05/19/2011 06:03 pm ET Updated Jul 19, 2011

Charitable Giving Influenced By Bias Toward Certain Disaster Victims

BANGKOK, 19 May 2011 (IRIN) - Why has Save the Children's US$40 million global appeal for conflict-affected Côte d'Ivoire only brought in $225,000, when its campaign for those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan raised $25 million, exceeding the $20 million target? It could be that individual donors are placing blame, new research says.

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