Wednesday, April 03, 2013
U.S., Taiwan top donors in 3/11 relief through Red Cross - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun: With donations of more than 2.9 billion yen ($31 million) each, the United States and Taiwan ranked as the first- and second-largest overseas donors to the Japanese Red Cross Society following the earthquake and tsunami two years ago.
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Third round of Sandy relief funds released | Railway Track & Structures: The majority of the $1.4 billion goes to the four transit agencies that incurred the greatest expenses while preparing for and recovering from Hurricane Sandy, the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), the Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. (PATH), New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) and the New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT). The remainder will be allocated to other transit agencies that incurred eligible storm-related expenses but have not yet received funds.