The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warns to be vigilant of Hurricane Dorian scams and malware attacks actively circulating.  It is a best practice to always use well established charities like Red Cross or Salvation Army rather than brand new sites for example.

https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2019/09/04/potential-hurricane-dorian-cyber-scams

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warns users to remain vigilant for malicious cyber activity targeting Hurricane Dorian disaster victims and potential donors. Fraudulent emails commonly appear after major natural disasters and often contain links or attachments that direct users to malicious websites. Users should exercise caution in handling any email with a hurricane-related subject line, attachment, or hyperlink. In addition, users should be wary of social media pleas, texts, or door-to-door solicitations relating to severe weather events.

To avoid becoming victims of malicious activity, users and administrators should review the following resources and take preventative measures:

If you believe you have been a victim of cybercrime, file a complaint with the Federal Bureau of Investigation Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.ic3.gov.