• Disaster Relief

    Red Cross Admits It Doesn’t Know How Hurricane Harvey Donation Money Is Spent

    Source: AntiMedia August 31, 2017 Written by Carey Wedler Though the Red Cross has a historical reputation for providing relief to victims of natural disasters and other emergencies, the organization’s practices have tarnished its name over the last few years. Amid the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti in 2010, the Red Cross reportedly accepted nearly $500 million in relief money but built only six homes with the funds even though they claimed they had provided homes to 130,000 people. These failures prompted some Haitians to advise the world against donating funds to the Red Cross. The organization was accused of diverting resources and supplies to bolster its public image during Hurricane Sandy. As an investigation by NPR…