Jessica Alexander

Jessica Alexander is the author of Chasing Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid. She is an adjunct professor at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health and NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service.

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Nov. 14 2013 3:54 PMDon’t Get Upset When Relief Organizations Use Your Donations for OverheadYou’re still helping victims and saving lives.
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Nov. 11 2013 11:52 AMPlease Don’t Send Your Old Shoes to the PhilippinesSurvivors of Typhoon Haiyan need your help. But send money, not your hand-me-downs.
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