Make cash donations to groups that have experience with disaster relief and an existing presence in the Philippines, recommends an expert. And remember that long-term help will be needed too.
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The Oklahoma tornado that killed four storm chasers Friday in El Reno was wider than Manhattan and had winds almost as strong as the record-breaking 1999 Moore tornado.
On March 1, 2007, an EF4 tornado killed eight students at Enterprise High School in Alabama, where I was principal at the time. I would urge Moore, Okla., officials to assess how they handled Monday's tornado, yes, but also look forward to how they can rebuild safer schools.