurricanes and their fierce storm surge, damaging winds, and intense flooding, ravage the coasts of the United States....

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