The American people need to know about what really happens to their donations once they go overseas! This is one of the reasons why we started this website. The problem unfortunately happens not only in the Philippines, but in many disaster areas worldwide! In this interview, a member of Congress from Leyte gives candid and revealing insights into how politics interferes with relief efforts. Even the US Navy is prevented from assisting by some local politicians who fear they won’t get credit if American aid is distributed! Most of the interview is in English, so if you can read this, you can follow along quite easily. You really should see this!
Click here for the video: http://anc.yahoo.com/video/lucy-torres-relief-operations-ormoc-021803846.html
The original article can be found here: http://anc.yahoo.com/news/torres-gomez-appeals-to-palace–release-emergency-funds-to-lgus-for-relief-ops-033114068.html