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Tue, 02 Aug 2016 06:28:00 -0400The report comes after a joint investigation by NPR and PBS' Frontline that uncovered how private insurance companies in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy were profiting while homeowners suffered.
Thu, 16 Jun 2016 05:01:00 -0400A congressional inquiry finds that the American Red Cross stonewalled lawmakers as they sought to understand the charity's finances, and that it sent significantly less money to Haiti than claimed.
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:27:00 -0400While the Federal Emergency Management Agency vows to make sweeping reforms to the nation's flood insurance program, senators say the program "needs to fundamentally transform."
Wed, 25 May 2016 18:11:36 -0400State and local disaster relief programs are leaving communities impacted by Superstorm Sandy confused by the dizzying array of directives on how to rebuild.
Wed, 25 May 2016 05:03:00 -0400We have the second report in a probe into who profits when disaster strikes. NPR and the PBS show Frontline examine the millions wasted when state disaster recovery programs aren't up to the job.
Tue, 24 May 2016 19:28:00 -0400More than three years after Superstorm Sandy, NPR and PBS's Frontline investigate the thousands still not home, the government agencies that failed to help and the companies that made millions.
Mon, 28 Sep 2015 16:08:00 -0400Sen. Chuck Grassley has sent a letter to government investigators that also asks for a list of documents and information the charity failed to provide.
Wed, 16 Sep 2015 05:01:00 -0400The American Red Cross allegedly did not fully cooperate with a government investigation of its performance and finances. Now investigators and a congressman want the charity's books open for audits.
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 05:01:00 -0400The charity has said it wants to "lead the effort in transparency." But when a congressman requested an inquiry into its disaster relief work, Red Cross officials wanted it called off.
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:36:00 -0400The American Red Cross responded to detailed questions about how it spent almost half a billion dollars in Haiti. But Sen. Chuck Grassley says he and the public need more information.
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:54:00 -0400Reports obtained by NPR and ProPublica show the Red Cross did not monitor many of the earthquake relief projects it funded. So the agency may not have answers to this week's questions from Congress.
Thu, 09 Jul 2015 16:23:00 -0400Citing reports from NPR and ProPublica that found a string of poorly managed projects after the devastating 2010 earthquake, the senator is demanding answers to how nearly $500 million was spent.
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:01:00 -0400The Red Cross had the opportunity to explain how it spent almost half a billion dollars — but provided journalists with few answers.
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 16:36:00 -0400An investigation by NPR and ProPublica finds a string of poorly managed projects, questionable spending and dubious claims of success, according to a review of the charity's internal documents.
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 16:26:00 -0400NPR investigative correspondent Laura Sullivan spent the last year closely examining into the American Red Cross' efforts in Haiti. Today, it's our turn to pry a bit into her life.