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BBB Cautions Donors on Tsunami Relief Appeals -
It is regular as clockwork. Within days of any natural disaster, the Better Business Bureau warns that some people will
attempt to take advantage of Americans' eagerness to assist victims of the tragedy. Potential donors should make
certain that the charity is properly registered with appropriate state government agencies, that it describes exactly what
it will do to address the needs of victims, and that it is willing to provide written information about its finances and
programs. Donors can visit Give.org to access detailed evaluative reports on many
of the U.S. based relief organizations providing assistance in South Asia.
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