| Jul 18, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Haiti and Joplin are places that typically don't have a lot in common, except that both have been virtually destroyed by natural disasters. Kansas City, Missouri, Doctor Dan Purdom knows, because he has been both places to help.
Dr. Purdom, a primary...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 5:52 PM
BURBANK — Sitting in the comfort of his Burbank medical office, orthopedic surgeon Stephan Yacoubian flipped through photographs of a far different environment.
Ranging from snapshots of Haitian school children eagerly accepting candy to shots...
| Mar 12, 2011
Google Inc. has launched an online tool that allows users to search for people or provide information about someone who may be missing as a result of the earthquake in Japan.
Person Finder, which has been used in previous disasters, is a central database...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 9:48 PM
Rescue crews in Japan spent the day searching through destroyed buildings and flying over villages that are now covered in water. Video from the region is difficult to watch; especially for those who still have loved ones in the region.
| Mar 14, 2011
| 3:25 PM
We've had our share of natural disasters in south Louisiana and the Gulf coast. From Betsy in 1965 to Camille in 1969 to Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike in just the last few years. But nothing we've gone through compares to what Japan is going through...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 3:17 PM
Sport Chalet is teaming up with Soles4Souls for the second time in two years to provide shoes to the victims of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami.
The pair first partnered up in January 2010 to collect shoes for the victims of the Haiti earthquake....
| Mar 18, 2011
| 11:49 AM
Friday, the City of Indianapolis launched a program to help the people of Japan recover from this disaster. The outpouring of support for this tragedy, however, has lacked compared to others.
The City of Indianapolis Office of International and...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 8:43 AM
YANGON, Myanmar -- A powerful earthquake hit Myanmar Thursday near its borders with China, Thailand and Laos, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The quake hit in eastern Myanmar, about 55 miles (89 km) north of Chiang Rai, Thailand, the survey reported....
| Mar 27, 2011
| 5:33 PM
Spring break trips typically involve sun and fun, but a group of students from West Catholic and Catholic Central High School are doing something a little different.
They're taking a mission trip to Haiti.
"This is my first mission trip. My friends...
| Jan 10, 2011
More than $273,000 was donated by about 2,300 San Diegans to the American Red Cross to help rebuild Haiti since an earthquake devastated the Caribbean country one year ago Monday.
Donations from area residents ranged from as little as $1 to as much as...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 6:43 AM
I flew out of the snowstorm in Kansas City Monday morning, into DFW -- lots of de-icing and anti-icing delayed several planes, but I got to Fort Lauderdale and boarded a plane for Port Au Prince along with several teams of volunteers, obviously on mission...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 1:18 PM
NEWPORT COAST — When local philanthropic couple Jeff and Jackie Bird arrived home after participating in the Haiti relief efforts, they made plans to start a chain reaction that would bring ongoing help to the families devastated by the January 2010...