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Confidential Docs: Red Cross Itself May Not Know How Millions Donated...

AFRICANGLOBE - The American Red Cross is under pressure this week to answer detailed questions from Congress about the spending of nearly half a billion dollars it raised after the 2010 Haiti earthquake. But internal documents newly obtained by ProPublica and NPR call into question whether the Red Cross itself has an accurate accounting of how money was spent.

Red Cross Builds Just Six Houses With $500 Million After Haiti...

AFRICANGLOBE - The Red Cross has been called to account for its operation in Haiti, after reports emerged claiming that the charity had built just six houses in the impoverished country since the January 2010 earthquake, despite raising almost half a billion dollars in donations.

Israel’s “Red Cross” Rejects Blood From Ethiopia Born Lawmaker

AFRICANGLOBE - "Under health ministry directives, we are unable to accept blood from donors of Ethiopian Jewish origin," the health official is heard to say as he spurns the donation. The refusal of Israel's equivalent of the Red Cross to accept blood from an Ethiopian Jewish lawmaker sparked demands on Wednesday for a review of guidelines seen as deeply discriminatory.