earthquake

It’s been a week since the devastating earthquake in Nepal that claimed the lives of over 7,000 people, however there is one small sliver of…

A fierce 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday killing at nearly 1,400 people with the death toll expected to continue rising, according to NBC News. The…

It’s been five years since the tragic earthquake in Haiti that left much of Port-Au-Prince and the surrounding areas in ruins. Many Haitians gathered today…

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 struck Tuesday near the nation’s capital and sent shock waves up and down the East Coast, with some people saying they even felt the quake in metro Atlanta. According to CNN, there were no immediate reports of injuries, and only minor damage to buildings. The quake, which […]

New York –The devastation in Japan caused by a massive earthquake and tsunami has brought 30 of the biggest names in music to release “Songs for Japan,” an unprecedented compilation of 38 chart- topping hits and classic tracks, available worldwide on the iTunes Store for $9.99 (www.itunes.com/songsforjapan). Proceeds from the album’s sale will benefit the […]

From CNN: Port-au-Prince, Haiti — Ronide Baduel keeps a broken teacup tucked away for safekeeping. One day, she will look at it, maybe even smile, and recall how life’s rhythms shifted with the earth in January. She was unlike many of her Haitian compatriots who were barely squeaking by. She had everything: an education, a […]

From the AFP: WASHINGTON — The World Bank said Friday it had cancelled Haiti’s remaining debt to help the impoverished country recover from a devastating earthquake four months ago. Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, will not have to repay 36 million dollars owed to the International Development Association (IDA), the bank’s fund […]

From CNN: Haiti’s top prosecutor on Friday denied reports that charges have been dropped against nine of the 10 American missionaries accused of kidnapping children after a devastating earthquake hit the nation in January. Attorney General Joseph Manes was responding to news from the office of U.S. Sen Jim Risch, R-Idaho, whose staff on Thursday […]

From Newsone: First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to Haiti with Jill Biden today at 10:40 am. Here is the statement from the White House: First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden are visiting Haiti to underscore to the Haitian people and the Haitian government the enduring U.S. commitment to help Haiti […]

From Elev8.com: As you have no doubt heard there was a 7.0 earthquake in Haiti that has caused widespread damage.  Several nonprofit organizations received donations from Americans.  People who gave to charities providing earthquake relief in Haiti can claim their donations on the tax return they are completing this season Taxpayers who itemize deductions on […]

VIA: New York Times President Obama has made good on a promise to give his $1.4 million in Nobel Peace Prize money to charity, releasing on Thursday the names of the organizations that will benefit. “These organizations do extraordinary work in the United States and abroad helping students, veterans and countless others in need,” Mr. […]

VIA: CNN.com Rescuers searched for survivors Monday as crews sought to deliver food and water and prevent looting after the fifth strongest earthquake in 100 years ravaged central and southern Chile. More than 1.5 million people were without power in and around the capital of Santiago, according to Chile’s National Emergency Office, but the hardest-hit […]