Natural disasters prompt many people to donate money to relief efforts. Information on the Internet about those relief efforts can be overwhelming.

To learn more about researching a nonprofit before you donate, see our related Knowledge Base articles:

- How can I find information on a particular (non-grantmaking) charity?
- How can I recognize and avoid grant or scholarship scams?
- What do I do if I suspect that a charity is a fraud?

To learn more about how nonprofits are responding to disasters worldwide, download Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy 2018, a report by the Center for Disaster Philanthropy and Foundation Center. Explore the data on disaster philanthropy here.



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