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  • 4/11/14 ProPublica: Donors gave $312 million after the storm, but it’s not clear how exactly the money was spent.more
  • 11/13/13 USA TODAY: Donations pouring in for Philippines may not be enoughmore
  • Watch Here! 11/7/13 Al Jazeera America: Red Cross Sandy Mismanagementmore
  • 10/24/13 Associated Press: In Sandy's wake, Red Cross agrees to changes the way it solicits donations after disastersmore
  • 10/23/13 The Wall Street Journal: Red Cross Pledges More Sandy Fundsmore
  • 10/23/13 Yahoo News: A year after Sandy, Red Cross still dogged by criticismmore
  • 7/18/13 USA Today: Sandy victims say Red Cross leaves them in the lurchmore
  • 7/17/13 The Wall Street Journal: Red Cross Program Hit by Complaintmore
  • 7/16/13 NY Daily News: Red Cross has unfairly denied aid to 1,000 victims of Hurricane Sandy, a watchdog group chargesmore
  • 5/28/13 CBS News: More than $100 million of Red Cross fund for Sandy aid still unspentmore
  • 1/24/13 Fox News: 'Factor' investigation: Where did the money go for Hurricane Sandy victims?more
  • 1/22/13 WNYC (NY Public Radio): Money Slow to Flow from Sandy Charitiesmore
  • Feb '13 Conde Naste Traveler: Does Voluntourism Do More Harm Than Good?more
  • 1/11/13 New York Daily News: Donations for Sandy victims may not be going entirely to victims and recovery, says watchdogmore
  • 11/14/12 Reuters: Insight: Red Cross response to Sandy fails to meet expectationsmore
  • 11/12/12 CNN: Red Cross under fire over Sandy reliefmore
  • 11/6/12 Gawker.com: The Coca-Cola of Disaster Relief: What’s the Red Cross Really Doing for Hurricane Sandy?more
  • 11/4/12 myFoxDC.com: Coders and hackers gathered in Chevy Chase for the "Hackathon"more
  • 10/26/12 Toronto Star: L'Aquila earthquake convictions about poor communicationmore
  • 10/22/12 Huffington Post: What Wyclef Lays Bare for Monday's Foreign Policy Debatemore
  • 8/1/12 Washington Magazine: Improving Disaster Reliefmore
  • 1/1/12 New Internationalist: Where did all the money go?more
  • 1/10/12 iWatchNews: After the quake, praise becomes resentment in Haitimore
  • 11/10/11 WTNH News 8: Ideas to prevent disaster heard in W. Hartfordmore
  • 10/19/11 Sun-Sentinal: Donors rushed to help Haiti, but Clinton Bush fund was slow to release the moneymore
  • 9/29/11 iWatch News: As FEMA funds run out, senators from states with most disasters oppose funding billmore
  • 2/5/2011 Sydney Morning Herald: Country cries for aid that really helpsmore
  • 2/1/2011 Washington Post: NGOs in Haiti face new questions about effectivenessmore
  • 1/14/2011 The Huffington Post: Haiti Still Buried Under the Rubble of Dueling NGOs: OXFAM Reportmore
  • 1/13/2011 L'Expansion: Haïti, un an après: où en est la reconstruction?more
  • 1/12/2011 The Guardian: Haiti one year on: a look at aid progress reportsmore
  • 1/12/2011 Al-Jazeera English: Haiti's woes; who is to blame?more
  • 1/11/2011 The Nation: Haiti: Where's the Money?more
  • 1/11/2011 Fox News: Haiti 1 Year Later: Tracking Donor Dollarsmore
  • 1/9/2011 Miami Herald: Critics question funds raised for Haitimore
  • 1/6/11 WNPR (CT Public Radio - first segment): Where We Live: Haiti, One Year Outmore
  • 12/1/10 Kaiser Foundation Global Health Report: USA Today Examines Why Aid For Haiti Goes Unspentmore
  • 11/30/10 USA Today: Much of aid for Haiti is still unspentmore
  • 11/23/10 Chronicle of Philanthropy: Cholera in Haiti: Do Aid Groups Deserve Some of the Blame?more
  • 11/19/10 Huffington Post: Major Aid Organizations "Duped Donors" and "Failed Haiti" Group Chargesmore
  • 9/3/10 BBC: Remote control crisis managementmore
  • 7/13/2010 The News Leader (Editorial): Six months latermore
  • 7/13/2010 Chronicle of Philanthropy: Hundreds of Millions in Haiti Donations Still Unspentmore
