How not to distribute aid
How not to distribute food and aid in Haiti: Drive trucks up, dump sacks of rice and boxes out the back
, cause near riot. How to distribute aid: View the Dr. Pape interview toward the bottom left here
. It’s a little counterintuitive. But not that counterintuitive. The bottom line: Don’t give already desperate people a reason to worry, panic or riot. … NBC’s Robert Bazell
has kind words for the work being done at GHESKIO in Port-au-Prince.