Oxfam, Christian Aid, Save the Children, and the Red Cross are some of the major British charities that have admitted to dealing with sexual harassment or abuse scandals as part of a growing net of sexual misconduct cases unraveling in the sector. Continue reading “Oxfam, Christian Aid, Save the Children, and Red Cross Among Charities Caught in Sex Scandals”
Black immigrants are once again in the cross-hairs of the federal government’s racist and xenophobic immigration policies. Last week, via e-mails uncovered by the Associated Press, we learned that the Trump Administration is considering ending a detrimental humanitarian protection afforded thousands of Haitian immigrants, based on a ubiquitous, racist stereotype of Black migrants in particular — the myth of the Black criminal.
A small airstrip at the edge of town hums with activity. Aid convoys are arriving from the capital, now that some roads washed out by Hurricane Matthew have been cleared. A barge carrying food and water is moored offshore of this coastal town. Continue reading “International Aid Begins to Move Into Hurricane-Ravaged Haiti”
The American Red Cross spent a quarter of the money people donated after the 2010 Haiti earthquake — or almost $125 million — on its own internal expenses, far more than the charity previously had disclosed, according to a report released Thursday by Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley.
With the lack of reconstruction and continued homelessness in earthquake-ravaged Haiti as a backdrop, the nonprofit ProPublica investigative journalism organization and NPR last week outlined major relief failures of the Red Cross, which reportedly received about $500 million in donations after the 2010 disaster. Continue reading “Major Failures of Red Cross in Haiti Detailed in New Report”