Daily Archives: Saturday, September 3, 2005

The Red Cross responds

The Red Cross responds: (From “Red Cross Response to Hurricane Katrina: Facts at a Glance) “The Red Cross response to Hurricane Katrina is the largest response to a single, natural disaster in the 125-year history of the organization.” There are … Continue reading

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Sinking in

Sinking in: Perhaps symbolic of the collective delay in responding to Katrina has been how Amazon.com has responded. Universally praised for turning over its front page to tsunami relief almost immediately, Amazon.com did not add a donation link of any … Continue reading

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Cruise control

Cruise control: Three Carnival Cruise Lines ships have been pressed into service by FEMA to provide shelter for as many as 7,000 hurricane victims. tags: katrina response, katrina Related posts: rexblog nano The Tumblr-fication of Google Reader While I’m traveling, … Continue reading

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Qatar responds

Qatar responds: (From CNN.com) “Qatar has offered the United States $100 million to assist in the humanitarian crisis triggered by Hurricane Katrina. The state-run Qatar News Agency said Saturday that Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, decided to contribute … Continue reading

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Lance responds

Lance responds: Lance Armstrong and his namesake cancer survivorship foundation will donate $500,000 to help cancer victims displaced by Hurricane Katrina get treatment. Armstrong said Saturday he expects the money will be used to help transport cancer patients to hospitals … Continue reading

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