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  • Earthquake emergency supply must haves

    January 15, 2014 | 3:57 pm

    Everyone should be prepared to be self-sufficient (able to live without electricity/gas, running water, telephones) for at least three days following a major emergency.

    Essential supplies:

    • Water: one gallon per person per day (a week’s supply of water is preferable)

    •...

  • Tikkun Olam

    By Rachel Pomerance

    January 6, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    When it comes to helping victims of the Southeast Asian tsunami, the American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is taking the adage, "teach a man how to fish," quite literally.

    As part of its long-term relief efforts for victims of the Dec. 26 tragedy, the group is working with its...