PADF-OAS to Focus on 2 Heavily Damaged Areas in Haiti

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Non-Profit assigned part of downtown Port-au-Prince, Southeast Province  WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A heavily damaged area of downtown Port-au-Prince and communities in the Southeast province have been assigned to the Pan American Development Foundation and its partners for immediate relief, the non-profit organization announced. www.PanAmericanRelief.org  Haitian civil defense authorities […]

Avon Commits $1 Million to Support Relief Efforts in Haiti

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NEW YORK, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ — Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) today announced that it has committed $1 million to support relief efforts in Haiti in response to the devastating earthquake in that country.  The company said that the money will be donated through the Avon Foundation for Women, and […]

Capital G Announces Amalgamation with Kast Investment Management Ltd.

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HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Capital G Investments Limited (”Capital G”) announced its amalgamation with Bermudian company Kast Investment Management Ltd (”KAST”) bringing its total assets under management to more than $650 million and a total client base of over 400.  (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100118/CL39164  )  KAST is an independent […]

Haiti Relief Site Now in Portuguese

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Pan American Relief site to be promoted by MTV Networks Latin America  WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The more than 70 million online Brazilians may donate to Haiti relief efforts using a new Portuguese website called www.AjudaPanamericana.org, the Pan American Development Foundation and the Organization of American States announced.  AjudaPanamericana.org […]

Free Video Sharing Service Now Available for Haiti Relief Organizations

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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, […]

AMCA Initiating Effort to Monitor Mosquito Crisis in Haiti

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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 […]

Chadbourne & Parke Foundation to Contribute to Haiti Earthquake Relief

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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. […]

Cablevision Extends Free Calling To Haiti

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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 […]