A timely reminder with usual warnings: USA Today with "5 tips to avoid typhoon charity scams" if you're planning to help with cash donations.
"The devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has left many Americans wondering how they can help. While there are a number of organizations you can give to that are providing direct aid to those most affected by the storm, it is important to do your homework before sending a check. Here are several tips that can help you avoid getting scammed and ensure that funds are going to those in need." -- Jolie Lee, USA Today