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Filmmaker Blasted on Facebook After Disaster Relief Work

New York-based filmmaker, Casey Neistat, gets blasted on Facebook after spending $25,000 from 20th Century Fox on disaster relief supplies to assist the Filipino survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), and for making a movie trailer out of his experience .

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Rethinking the Way We Respond to Disasters

Most people give immediately after a crisis, in response to clear emotional appeals. Yet donors who allocate funds across the disaster life cycle have an opportunity to help insure that each dollar given reaches its full potential. This presentation discusses how individuals and organizations traditionally give during a crisis, and proposes several innovative approaches to promoting short- and long-term solutions to help communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.