Project HOPE Launches Rehabilitation Program to Address Needs of Thousands Recovering from Injuries Sustained During the May 12, 2008 Earthquake
70,000 people injured during the earthquake
require long-term specialized care to properly heal
Millwood, VA and Beijing, China (Vocus) May 12, 2009 -- On the one-year anniversary of the massive earthquake
that devastated China's Sichuan Province, Project HOPE , an int...
Measles Initiative Supports Disease Prevention for Children in China's Earthquake Zone
Providing life-saving immunization in aftermath of earthquake
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Measles Initiative
is supporting the government of the People's Republic of China in providing
measles vaccines to more than 7.3 million children, implementing additional
USAID Sends Additional Earthquake Assistance and Team of Experts to Pakistan
-- U.S. Government Assistance Now $2.5 Million --
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. government,
through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing
an additional $1.5 million in emergency assistance in the aftermath of last
During the Recent Chino Based Earthquake Did You Know What to Do? The City of Burbank Senior Services Division and the National Alliance For Healthy Communities Would Like to Help.
Disaster Preparedness Event to be held on September 8, 2008
BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 8, 2008 the
Joslyn Adult Center in Burbank will be hosting a Disaster Preparedness
Event sponsored by the National Alliance For Healthy Communities (NAFHC)
and the City of Bu...
One Year Later: Red Cross Helping Peru Earthquake Survivors Rebuild
The American Red Cross is still working in more than 30
earthquake-affected communities in Peru
CHINCHA, Peru, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the massive
earthquake struck this region last August 15th, it left communities
crumbled, infrastructure destroyed and nearly 140,000 people ...
AmeriCares Purchases 2nd BLU-MED Deployable Field Hospital for China Earthquake Relief
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- AmeriCares, a nonprofit
international relief organization, delivered a second deployable field
hospital to China's devastated Sichuan Province, where health concerns
remain acute following last month's deadly 7.8-magnitude earthquake. This
second field ...
Fresenius Medical Care Supports Chinese Earthquake Victims
SHANGHAI, China, June 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Fresenius Medical Care
is offering its assistance to the earthquake
victims in the Chinese
province of Sichuan. In addition to significant humanitarian aid, the
Company has donated a total of $1.1 million in both cash and material goods
to help e...
Linkwell Corporation Disinfection Epidemic Prevention Teams Enter into Sichuan Earthquake Area
SHANGHAI, China, June 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Linkwell
Corporation (Linkwell) (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLL), a leading developer,
manufacturer and distributor of healthcare related disinfectants in China,
announced today that Mr. Xuelian Bian, Linkwell's Chairman and CEO and also
AmeriCares Purchases BLU-MED Portable Hospital for China Earthquake Relief
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week AmeriCares, a
nonprofit international relief organization, delivered a deployable field
hospital to China's devastated city of Chengdu, where health concerns
remain acute following last month's deadly 7.8-magnitude earthquake. The
Chinese Officials Cancel Dog Cull in Earthquake Zone
CHENGDU, China, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dogs which survived
the devastating earthquake
in the Zun Dao township of Sichuan China have a
new lease on life after IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare -
http://www.ifaw.org ) and local officials announced an agreement to end the cr...
Earthquake in Medical Dictionary
...ecies. As well as... Includes a cast overview for the Richard Eyre film. Recent earthquakes or seismic events, are displayed on an interactive earthquake
map server GMT educational WILBER seismicity observation map of earthquakes stations ... iris , common name for members of the genus Iris of th...
Earthquake in Biological News
Scripps studies offer new picture of Lake Tahoe's earthquake potential
For more than a decade, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have been unraveling the history of fault ruptures below the cobalt blue waters of Lake Tahoe one earthquake
at a time. Two new studies by the Scripps research team offer a more comprehensive analysis of eart...
Straw bale house survives violent shaking at earthquake lab
RENO, Nev. It huffed and puffed, but the 82-ton-force, earthquake-simulation shake table could not knock down the straw house designed and built by University of Nevada, Reno alumna and civil engineer Darcey Donovan.
The full-scale, 14-by-14-foot straw house, complete with gravel foundation a...
Scientists launch deep-sea scientific drilling program to study volatile earthquake zone
Shingu Port, Japan- Sept. 21, 2007 - Today, the Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment (NanTroSEIZE) gets underway, with the Japanese drilling vessel Chikyu departing from Shingu Port with scientists aboard, all ready to log, drill, sample, and install monitoring instrumentation in one of the m...
August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights
...tes slip far more easily than is predicted based on measurements of rock strength. The cause of this mechanical weakness may be a key to understanding earthquake
rupture processes and tsunami generation. The presence of trapped, pressurized fluids is one hypothesis widely invoked to explain these "weak faults,"...
A complete view of complexity in science and society in a new authoritative reference work
...tools for analyzing complex systems in a wide range of topical areas. These include astrophysics, climate modeling and global warming, DNA computing, earthquake
and tsunami prediction, applications of chaos, fractals and self-organization, intelligent systems and machine learning, individual consciousness, soc...
First riser-drilling research operations undertaken
...uake-producing) zones that have never been reached before.
The Nankai Trough subduction zone, located southwest of Japan, is one of the most active earthquake
zones on the planet, with complex geological formations caused by tectonic plate thrusts. The scheduled drill site, the Kumano Basin, is a fore-arc ba...
