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Relief Agencies Concerned about Wasted Tsunami Aid

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Relief Agencies Concerned about Wasted Tsunami Aid

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Relief Agencies Concerned about Wasted Tsunami Aid

Relief Agencies Concerned about Wasted Tsunami Aid

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Disaster organizations are rushing in to help people hit by the tsunami. But there's a risk of wasting money, time and good intentions — and even doing harm. Aid workers say the difficulty is in managing rather than acquiring supplies. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.

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