When a disaster strikes, books can be a critical part of emergency relief.
Facebook is stepping up its efforts to fight Ebola by adding a button designed to make it easier for its users to donate to charities battling the disease. Working with the nonprofit NetHope, Facebook is also deploying 100 satellite communication terminals to boost Internet and phone services to Ebola-stricken areas in West Africa.
In a disaster, humans rush to help. May they ever do so. But when rescue turns to recovery turns to rebuilding, there are smarter ways to offer a hand up without making it a hand out.
On the anniversary of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, it is remarkable to see what was learned about 'crisis mapping' from social media during the natural disaster.
Pamela Anderson took on the NYC marathon, all 26.2 miles, and raised nearly $76,000 for a Haiti charity. Pamela Anderson was just one of many celebrities fundraising at the marathon.
Cholera erupted in Haiti nine months after the 2010 earthquake and rights groups say UN peacekeepers are to blame. Will a lawsuit force the UN to compensate victims?