Princeton geoscientist offers new evidence that meteorite did not wipe out dinosaurs
...of the Chicxulub impact theory suggest that the impact crater and the mass extinction event only appear far apart in the sedimentary record because an earthquake
or tsunami caused slumps and mixing of sediments surrounding the Gulf of Mexico. To date no evidence of major disturbance has been found in the sedime...
Geoscientists meet to discuss Rocky Mountain geology
...n in the Rocky Mountain Region *
Topics in this session include kinematics of the Yellowstone Hotspot, and analysis of the 2008-2009 Yellowstone Lake earthquake
swarm, as well as seismic hazard and risk mitigation across the Rocky Mountain region.
* Geologic Hazards in the Rocky Mountain Region and Their Im...
Satellites show how Earth moved during Italy quake
...ing the movement of Earth during and after the 6.3 earthquake
that shook the medieval town of L'Aquila in centra...e satellites to map surface deformations after the earthquake
and the numerous aftershocks that have followed. ...echnique merges data acquired before and after the earthquake
to generate 'interferogram' images that appear as ...
A full-sized California-style home made of bamboo
...n a famous public park in Beijing.
Xiao also hopes to use the bamboo technology to help the people in Sichuan devastated by the last year's deadly earthquake
to rebuild their homes.
Earthquake in Biological Technology
Sinovac Receives Healive(R) and Bilive(R) Purchase Orders from Provincial CDCs for Earthquake Disaster Areas
BEIJING, June 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Amex:
SVA), a leading provider of vaccines in China, today announced that the
Shanxi Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ordered 257,100
doses of Healive(R), the inactivated hepatitis A vaccine manufactured by
Sinovac Receives RMB 20 Million Purchase Order for Healive from China's Ministry of Health to Vaccinate Earthquake Victims
BEIJING, May 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Amex:
SVA), a leading provider of vaccines in China, today announced that the
Ministry of Health has purchased approximately RMB 20 million (US$2.86
million) of the Company's inactivated hepatitis A vaccine, Healive(R), to
China Pharma Holdings, Inc. Donates Medicine for Sichuan Earthquake Relief
NEW YORK and HAIKOU, China, May 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
China Pharma Holdings, Inc. ("China Pharma") (OTC Bulletin Board: CPHI)
which develops, manufactures, and markets generic and brand
bio-pharmaceutical products in China, announced today that it donated 2
million RMB (approxima...
Huifeng Bio-Pharmaceutical (HFGB) Announces No Earthquake Related Damage to Facilities
XI'AN, China, May 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huifeng Bio-
Pharmaceutical Technology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HFGB), a leading
developer and producer of plant extracts and pharmaceutical raw materials
for use in pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and food production, today
announced that ...
American Oriental Bioengineering Comments on Earthquake
NEW YORK, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Oriental
Bioengineering, Inc. (NYSE: AOB ), a pharmaceutical company dedicated to
improving health through the development, manufacture and commercialization
of a broad range of prescription and over the counter ("OTC") products in
Wisconsin Researcher Co-Develops Earthquake Alarm
The system, described in the Friday, May 2 issue of the journal Science, could help mitigate disaster by giving people a few moments to take shelter under solid furniture, evacuate buildings, divert aircraft, stop trains, shut down pipelines and computer networks and distance themselves from danger...
Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Continued Revenues and Earnings Growth in First Quarter of 2009
... This increase in SG&A was
partially offset by a decrease in the cost of raw materials, as the Sichuan
Province is recovering from the devastating earthquake
of 2008, and herbal
supplies from the province and their prices have returned to their normal
Ronghua Wang, Chairman and Chief Executiv...
AmeriCares Presents 'Power of Partnership' Award to Baxter
...IV fluids and allowing AmeriCares to deliver their
products despite the constraints imposed by Myanmar's government. Later
this summer, when a massive earthquake
rocked China, Baxter was there once
again contributing $25,000 to our work in Sichuan.
"HDMA is proud to partner with AmeriCares again this year to ...
AMDL Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2008 Results; Company Posts $5.8 Million in Sales With a Revenue Increase of 140%
...elief efforts. Revenue loss as a result of the unshipped
Domperidone and Goodnak were the result of interrupted distributor sales
cycles also from the earthquake
disaster. AMDL is working with its
distributor network to accelerate the sales cycles for these products and
expects to fully recoup lost revenues in ...
Sinovac Reports Record Second Quarter 2008 Unaudited Financial Results
...) based on increased demand following the May 12th earthquake
in Sichuan Province. -- Gross profit grew 69%...eeded market expectation. The
devastating May 2008 earthquake
in the Sichuan province resulted in health
challen...e May 12th
earthquake. Government orders after the earthquake
generated about $4.6
million, which are not expect...
Earthquake in Biological Definition
...gery to a return to civilisation.
Stepped plains of shingle and seashells in Patagonia appeared to be raised beaches. In Chile he experienced an earthquake
raising the land, then saw seashells high in the Andes .
While in South America he was laid up by an illness which may have been Chagas' disease...
Unsolved problems in biology
...reatures? How do animals possess long-range navigation and migration abilities? How was the homing ability developed? How can some animals detect earthquake
precursors ? What are organism's magnetic senses? What are the effects of natural electric fields?
Viruses / Immune system . What causes...
Earthquake in Biological Dictionary
...cs comes from the Greek root "to build. ... The theory of plate tectonics states that the Earth's outermost layer is ... tectonics . ... USGS earthquake
Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes ... Plate tectonics tells us that the Earth's rigid outer ... ...
...and volcanic lava. ... A look at six different aspects of the Earth's mantle . ... 1. Samples from the Mantle ... 3. Exploring the Mantle with earthquake
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