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Direct Relief Offers Medical Aid in Response to Record Flooding in Tennessee

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Direct Relief USA is tapping into its standing inventory to equip partner clinics in Tennessee with medical aid needed following record flooding this month. Direct Relief’s emergency response team is coordinating efforts with national and state clinic associations, including the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) and the Tennessee Primary Care Association (TPCA) to determine and fill needs. According to Mollie […]

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Direct Relief Offering Aid to Partners in Mississippi After Tornado Strikes

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Direct Relief USA is reaching out to partners at the local, state, and national level to offer medical aid in response to the devastating tornado that struck Mississippi yesterday. USA program staff is contacting the National Association of Community Health Centers as well as partner clinics in the region to assess their needs in treating people injured in the tornado, which as reportedly left 10 people […]

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Direct Relief Offers Assistance in Response to 7.2-Magnitude Earthquake in Baja California

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Direct Relief International has contacted several partners today to offer medical material aid in response to the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck this afternoon in Baja California, Mexico. Early this evening, Direct Relief reached out to partners in Southern California, including Mountain Health & Community Services and the Council of Community Clinics in San Diego County to offer assistance as needed. Direct Relief […]

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478 Community Clinics in 49 States Receiving Needed H1N1 Protective Supplies

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Direct Relief USA is providing 478 clinics in 49 states with needed H1N1 protective items to help clinic workers stay healthy and on the job through flu season. This morning, staff at Direct Relief International’s 60,000 square-foot headquarters and warehouse will complete the packing of nearly 500 large cartons of supplies weighing approximately five tons. Friday’s shipments, to be delivered […]

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Direct Relief Extends Aid to Central America and Additional U.S. Partners as Ida Makes U.S. Landfall Today

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Deploying its stand-by inventory of hurricane-response medical material aid, Direct Relief International is airlifting consignments today to partners in El Salvador, Nicaragua, and the U.S. treating people affected by Tropical Storm Ida. Based on conversations with partners Sunday and early Monday, specific needs have been identified and consignments are being built for delivery Tuesday and Wednesday. Ida makes landfall in […]

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Direct Relief USA’s Pre-Positioned Aid Readies Gulf State Partners for Hurricane Ida

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Delivered to 25 clinics and health centers across the Gulf States in June, Direct Relief USA’s Hurricane Prep Packs stand at the ready as Hurricane Ida threatens the U.S. The Category 2 storm, carrying winds of up to 100 mph, is expected to bring heavy rains and flooding from Texas to Florida. Today, Direct Relief has also offered its reserve inventory of […]

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