Archive for the International Work Category

Two New Aid Shipments En Route to Haiti

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Two new shipments are en route to Haiti, destined for Direct Relief partners Hôpital Albert Schweitzer (HAS) and Justinian University Hospital (JUH). Located in Deschapelles and Cap-Haitien, respectively, these facilities are treating large numbers of people injured in the earthquake, and are receiving medical aid they have specifically requested to continue their crucial work. HAS is a full-service hospital with an orthopedics […]

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More Than 16 Tons of Medical Aid Departs for Haiti Today

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More than 16 tons of medical material aid has departed Direct Relief’s warehouse today for Haiti, via donated airlift by FedEx. Destined for Port-au-Prince, the large consignment will provide critically needed medicines and medical supplies so Direct Relief’s partners can continue to care for the huge numbers of people injured in the earthquake. The shipment, which includes adult and pediatric […]

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Direct Relief Aid to Haiti Tops $6 Million

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Since the earthquake struck January 12, Direct Relief has sent more than $6 million in medical aid to our partners on the ground caring for the many injured. The scenes have been heart-rending, and Direct Relief has been supporting several partners in Haiti working around the clock to treat the injured. Key partners include: Partners in Health, which is operating […]

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Sterilizing Equipment Sent to Port-au-Prince Today

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Eight Midmark autoclaves are on their way to Partners in Health’s facility in Port-au-Prince, dispatched today from Direct Relief’s warehouse. J/P Haitian Relief Organization is delivering the sterilizers to PIH’s facility, and has been sending teams of doctors to Haiti with compact, targeted provisions of medical aid via chartered plane. Valued at $15,000 (wholesale), the autoclaves have untold value in […]

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$15,000 Grant Supports Recovery Effort in the Philippines

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Direct Relief recently provided a targeted grant of $15,000 to Australian Aid International (AAI) to support its ongoing work in the Philippines following Typhoon Ketsana. The storm, which hit last September, caused extreme flooding in the Philippines and other countries, affecting more than 3 million people and prompting Philippine President Gloria Arroyo to declare a “state of calamity” in the […]

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Direct Relief Procuring $130,000 in Requested Medicines for Haiti

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Direct Relief is procuring more than $130,000 in medicines specifically requested by our partners on the ground in Haiti. Outside of the organization’s standing inventory, this initial procurement includes local anesthetics, analgesics (acetaminophen, ibuprofen), antibiotics (ceftriaxone, amoxicillin, doxycycline), antiparasitic agents, and water purification tablets. Our partners have reported that primary health concerns are infection-control and prevention for the many wounded […]

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