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Get the scoop on international disaster donations and advice on what you can do to help save lives.

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After disasters strike, “Cash is Best” messaging is widely published and circulated. See our latest media mentions and interviews.

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"You shouldn’t donate clothing, even new items, to disaster-relief efforts unless a reputable org on the ground in the affected area makes a specific request."
Thanks @M_Jaller of @UCDavis for spreading the word about responsible donations after disasters.
https://bit.ly/3VQpiAB

Just in time for #GivingTuesday, @CIDIoutreach released new research showing the # of ppl in 🇺🇸 donating is ⬆️, esp among young adults. Unfortunately it also showed not everyone is giving in a way that best helps those in need. Read & remember #CashisBest https://www.cidi.org/wp-content/uploads/USAID-Donations-Release-11.21.22.pdf

10 years ago, @GivingTuesday was created as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. On this day of generosity consider giving to an aid group working to help save lives during & after disasters #GivingTuesday ➡️https://www.cidi.org/disaster-responses/

Join us in celebrating #MandelaDay, a day to honor #NelsonMandela's legacy by serving others & working to help make the world a better place. See what you do to change the world for better: http://www.mandeladay.com/ @MandelaDay

LATEST on Northern Ethiopia Crisis :
♦️ Lack of fuel continues to hinder humanitarian response
♦️ Despite a ⬇️ in active fighting in the region, displacement continues in Afar, Amhara & Tigray
♦️ Concern over ⬆️of ppl facing severe malnutrition in Afar
https://www.usaid.gov/humanitarian-assistance/ethiopia

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