To boost donations after the Haiti earthquake, MTV and George Clooney are teaming up to host a two-hour telethon on Jan. 22, while magician David Blaine will conduct a 72-hour Magic Marathon in Times Square.
The aftermath of natural disasters often bring out the scammers and con artists. Here are five tips to avoid Haiti relief scams and make sure your donations make a difference.
Haiti relief work teams from Brazil, the Philippines, France, the US, and elsewhere are rushing to reach victims of the 7.0 magnitude quake that struck Port-au-Prince on Jan. 12.
A model smiles as she gets a ride at the back of a police motorcycle during an event to promote works of local fashion designers in central Bangkok, Thailand, on Friday.
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Military jets have begun delivering relief supplies as part of Haiti aid efforts in the wake of the earthquake, but it will take another week for a US Navy hospital ship to reach there. Parachute drops have been ruled out for now, for fear of riots.
US Air Force specialists got the small Port-au-Prince airport running again after the Haiti earthquake, but with a backlog of cargo planes to be unloaded on the tarmac, some flights still can't get in.
In the wake of the Haiti earthquake, Cuba is allowing US flights over its airspace, cutting the trip between Guantánamo Bay and Miami by 90 minutes.
As the dust settles in Port-au-Prince, Haitians dig loved ones out of the rubble - and wait for relief. Concerns of looting mount.