One reason to give cash: It empowers people to buy what they need, not what aid groups think they need.
Inside the partnerships getting essential aid and care to those impacted by the recent earthquake.
The good news? The world's producing enough food to feed everyone. The bad news? Getting it to hungry people is more expensive.
Countries and international organizations want people to know about the foreign aid they provide.
Resettlement agencies say they're ready to help.
Red Cross founder Clara Barton gave cash to war refugees in the 1870s. Now, aid organizations say it empowers refugees more than in-kind aid.
The U.N. estimates that between 3 million and 5 million people could be displaced in the coming months.
The hardline government might need the groups to provide basic social services. But it's also likely to fear their human rights advocacy.
Relief International's country director tells us what it's like on the ground and how her organization is providing aid in a war zone.