Disaster relief donations that don’t bring relief – CBS News
Many of the items we Americans donate in times of disaster turn out to be of no use to those in need. Sometimes, they even get in the way of humanitarian workers doing their job under difficult circumstances. Scott Simon of NPR reports on the useless, often incomprehensible contributions that constitute what aid workers call “the second disaster.” (An earlier version of this story was originally broadcast on April 24, 2016.)
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