Brief Good Intentions Aren't Enough
Carol J. De Vita
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In an interview for Faith & Leadership, DeVita discusses the role of faith-based organizations in disaster relief and Katrina's lessons for relief in Haiti. Faith-based organizations are good at providing immediate relief, but have less capacity to support sustained recovery in areas devastated by natural disasters. Planning ahead, working with large, established organizations and connecting with local people are keys to successful relief efforts.
Research Areas Nonprofits and philanthropy
Policy Centers Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy