[...] I don't want to send the wrong message: In many ways, reconstruction after the tsunami has been a huge success. Many charities did great good.
Yet it is also true that if improperly managed, the surge of international donations into a disaster zone can do great harm.
The international humanitarian community has learned important lessons from the tsunami -- and you should too. [...]
The author lists four "lessons" we need to learn, if we are to really help Haiti and the Haitians. I'm afraid it's lesson number 4 that our current Administration is most likely to get wrong.