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Assistance Sent to Storm-Affected Partners

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Today Direct Relief issued an emergency shipment to Community Health and Emergency Services, Inc. (CHESI) in Cairo, IL. The shipment, valued at more than $10,000 (wholesale), is set to arrive tomorrow. SEMO Health Network (SEMO) in New Madrid, MO requested assistance to support the communities of Puxico and Oak Ridge, MO.  On February 29th, Stoddard County was hit by an […]

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Emergency Tornado Aid Arrives

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Today Direct Relief issued an emergency shipment to Community Health and Emergency Services, Inc. (CHESI) in Cairo, IL. The shipment, valued at more than $10,000 (wholesale), is set to arrive tomorrow. SEMO Health Network (SEMO) in New Madrid, MO requested assistance to support the communities of Puxico and Oak Ridge, MO. On February 29th, Stoddard County was hit by an […]

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Assistance offered to Storm Affected Areas.

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Direct Relief USA today activated emergency-response efforts in response to the powerful Midwest storms that produced several tornadoes from Kansas to Kentucky, affecting dozens of communities and leaving nine people dead. Direct Relief USA offered immediate assistance to 50 nonprofit clinic and health center partners in Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, and Kentucky and also through the National Association of Community Health […]

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Launch of First Ever Global Fistula Map

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Exciting day for us as we launch the 1st-ever collaborative & interactive Global Fistula Map! The largest and most comprehensive map of available services for women living with obstetric fistula was launched today by Direct Relief International, the Fistula Foundation, and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. The release of the Global Fistula Map, a major step forward in understanding […]

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Steven Colon, President of FEDES discusses Chile’s 8.8 earthquake

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Two years ago today, Chile suffered a devastating 8.8 earthquake. Direct Relief partner Steven Colon of FEDES works with the poor to make sure they get access to health care and education. On his recent visit to Direct Relief’s warehouse, he shared some of his thoughts, challenges and thanks to everyone who helps make his work possible.

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300 Ugandan Children to Receive Treatment for Burkitt’s Lymphoma

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Today the Burkitt’s Lymphoma Fund for Africa  and Direct Relief announced that UPCID Ltd (a collaboration between the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Uganda Cancer Institute) was selected to receive grant funds and medicine to treat 300 Ugandan children for Burkitt’s lymphoma for two years at the Uganda Cancer Institute in Kampala. Burkitt’s lymphoma is a life-threatening malignancy and is […]

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