  • 7/12/10 NY Times: Report Faults Haiti Aid Groups on Opennessmore
  • 7/12/10 Christian Science Monitor: Haiti earthquake: Six months later, are relief efforts dragging?more
  • 2/21/10 Chronicle of Philanthropy: Web Sites Hope to Enlist People in Haiti to Monitor...more
  • 9/25/08 ABCNews.com: Outrage After FEMA Melts Ice Meant for Hurricane Victimsmore
  • 9/19/08 KPFA 94.1FM Berkeley, CA: Hurricane Ike Overview - Pacifica Radiomore
  • 9/19/08 In The Loop, MPR (Minnesota Public Radio): Hurricane Ike Aftermathmore
  • 8/20/09 Chronicle of Philanthropy: Disaster-Relief Groups Are Leery as Hurricane Season Approachesmore
  • 5/29/09 SunSentinel.com: Obama: Residents clueless on hurricane plansmore
  • 5/8/09 Houma Courier, Staff Editorial: Letís get going on these plansmore
  • 5/7/09 Houma Courier: Report: Parish disaster plan lackingmore
  • 5/6/09 Daily Iberian (LA): Don't miss Project's findingsmore
  • 5/5/09 The Associated Press: Report warns of gaps in Louisiana emergency plansmore
  • 5/5/09 Homeland Security Today: Vitter Places Hold on Fugate Confirmationmore
  • 5/1/09 The Times-Picayune: Sen. David Vitter blocking Craig Fugate's nomination as FEMA directormore
  • 5/1/09 The Courier (LA): Terrebonne emergency-panel members blow off meetingmore
  • 4/3/08 Orlando Sentinel: FEMA puts post-hurricane freebies on icemore
  • 4/1/09 Houma Today (LA): Feds might pay for flood damagemore
  • 3/26/09 Daily Comet (LA): Got a beef with FEMA? Call this hotlinemore
  • 3/23/09 Black College Wire: Howard Alternative Spring Breakers Get Harsh Realitiesmore
  • 3/10/09 Baton Rouge Advocate: Our Views: A new head for FEMAmore
  • 3/5/09 Politico: Group wants FEMA head in Cabinetmore
  • 1/10/09 Houma, LA : Want a copy of Terrebonne's storm plan? Good luckmore
  • 9/30/08 Where We Live, WNPR: Ben Smilowitz (DAP) and Marty Bahamonde (FEMA Spokesperson)more
  • 9/18/08 AHN: Disaster Watchdog Criticizes FEMA For Not Delivering Ice For Ike Victims In Texasmore
  • 9/18/08 ABCNews.com: FEMA Says No to Ice For Hurricane Survivorsmore
  • 9/17/08 Houma, LA: Hotline for disaster recovery problemsmore
  • 9/16/08 Bloomberg.com: Texas Officials Work to Avert Health Crisis After Ike (Update4)more
  • 9/14/08 Houston, TX: Hurricane Ike Disaster Response, KTRH 740AMmore
  • 9/6/08 Hartford Courant: UConn Law Student's Group A Disaster Response Watchdogmore
  • 6/9/08 AP: FEMA disaster ice policy irks Miss. congressmanmore
  • 6/8/08 Miami Herald: Mississippi watchdog group leader slams FEMA's decision on delivering icemore
  • 6/8/08 Kansas City Star: U.S. Excerpts: hurricane preparedness in Mississippimore
  • 6/7/08 Sun Herald (MS): FEMA getting heat on icemore
  • 6/2/08 The Clarion-Ledger (MS): Hurricanes: Did Katrina teach us any lessons?more
  • 6/1/08 Laurel Leader Call (MS): Organization says government not ready for disastermore
  • 4/29/08 Homecare Magazine: Disaster Watchdog Questions Implications of Competitive Biddingmore
  • 4/17/08 Houston Chronicle: New Orleans: an intriguing backdrop pickmore
  • 4/2/08 South Florida Sun-Sentinal: FEMA boss Paulison, of Davie, to leave at end of Bush's termmore
  • 3/19/08 Birmingham News: Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center revisits security after ATL tornadomore
  • 2/20/08 Medill Reports: Schools scramble to replace recalled meatmore
  • 10/27/07 New Orleans Times-Picayune: Storm readiness shortfalls kept secretmore
  • 9/8/07 Content Wire: Accountability Project for Public Emergency Responsemore
  • 9/07 In These Times: WATCHDOGGING DISASTERmore
  • 8/31/07 Louisiana: NORTHSHORE MORNING Radio with Jeff Crouere, WGSO 990AMmore
  • 8/19/07 New Orleans Times-Picayune: Group keeps track of Katrina recoverymore