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Haiti: Earthquakes - Jan 2010

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Pre-Positioning Product for Rapid Deployment by Abbott and DRI

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Abbott and Direct Relief International (DRI) have worked together to expand pre-positioning of supplies closer to those who need them—helping to stockpile supplies first in relief organization warehouses, then in free clinics, and now for local relief partners in high-risk regions of the world.

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Mercy Corps teams up with Sesame Workshop in Haiti

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Mercy Corps has teamed with Sesame Workshop to integrate Elmo, Cookie Monster, and other Sesame Street characters into the emotional recovery work the organisation is doing with children in Haiti.

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Habitat for Humanity partners with ArcelorMittal designing low-cost steel housing solution

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In 2008, soon after the Tecucel River in Romania flooded and destroyed more than 300 homes, the ArcelorMittal Foundation formed a global partnership with Habitat for Humanity to improve affected families’ lives.

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Cargill provided aid to those suffering from the earthquake in Haiti

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In 2010, as a global food company, Cargill worked with its nonprofit partners to provide aid on the ground to help in Haiti after the earthquake.

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ITU and Thuraya forge partnership for portable satellite terminals.

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In July 2006, the International Telecommunication Union and United Arab Emirates' Thuraya Satellite cooperate to provide portable satellites for disaster relief to government authorities, rescue teams and humanitarian agencies for relief and rehabilitation efforts.

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ArcelorMittal Foundation helps to build houses for low-income families

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The ArcelorMittal Foundation has been a Habitat for Humanity corporate partner since 2008, helping them build houses for low-income families with more than $ 3,700,000 donated.

In: Requests

Sewing machines and transport needed for women's project in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

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I am trying to help a small project of 35 women and their dependent families who are living in a tent city in Port-au-Prince Haiti after the earthquake two years ago. These women are learning skills in order to set up their own small businesses and so earn enough to send their children to school....

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

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With 187 member countries, FAO is one of the largest specialised agencies in the United Nations system and the lead agency for agriculture, forestry, fisheries and rural development. Through providing a knowledge network, and sharing policy expertise, FAO aims to raise levels of nutrition and...

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Mercy Ships seeks for partners to support the Africa Mercy, the world's largest non-governmental hospital ship

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Every day, over 20,000 African children die from diseases linked to poverty, malnutrition and correctable birth defects, such as cleft palates and lips (UNICEF – 2004). Most of these deaths are preventable. Those who survive often become outcasts, rejected by their family and society, denied even...

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R.E.A.C.T. Haiti Earthquake

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On January 12th, an earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck 17km south-west of Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince. Tens of thousands are feared dead, many more are injured, and unknown numbers are still buried under the rubble. The entire capital appears damaged or destroyed, including...