El Niño: Mapping Health Risks for California’s Most Vulnerable

A geospatial analysis of El Nino’s likely effects identifies high-risk communities across California.

Nepal’s Critical Drug Shortage: Direct Relief Send Emergency Airlift

In Nepal, a blockade with India has resulted in severe shortages of HIV drugs and other medications

Syrian Refugee Crisis, 2015

Syria’s tragic five-year civil war has displaced millions of people. Learn about Direct Relief’s response.

Charity Navigator: The Ten Best Charities

Direct Relief Ranked No. 1 on Charity Navigator’s list of the ten best charities in the U.S.

The Mission: Improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations by mobilizing and providing essential medical resources need for their care.Four Star Rating on Charity Navigator
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