As most people know by now, the southern United States is bracing for impact from Hurricane Isaac. My own area got slapped pretty hard last year by Hurricane Irene (what's with the I names causing problems, anyway?), and I have a lot of friends in the south, so I've been watching this with concern.
Florida just got a soaking, but now Isaac's racing toward Louisiana, which was already pretty battered by Hurricane Katrina just a few years ago. Haiti already took a beating from this storm. Organizations are already mobilizing to be ready to help those who will or do need it, and evacuations are in progress. If you want to help, here's where to go: