@mandyd tech insisted I send him an example of an html email to confirm. I sent one of Apple's own auto-replies and asked "Are you going to open a ticket with engineering, or do I need to file a radar?" Finally I was treated like an intelligent person.
@mandyd There are so many examples of this problem, and OS X is hardly immune. I tried to call Apple because they took away the minimum font size for incoming html email, and got a tech who refused to believe that I knew what an html email was.
I haven't yet seen any US-based relief efforts for Dominica, but the PM's office has published bank transfer details for a recovery and reconstruction fund. http://www.opm.gov.dm/?p=1058 They got the brunt of what we didn't, with widespread flooding