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Salem-News.com (Apr-05-2010 19:14)
7 Dead, 19 Missing in West Virginia Mine CollapseSalem-News.com Staff Report
Search and rescue efforts are continuing.
(JULIAN, W.Va.) -
A mine collapse in West Virgina has claimed a number of miner's lives, while many more remain missing.
Salem-News.com (Apr-04-2010 23:42)
95 Chinese Miners Rescued One Week After CollapseSalem-News.com
The miners were digging tunnels when they broke into a water-filled abandoned shaft.
(SHANXI, China) -
Rescue workers have found at least 95 miners out of 153 that were trapped more than a week in northern Chinese province of Shanxi.
Salem-News.com (Jan-28-2010 22:05)
World Food Program Faces Logistical Challenges in HaitiTim King Salem-News.com
This week, three WFP-contracted helicopters will be operational in Haiti and nearly 75 trucks were also due to arrive.
Despite massive logistical challenges since the earthquake struck, the WFP has delivered more than 3.6 million rations so far. The overall security situation is generally calm, but incidents throughout the city have hampered distributions in the past few days.
Salem-News.com (Jan-28-2010 19:51)
Arab Nations Unite in Relief Effort for HaitiSalem-News.com
The Israeli assistance receives the attention of U.S. media, but many Islamic nations are also helping substantially.
(WASHINGTON D.C.) -
While not drawing press attention to their efforts, Arab nations have united to provide needed assistance to support the humanitarian relief work being undertaken in Haiti.
Salem-News.com (Jan-21-2010 00:32)
Earthquake Refugees Flee Port-au-PrinceBonnie King Salem-News.com
The exodus began shortly after the earthquake a week ago.
(PORT-AU-PRINCE/SALEM) - Port au Prince continued to experience a mass exodus today (20 Jan) as Haitians left the capital for other provinces in search of food, shelter and security. In the capital, there is an increasing lack of food, water, loss of jobs, destruction, medical care and a growing threat of crime and insecurity.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Jan-19-2010 17:09)
Security Council Authorizes 3,500 More UN Peacekeepers for HaitiSalem-News.com
The earthquake has caused the single greatest loss of life in the UN’s history.
The Security Council today agreed to increase the overall force levels of the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti to support the immediate recovery, reconstruction and stability efforts following last week’s devastating earthquake.
Salem-News.com (Jan-19-2010 12:55)
Salvation Army Relief Team to HaitiSalem-News.com
Monetary Donations the Most Critical Need As Supplies and Personnel Are Mobilized.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
The Salvation Army is sending more than 44,000 lbs of pre-packaged emergency rations to Haiti and is working with other agencies to identify appropriate transportation for aide. Critical needs include bottled water, medical teams with supplies, and food.
Salem-News.com (Jan-18-2010 03:07)
UN Secretary-General Mourns Deaths of Top UN Officials in Haiti QuakeSalem-News.com
UN officials lost their lives in the devastating 7.0 magnitude tremors on Tuesday.
(PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti) -
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon paid tribute to the top United Nations officials who perished in the catastrophic earthquake which struck Haiti on Tuesday.
Salem-News.com (Jan-17-2010 21:55)
Dramatic Video of Rescue Efforts in HaitiTim King Salem-News.com
The latest count of the dead in Haiti puts the number in the area of 70,000.
Five days have passed since an earthquake devastated the tiny island nation of Haiti, and rescue crews from all over the world have continued their work around the clock to find more survivors.
Salem-News.com (Jan-16-2010 23:05)
`Not On Our Watch` Donates $1 Million to Haiti EffortsSalem-News.com
Foundation's George Clooney, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, Jerry Weintraub, and David Pressman, dispatch emergency Funds for earthquake victims.
(NEW YORK) -
In the wake of Tuesdayʼs devastating earthquake in Haiti, Not On Our Watch directed $1 million in emergency response funds to provide medical services for victims of the disaster.
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