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Residents covering their noses due to cadavers smell queue up to charge their mobile phones at the city hall in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines on November 14, 2013, six days after Super Typhoon Haiyan unleashed its fury. United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos said November 14 that aid must reach desperate Philippine typhoon survivors more quickly, amid reports of hunger and thirst in stricken neighborhoods. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Nurses Departing For Typhoon Relief In Philippines

A group of nurses from the Registered Nurse Response Network were set to depart from San Francisco International Airport Thursday night for the Philippines to help provide relief to victims of Typhoon Haiyan.

11/14/2013

Springsteen, Bon Jovi Join Sandy Relief Fund Advisory Board

Springsteen, Bon Jovi Join Sandy Relief Fund Advisory Board

Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi are among the New Jersey natives joining a special fund created in the wake of Sandy…

11/20/2012

A foreclosed Stockton home. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: HARP 2.0 Helping Underwater Homeowners Refinance

HARP 2.0, a more liberal version of the original Home Affordable Refinance Program, was unveiled in 2011. The new program started picking up steam just a few months ago, according to Rick Harper of the Consumer Credit Counseling Service.

07/27/2012

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California To Seek Federal Aid For Tsunami Damage

California emergency officials said they hope to complete a tsunami damage estimate as early as next week to submit to the federal government in an aid request for wave-battered harbors.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/18/2011

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Silicon Valley Firms Ramp Up Japan Relief Response

Google, Twitter and other technology companies are finding ways to help following last week’s earthquake in Japan.

03/14/2011

Local residents watch the devastation provoked by a tsunami tidal wave smashing vehicles and houses at Kesennuma city in Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan on March 11, 2011. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Charities Seek Donations For Japan Quake, Tsunami Victims

Bay Area charities encouraged people to donate money to assist the response to a devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck off the northeast coast of Japan on Thursday night.

CBS San Francisco–03/11/2011

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Getty Images)

Schwarzenegger Signs Bill To Aid San Bruno Blast Victims

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed into law a bill that provides disaster relief funds to the families and businesses affected by the Sept. 9 San Bruno natural gas explosion and fire.

CBS San Francisco–10/20/2010

Pakistan Accepts Indian Aid for Flood Relief

ISLAMABAD (AP) _ Islamabad has accepted $5 million in aid from India for flood victims, a rare expression of goodwill between the feuding neighbors at a time when Pakistan is reeling from one of its […]

08/20/2010