Archive for the Emergency Response Category

Direct Relief International Response to Hurricane Stan

Direct Relief today furnished over three tons of emergency medicines and supplies to a long-standing partner in Guatemala in response to disaster related storms from Hurricane Stan. Working with a Food for the Poor emergency clinic and shelter in the Lake Atitlan area that was established soon after devastating storms affected the region, Direct Relief shipped air freight $544,000 wholesale […]

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Responding to India Flood Disaster

In response to the flood disaster in Mumbai, India, Direct Relief International is preparing an emergency shipment of medical goods to the affected region. Direct Relief’s in-country coordinator, who is located in Mumbai, contacted the Public Health authorities to offer assistance and was immediately provided with a specific needs list and asked to have the products sent as soon as […]

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Mudslide Response – La Conchita, California, USA

The tragic mudslide in La Conchita on Monday, January 10, has claimed 10 lives. Direct Relief immediately contacted the Santa Barbara Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Services and offered emergency assistance from its current inventory of emergency medical supplies and personal care items. Direct Relief has a standing agreement with the […]

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Hurricanes Ivan and Jeanne Response – Caribbean

Direct Relief International responds to medical emergency in Haiti, Hurricane Jeanne aftermath – route in from Dominican border with mobile medical van Friday, October 1, Direct Relief sent an emergency air shipment to assist with the medical needs of those affected by Hurricane Jeanne in Haiti. The shipment, which is scheduled to be picked up at the Direct Relief warehouse […]

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Hurricane Jeanne, Hurricane Ivan Response

Direct Relief is preparing an emergency air shipment to assist with the medical needs of those affected by Hurricane Jeanne in Haiti. The shipment, which is scheduled to be sent on or about September 30, will consist of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies including adult and pediatric analgesics and anti-infectives, and assorted first aid and surgical products. Direct Relief’s Dominican Republic-based […]

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Direct Relief Monitoring Hurricane Ivan

Our organization has been monitoring the effects of Hurricane Ivan in the Caribbean and West Indies. Senior Program Officer Dan Smith is in direct contact with our partners in the field, and Direct Relief is on alert to respond immediately if needed. At this time Direct Relief is standing by to prepare emergency airlift of supplies to Grenada and Jamaica.

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