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In Texas, price gouging during disasters is illegal – it is...

Elizabeth Brake, Rice University In Houston, as millions suffered power and water outages, food shortages and subfreezing temperatures, another...

Want to help after hurricanes? Give cash, not diapers

Julia Brooks, Harvard University Some companies and community groups didn’t wait for Hurricane Florence to make landfall before organizing donation drives. But as a researcher...

Why Puerto Rico is getting the brunt of ‘donor fatigue’

Why Puerto Rico is getting the brunt of 'donor fatigue' ...

3 things I learned from delivering medical aid to a remote...

Asa Oxner Myers, University of South Florida I belong to a group called Doctors for Puerto Rico. We have been dispatching medicine and small teams of...

Flood insurance is broken. Here are some ways to fix it

Robert W. Klein, Georgia State University Hundreds of thousands of Americans whose homes were damaged or destroyed by flooding from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma don’t...

American generosity after disasters: 4 questions answered

Patrick Rooney, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Editor’s note: After 9/11, Americans responded with the kind of outpouring of generosity usually reserved for the most powerful...

Why Hurricane Harvey donors shouldn’t boycott the Red Cross

Brian Mittendorf, The Ohio State University As with all natural disasters, the public and the business world have reacted with an outpouring of aid for...

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