Blog

Emergency Aid Shipped to Fiji

emergencyresponse

We are assembling an emergency air shipment of essential medicines and medical supplies for the Savusavu Foundation in Fiji in response to Tropical Cyclone Daphne.  News reports indicate that five people have died and at least 8,000 are in need of emergency shelter after the severe flooding and power outages. The emergency shipment to Savusavu Foundation will support three hospitals in the northern […]

Read more

Tornadoes Hit Texas; Assistance Offered

emergencyresponse

In response to tornadoes in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, an offer of assistance email has been sent out to 21 partners. Injuries have been reported and the National Weather Service has issued tornado warnings for north-central Texas.

Read more

Note from Missouri Highlands Health Care

Direct Relief Logo

We received a nice letter from Missouri Highlands Health Care. We were granted permission to share: As the contact person from Missouri Highlands Health Care company to Direct Relief, I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank Direct Relief USA for the wonderful contributions you have given to our uninsured patients for the year of 2011. Our diabetic patients […]

Read more

Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic Update

Haiti Cholera Earthquake Response

Today the NY Times ran an article about Haiti’s cholera epidemic, a disease that’s spread through fecal contamination of water. Before Haiti’s devastating earthquake on January 12, 2010, only 12% of the country had access to piped, treated water and after that number declined rapidly. That set up Haiti as a prime candidate for a cholera outbreak. From the article: “…cholera has killed more than […]

Read more

Deckers Volunteers Pack Hygiene Kits

Deckers volunteers pack hygiene kits at Direct Relief Headquarte

Deckers volunteers came to the Direct Relief warehouse today to prepare and pack hygiene kits for partners in Haiti.  The kits are filled with shampoo, soap, toothbrushes and other personal hygiene items to treat one family for a month.  The kits packaged in an FDA approved container for holding clean drinkable water that can be reused by the families for […]

Read more

David Walton of Partners in Health visits Direct Relief

David Walton, Partners in Health

“Expect phone calls” Dr. David Walton told a roomful of Direct Relief employees Monday afternoon during a presentation on his work building Haiti’s most advanced medical center through Partners in Health, a Boston-based nonprofit which seeks to provide free healthcare for the poor through education, training and treatment. The Harvard-educated medical doctor has worked with Partners in Health for 14 […]

Read more
Page 73 of 135« First...102030...7172737475...8090100...Last »

Twitter

Contact & Copyright

© 2001-2014 Direct Relief. All rights reserved.
Direct Relief is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.
Direct Relief
27 S. La Patera Lane
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 964-4767
Fax: (805) 681-4838
Federal Tax ID number: 95-1831116
Email & Contact Form
Privacy Policy | Donation Policy

Awards & Recognition