Friday, May 29, 2009
PRI.ORG | Philanthropy in China a year after the Sichuan earthquake: "Last year's Sichuan earthquake prompted an unprecedented outpouring of donations and volunteers from throughout China, but has it sustained?"
Thursday, May 28, 2009
ReliefWeb » Document » Sri Lanka: "Binning" farewell to disaster: "In the village of Egoda Uyana North, in southwest Sri Lanka, Sarath Fernando is using compost bins to reduce the impacts of disasters. The village has a long history of epidemics, urban flooding and other environmental issues and was particularly affected by the December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, which destroyed apart of the community."
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Charleston Daily Mail - West Virginia News and Sports - AP Featured News - Disaster aid available for some WVa nonprofits
Charleston Daily Mail - West Virginia News and Sports - AP Featured News - Disaster aid available for some WVa nonprofits : "CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Federal disaster loans are available for homeless shelters, libraries and other private nonprofit organizations in Mingo and Wyoming counties affected by recent storms, flooding and landslides."
Reuters AlertNet - Donors or survivors: who are aid groups more accountable to?: "In the latest poll by the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP), which runs a global quality assurance scheme for humanitarian agencies, just a quarter of respondents rated relief groups as being highly accountable to intended beneficiaries, compared with 74 percent when it came to official donors."