In response to the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan that swept away entire villages and displaced hundreds of thousands of people, Haven Gastropub will be hosting a fundraising event on Monday, March 28 from 11 a.m. – 2 a.m. During the day, Haven will be donating 100% of profits to a relief fund set up through Mercy Corps to help families affected by the disaster. Continue reading
(Vocus/PRWEB) March 20, 2011
N2N Global, Orlando, Fla.
Nationally Recognized Food Expert Gives Safety Tips Following Disaster in Japan
While every expert says that there is no immediate risk to the U.S. food supply, which is great news, there are steps consumers can take to ease their fears, says Angela Paymard, Chairwoman, N2N Global N2N provides operations, compliance, and food safety solutions for food companies which helps ensure the world’s food supply operates more effectively and efficiently. Better and more efficient operations translates to a higher quality of food in the supply chain. Paymard works with food supply chain companies like restaurants, retailers, and distributors all the way through growers, packers, and processors around the world. Continue reading
AQMD daily radiation monitoring update for Friday, March 18, 2011:
No increased risk detected above background levels
As of today, radiation levels measured at three regional sites operated by the South Coast Air Quality Management District for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have not been higher than typical “background” levels seen before the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. In the unlikely event that this changes, these extremely sensitive monitors will detect any change in outdoor radiation levels and it will be reported on this website. Continue reading
This Citizen Corps Notification is provided by FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division.
We would like to provide an update on the earthquake and tsunami that has impacted Japan and the U.S. Pacific Region. FEMA is closely monitoring the affects of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan early this morning, and as directed by the President, FEMA is in close contact and coordination with state and local officials and stands ready to support them in any way needed, through our regional offices in the West Coast and in the pacific area.
FEMA is working in support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) who is the lead federal agency when it comes to responding to international disasters. Continue reading