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02 Dec 2009 description
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American Red Cross also part of the Hewlett-Packard Company's Create Change campaign

WASHINGTON, Wednesday, December 02, 2009 - The Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation has contributed more than $1 million this year to help fund American Red Cross disaster response.

The largest contribution, $350,000, was given to help Philippine communities affected by typhoons in September and October.

22 Oct 2009 description
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Members of the Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program Provide Support

WASHINGTON, Thursday, October 22, 2009 - UPS is delivering 70 tons of food and relief supplies to communities affected by the earthquake and tsunami in American Samoa, as a UPS relief flight has delivered the first payload to assist the ongoing recovery efforts, with additional supplies scheduled to arrive in November by ocean freight.

The shipments by UPS, which is a member of the Annual Disaster Giving Program of the American Red Cross, are supporting the ongoing relief efforts of the Red Cross in American …

20 Oct 2009 description
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WASHINGTON, Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - In testimony to a U.S.

05 Oct 2009 description
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World's largest humanitarian network pulls together with response

WASHINGTON, Monday, October 05, 2009 - As humanitarian workers in the Asia Pacific transition from disaster relief to recovery efforts, the needs of local communities after devastating earthquakes, a typhoon and a tsunami are becoming apparent.

02 Oct 2009 description
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WASHINGTON, Friday, October 02, 2009 - As Southeast Asia and the South Pacific islands grapple with devastating earthquakes, a typhoon and a tsunami, the American Red Cross is helping to provide relief as part of the global Red Cross relief network.

The tsunami that hit American Samoa, Samoa and Tonga on September 30 destroyed villages and displaced thousands of residents, and the Red Cross is responding.

In American Samoa, the American Red Cross branch on the island is leading the response, focusing on providing food, water and needed supplies.

30 Sep 2009 description
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WASHINGTON, Wednesday, September 30, 2009 - The American Red Cross is on the ground in American Samoa where a tsunami swept across the island after a powerful earthquake hit the South Pacific.

After yesterday's 8.0 magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami, a significant portion of American Samoa is without power or water. Damage is widespread. Red Cross has dozens of volunteers already providing food and supplies to those on the island. A team of 50 volunteers is being sent in to supplement the efforts of the local Red Cross team.

13 Jan 2004 description
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Tuesday, January 13, 2004 - Cyclone Heta, the first tropical storm of the year, devastated the U.S. island territory of American Samoa and the neighboring nation of Samoa when it roared through the South Pacific Ocean on Jan. 4.