Leaving Haiti

The other day, the WHO asked aid groups in Haiti not to leave for at least 60 days. I found that kind of confusing, to be honest, because no aid … more Blood & Milk…


Three bad ideas for helping Haiti

In the rush to engage on Haiti, a lot of well-meaning groups are jumping in to help. Some are brand new, and some have never worked on a disaster like … more Blood & Milk…


Me, in other locations

I’m writing less often for Blood & Milk because I am writing in other places now. Some recent stuff that might interest you: The Lancet is Off-Base About Aid Agencies – … more Blood & Milk…


Haiti – Some Thoughts and Some Links

Right now, the immediate emergency stage is already over, barring severe earthquake aftershocks. Tales From the Hood has some great posts up on Haiti and disaster relief. One excellent point: … more Blood & Milk…


Things I don’t believe in #10 – Donating stuff instead of money (June 2008)

Note: August is looking like a crazy and stressful month for me, with no time to blog here. To make sure no one gets bored and abandons me, I am … more Blood & Milk…


May 2008 – What’s the difference between relief and development?

Note: August is looking like a crazy and stressful month for me, with no time to blog here. To make sure no one gets bored and abandons me, I am … more Blood & Milk…


Food prices in Haiti

Impact of rising food prices on Haiti, here. This just keeps getting scarier.