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Nov 07, 2012, 09:45 ET
Oct 27, 2012, 15:21 ET
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CIDI and National VOAD Urge Effective Public Response to Hurricane Sandy

Monetary Donationsto Relief Organizations Are the Best Aid to Victims of Powerful Hurricane WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/...

Apr 21, 2011, 10:35 ET

CIDI Awards $10,500 in Cash Prizes to 2011 PSAid Winners

Students develop creative PSAs to explain why monetary donations are the best way to help after international disasters The Center for...

Aug 10, 2010, 13:52 ET

CIDI Urges Appropriate Response to Developing Disaster Situations in Pakistan, Russia and China

Americans Should Send Cash Donations to Best Aid International Disaster Victims The Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI)...

Apr 21, 2010, 09:22 ET

CIDI Awards $30,000 in Cash Prizes for 2010 PSAid Winners

Students compete in 5th annual contest to spread message that cash is the best way to help international disaster victims In a year that has...

Feb 27, 2010, 13:13 ET

CIDI Urges Appropriate Response to Chile Earthquake

Americans Should Send Cash Donations to Best Aid Earthquake Victims The Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) encourages Americans...

Jan 12, 2010, 21:42 ET

CIDI Urges Appropriate Response to Haiti Earthquake

The Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) encourages Americans to respond appropriately and responsibly to today's earthquake in...

Nov 11, 2009, 15:38 ET

Officials Remind Americans That Cash Donations Are Best to Help Victims of Floods, Mudslides in El Salvador

Embassy of El Salvador and CIDI Urge Americans to Send Cash Instead of In-Kind Donations to Provide Effective and Immediate Assistance The...

Oct 02, 2009, 11:05 ET

CIDI Urges Americans to Make Appropriate Donations to Help Victims of Recent Disasters in Asia and South Pacific

Cash is the Best Form of Donation to Provide Effective and Immediate Assistance The Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI)...

Sep 09, 2008, 01:00 ET

Majority of Americans are Compassionate and Giving to Those in Need

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new survey released by the Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) finds that...

May 09, 2008, 01:00 ET

CIDI Urges Americans to Make Appropriate Donations to Help Victims of the Myanmar Cyclone

ARLINGTON, Va., May 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) is encouraging Americans who wish to...

Apr 21, 2008, 01:00 ET

CIDI Announces 2008 PSAid Contest Winners

ARLINGTON, Va., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In this year's PSAid contest, students across the country helped spread the word about the...

Feb 04, 2008, 00:00 ET

CIDI Kicks Off 3rd Annual 'PSAid: Public Service Announcements for International Disasters,' Contest

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) launched its 3rd annual (PSA)...

Apr 25, 2007, 01:00 ET

CIDI Announces 2007 PSAid Contest Winners

ARLINGTON, Va., April 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) announced today the winners of the...

Jan 31, 2007, 00:00 ET

CIDI Launches 'PSAid: Public Service Announcements for International Disasters,' 2nd Annual Film Contest

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) is announcing its call for entries...

Jun 05, 2006, 01:00 ET

CIDI and Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia Together Urge Public to Make Appropriate Donations to Help Victims of Indonesian Earthquake

ARLINGTON, Va., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) has joined the Washington, D.C.-based Embassy of...

May 31, 2006, 01:00 ET

CIDI Announces 'Lights, Camera, Action: Future Filmmakers for International Aid' Final Contest Winners

ARLINGTON, Va., May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) announced today the three national winners of...

May 30, 2006, 01:00 ET

CIDI Cautions Public to Make Appropriate Donations to Help Victims of Indonesian Earthquake

ARLINGTON, Va., May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) is urging all those who wish to help Indonesians...

Mar 20, 2006, 00:00 ET

CIDI Launches 'Lights, Camera, Action: Future Filmmakers for International Aid' Public Service Announcement Contest

ARLINGTON, Va., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a year of international disasters and urgent calls for help from the victims, the Center for...

Oct 19, 2005, 01:00 ET

CIDI Joins Pakistan Consulate in Chicago to Urge Public to Donate Cash to Help Victims of Pakistan Earthquake

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) has joined the Pakistan Consulate in Chicago to...

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