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22 Companies Commit Medical Resources to Fight Ebola

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  Direct Relief announces a wave of corporate contributions in response to critical shortages of personal protective equipment and medical supplies at health facilities on the frontlines of the Ebola outbreak. Direct Relief has rapidly mobilized 40 tons of essential medical supplies and protective equipment for health workers responding to Ebola. This includes more than 2.3 million gloves, 65,000 masks, […]

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Direct Relief Joins White House Disaster Response and Recovery Demo Day

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The White House, through its initiative to advance innovation in disaster response and recovery, held its second annual demo day this week in Washington D.C. The event brought together leading technologists, entrepreneurs, and members of the disaster response community to showcase tools capable of making tangible impacts in the lives of survivors of large-scale emergencies. Among the experts in attendance, […]

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Calm before the Storms: Direct Relief Employs Data Analytics and Visualization Technologies to Expand Global Hurricane Preparedness

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Massive medical pre-positioning effort spans nine U.S. states, nine countries at risk of storms Advanced data analysis and visualization tools drive the pre-positioning of medical essentials Researchers at Direct Relief have identified U.S. populations most vulnerable to hurricanes SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 11, 2014 – With the 2014 hurricane season officially underway, humanitarian organization Direct Relief has expanded its extensive […]

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Direct Relief Earns CECP Directors’ Award for Corporate Humanitarian Collaboration with FedEx

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Combining corporate and nonprofit strengths enable millions of people in need to access health care SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 20, 2014 – CECP today presented its 2014 Directors’ Award to humanitarian aid organization Direct Relief at the annual CECP Summit in New York City for its collaboration with FedEx to help tens of millions of people in need in the […]

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Sanofi US Donates Record Number of Epinephrine Auto-injectors to Help People at Risk for Severe, Life-threatening Allergic Reactions

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Direct Relief to distribute product across America to nonprofit health centers, clinics, and allergy camps SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 1, 2014 – The Sanofi Foundation for North America has donated more than 90,000 Auvi-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) epinephrine auto-injectors to medical aid organization Direct Relief for distribution to nonprofit health centers, clinics, and allergy camps across the U.S. that care […]

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Three New Health Stations to Provide Care for 50,000 Philippines Typhoon Survivors

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With Philippines Health Secretary, Direct Relief and Health Futures Foundation, Inc. announce partnership for long-term recovery SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 11, 2014 – As part of its ongoing typhoon recovery efforts in the Philippines, medical aid organization Direct Relief announced Thursday a partnership with Philippine-based nonprofit Health Futures Foundation, Inc. to build and equip three new health stations that will […]

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