Don’t throw away your cash: how to donate ethically to Nepal

Suffice it to say, the humanitarian impact of the earthquake is tremendous and long-term. It comes at a time when the humanitarian space is already strained by ongoing crises in Gaza, Iraq, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen and elsewhere. However, recently we’ve seen a rise of alternative fundraising channels through which the public can support humanitarian assistance. Facebook was quick to launch a US$2 million matching appeal, permanently pinning a message at the top of users’ News Feed. Facebook users can choose to donate to International Medical Corps, with Facebook matching every dollar donated. You want donate, but not necessarily to the International Medical Corps, who you’ve likely never heard of. So, you want to help Nepal? Here’s how. 

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