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Disaster relief donations that do not bring relief

Disaster Relief Donations That Don’t Bring Relief-CBS News


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Many of the items we Americans donate in the event of a disaster have turned out to be useless to those in need. At times, it can even prevent humanitarian workers from working in difficult situations. Scott Simon of NPR reports on the useless, often incomprehensible contributions that make up what aid workers call a “second disaster.” (A previous version of this story was originally broadcast on April 24, 2016.)

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Disaster relief donations that do not bring relief

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