Comparisons between the American fund raising results for Haitian earthquake relief and the efforts after Hurricane Katrina and the Southeast Asian tsunami are inevitable. Here are the current results as recorded on this site.
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More than 700 families are still living in barracks in Aceh, which was home to two-thirds of the victims, and some were disappointed to see millions of dollars being spent on a monument.
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BBC Philanthropy is so well established it has spawned its own academic discipline. New York University has a department of philanthropy. There is also the Chronicle of Philanthropy. I have even attended a philanthropy workshop in the bowels of Congress, where rich Americans learned how to give their money away and how to make sure […]
Habitat for Humanity In the year since the Indian Ocean tsunami, Habitat for Humanity has assisted an estimated 6,000 households in India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Thailand to gain permanent housing. Over the next 24 months, Habitat for Humanity plans to provide direct housing assistance to as many as 20,000 families, and to assist 10,000 […]