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Start a Youth 4 Direct Relief Chapter at Your School

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Middle school and high school students around the country are now able to support the work of Direct Relief by forming local chapters of Youth 4 Direct Relief using the new Student Handbook and Club Advisor Handbook available online. More than six years ago, a group of local high school and middle school students came together out of a desire […]

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Responding to Hurricane Odile as Polo Approaches

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#455489538 / gettyimages.com As Tropical Storm Polo approaches Baja California, Mexico, where residents are still reeling from Hurricane Odile, Direct Relief’s Emergency Response Team has connected with a number agencies on the ground to assess medical needs and offer assistance. The team is in touch with the Mexican Association of Malta, which is working with Caritas Mexico in the state […]

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Statement Regarding Donations for the West Africa Ebola Outbreak

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Donate Now >> Direct Relief relies on charitable contributions to conduct humanitarian assistance throughout the United States and globally. As we respond to the needs of people affected by Ebola in West Africa, Direct Relief wishes to note its policy regarding donor-designated contributions as it has done in previous high-profile emergencies (such as Typhoon Haiyan last year, Superstorm Sandy the […]

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Double Your Impact in the Fight Against Ebola: Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore Commits to $50,000 Match

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After visiting the Direct Relief warehouse recently, Martin Gore of the band Depeche Mode is calling upon people like you to join the fight against Ebola. He has committed to matching up to $50,000 in donations for Ebola relief when you donate here. “Right now we are witnessing a human catastrophe in West Africa with the Ebola crisis,” he says […]

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Hurricane Odile: Monitoring Medical Needs As Storm Strikes Baja California

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In response to Hurricane Odile, Direct Relief has reached out to contacts in Mexico’s Baja California and continues to monitor medical needs in the communities located in the storm’s path. The center of the storm is expected to remain near or over the peninsula through Wednesday, reports the Wall Street Journal. While the storm weakend to a category two hurricane […]

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Responding to Wildfires Across California

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#455054570 / gettyimages.com In response to nearly a dozen wildfires burning across California, Direct Relief has offered assistance to health center partners located near the affected areas. Firefighters throughout the state are battling 11 wildfires, several of which have forced hundreds of residents to evacuate, reports the LA Times. The fires include the Meadow fire in the Yosemite National Park […]

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