Editorial: Think before giving cash to relief efforts




Photographs and videos showing the disaster wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines are nearly indescribable.

Buildings are leveled, with only a few concrete structures still standing, according to The Associated Press. The hard-hit city of Tacloban looks like a garbage dump, it reported.

The storm packed 147-mph winds and whipped up 20-foot walls of seawater that tossed ships inland and swept many people out to sea.

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