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America's Pharmaceutical Research Companies Respond to Hurricane Ike's Imminent Landfall

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to conditions created by Hurricane Ike in Texas and other Gulf Coast states, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) has moved from "alert" to "engaged" status - the highest level of activation - as part of its ...

Carlson Hotels Worldwide Partners With the American Red Cross in Texas to Provide Relief for Children Affected by Hurricane Ike

...rican Red Cross continues providing relief to tens of thousands of people who were temporarily and permanently displaced by Hurricane Ike when it made landfall in Texas last month. More than 2,400 bags were distributed at a San Antonio shelter to children displaced by the hurricane through a partnership with ...

Salvation Army Supporting Shelter and Evacuation for Hurricane Ike With Meals for Thousands of Evacuees and Emergency Workers

...ire-USNewswire/ -- The Salvation Army today is supporting the evacuation and shelter operations ordered by the State of Texas prior to the anticipated landfall of Hurricane Ike late Friday. In anticipation of the growing storm, The Army has deployed a fleet of more than 60 mobile canteen units, along with sat...

American Red Cross Urges, 'Prepare for Ike'

...lies worry by registering on the Red Cross Safe and Well Web site. WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hurricane Ike is expected to make landfall late Friday evening or early Saturday morning, affecting areas of Texas and Louisiana. As the Red Cross continues moving relief supplies to Texas, its...

American Red Cross Responds to Hurricane Gustav

... food supplies and emotional support. To swiftly respond following Gustav's landfall along the Gulf Coast, the American Red Cross moved disaster relief supplies...ies and rush disaster relief services to the affected communities. Prior to landfall and throughout the region, the Red Cross proactively deployed mobile feedin...

American Red Cross Stands Ready to Aid Cyclone Survivors in Myanmar

...ared to release funds and supplies, estimated at $100,000, to help the people of Myanmar who were affected by Cyclone Nargis, a deadly storm that made landfall on May 2. Government and media reports estimate up to 10,000 deaths and catastrophic damage, causing widespread power and telecommunications outag...

In Face of Continuing Katrina and Rita Needs Red Cross Adds Resources to Gulf Coast

...r existing individual assistance through recovery case management and enhance emotional support initiatives. "More than two and a half years after landfall there are still tens of thousands of people living in travel trailers and mobile homes, thousands of people are on waiting lists for case managers, an...
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Researchers report 'moderately large' potential for red tide outbreak in Gulf of Maine region

...er the right conditions, a single cell can then divide into several hundred cells within a few weeks. But where and when the resulting bloom will make landfall depends on weather events that cannot be predicted months in advance. That's where computer modeling can help. While cyst abundance gives a general...

Marine scientists warn of potential for spring, summer red tide outbreak in Gulf of Maine

...the right conditions, a single cell can then divide into several hundred cells within a few weeks. But where and when the resulting bloom will make landfall depends on weather events that cannot be predicted months in advance. That's where computer modeling can help. While cyst abundance gives a general...

Teeth of Columbus' crew flesh out tale of new world discovery

...ns of malnutrition and physical stress. Chronicles of the voyage noted that most of the Europeans, including Columbus himself, fell sick shortly after landfall on Hispaniola, and many subsequently died, perhaps becoming the first to be buried in the La Isabela church graveyard. ...

Hurricane Ike tracked by ESA's Envisat

...e as it travels over the Gulf of Mexico after ripping through Cuba and Haiti. ESA's Envisat satellite is tracking the storm, which is forecast to make landfall on the Texas coast by 13 September. Knowing the strength and path of hurricanes is critical for issuing timely warnings. Earth observation (EO) sat...

Hurricane Gustav

...r 195 km per hour. By 31 August Hurricane Gustav had entered the Gulf of Mexico with maximum sustained winds of more than 210 km per hour and made landfall in Louisiana on 1 September (visible) as a Category 2 hurricane with winds close to 177 km an hour. Hurricanes are large powerful storms that rota...

NOAA science story tips -- AAAS 2008 edition

...Rivers" project--will be added to the aircraft's mission. HMT will focus observations on low-level jets of high moisture within winter cyclones making landfall on the West Coast. In addition to causing flooding rains in the coastal mountains and playing a critical role in the global water cycle, atmospheric r...

Ecologist finds dire devastation of snake species following floods of '93, '95

...subsequent floods. Such a natural lifeboat would serve as a temporary shelter for members of resident species of snakes and other fauna, as well as a landfall for resident and non-resident species swept down from upstream. Sextons findings were published in the Natural Areas Journal, Vo. 27 (2), 2007. Th...

Envisat and ERS-2 reveal hidden side of Hurricane Rita

... ASAR image was acquired. As it continues west through the Gulf of Mexico it has weakened to a still-dangerous Category Four. Rita is expected to make landfall on the Gulf coast during the morning of 24 September. ERS-2 joins in Rita observations The same day Envisat acquired its ASAR image of Rita,...
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Local meteorology company accurately predicts Hurricane Dennis landfall

Madison, Wis. - When Hurricane Dennis reached landfall in the Florida Panhandle July 10 th , it was not too surprising a development. Weather Central Inc. , a Madison-based provider of broadcast weather solutions had already forecast almost the exact location two days earlier. On Friday, July...

Weather Central launches second satellite

... satellite systems as having kept up the pace of weather reporting in the September 2003 storm season. "[Telstar] failed as Hurricane Isabel made landfall causing many of our competitors' users great difficulty at a time when weather was the lead story," Birch said. "Our users never skipped a beat while ...
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