Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic, battered the Virgin Islands Wednesday and is making its way toward the Bahamas and Florida. Meanwhile, relief efforts continue in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, which caused at least 70 deaths and up to $180 billion in damages. As the need for donations increases, we discuss how to choose a charity to support victims of natural disasters and how to identify organizations to avoid.
- How to Get (and Offer) Help After Harvey (Texas Tribune)
- Where to Donate to Harvey Victims (and How to Avoid Scams) (New York Times)