earthquake recovery

Atheists, agnostics kinder than religious people

May 1st, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) When it comes to kindness or helping a stranger, atheists and agnostics fare much better than their highly religious counterparts. The findings challenge a widespread assumption ... Read more...

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5.1 earthquake near New Zealand’s Christchurch city

July 22nd, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 22 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale hit New Zealand's Christchurch city Friday morning, Xinhua reported.There were no reports of injuries or damage.The quake that ... Read more...

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All Christchurch quake-hit homes to be assessed

March 11th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch (New Zealand), Mar.11 (ANI): All 180,000 Christchurch houses will be assessed for damage over the next eight weeks in a speeded-up Earthquake Commission (EQC) process.The New Zealand Herald quoted Earthquake Recovery ... Read more...

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Christchurch buildings unfit for habitation, will be demolished soon

February 27th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.27 (ANI): The Experts have said that nearly half of the Christchurch buildings are not fit for habitation and the buildings will be demolished once the search for victims gets completed.Gerry ... Read more...

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New ‘We Are The World’ video features MJ

February 13th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Michael Jackson will be part of a new video for the revamped version of 'We Are The World', Lionel Richie has revealed.In the video, which will make ... Read more...

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Madge, Gwyneth Paltrow donate designer bags to Italian earthquake fund

June 4th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Madonna and best pal Gwyneth Paltrow are putting their purses up for auction, to help raise funds for the victims of the deadly earthquake that struck Italy ... Read more...

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UNDP, Nokia to join forces for China earthquake recovery

August 28th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (Xinhua) The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) have entered into a partnership to support rebuilding of southwest China's Sichuan province devastated by the May ... Read more...

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