PR Newswire Waives Distribution Fees for All Releases Related to Humanitarian Efforts in Somalia

By Pr Newswire Association Llc, PRNE
Tuesday, August 9, 2011

NEW YORK, August 10, 2011 -

- Organizations offering humanitarian aid to the victims of the devastating famine in Somalia can distribute their messages through PR Newswire at no charge

PR Newswire is waiving fees on the distribution of news releases through a global crisis package for organizations wishing to communicate their efforts of assistance towards relief from the devastating famine in Somalia.

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“With more than 29,000 children under the age of five dead from starvation over the past 90 days and over half a million other children severely malnourished, the crisis in Somalia requires the immediate attention of any and all organizations that can lend their help,” said Scott Mozarsky, chief commercial officer, PR Newswire.  ”Any organization, whether a PR Newswire customer or not, can use our media and online distribution network to convey their efforts of assistance to inform the greater public and media as well as stimulate support for those fighting for their lives.”

All non-PR Newswire members can submit a press release by emailing  Members can utilize the Online Member Center or contact their editorial bureau.

To view news releases issued by PR Newswire members offering aid, please visit Famine in Somalia.  Members of the media can access releases on the public site or on PR Newswire for Journalists.

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