disaster relief

Donations pour in for Nepal

Apr 28, 2015
How does aid money reach people on the ground?
Posted In: Nepal, disaster relief, earthquake
People search amid the rubble of collapsed houses in Bhaktapur, a city in Nepal, on April 27, 2015, two days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the South Asian country.

Remittances play a big role in Nepal's economy

Apr 27, 2015
Nepal is unusually dependent on remittances as a percentage of GDP.
Posted In: Nepal, remittances, disaster relief

When disaster strikes, FEMA turns to Waffle House

Mar 4, 2015
FEMA has coined a "Waffle House Index" to indicate the severity of a disaster.
Posted In: restaurants, disaster relief, FEMA
Hurricane Sandy

What local government can learn from Hurricane Sandy

Oct 20, 2014
Changing climates put pressure on local government to boost financial resilience.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, disaster relief, natural disasters

Philippines: How to help typhoon victims

Nov 12, 2013
At a time when everyone is trying to help out, a look at the top charities that will make good use of your donations.
Posted In: Super Typhoon Haiyan, philippines, disaster relief