Posts Tagged Emergency Response

Fiji: Cyclone Daphne Shipment Sent

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A 53-foot truck filled to capacity with critically-needed medicines just left the Direct Relief warehouse and is on its way to partners in Fiji, where Cyclone Daphne has severely impacted the island nation. These medicines will be distributed to 8 hospitals, 40 health centers, and 16 nursing stations – all of which are providing medical care to people affected by […]

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$280,000 in Aid Delivered to Midwest Communities Struck by Tornadoes

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Santa Barbara, CA (March 6, 2012):  Immediately after the storms hit last week, Direct Relief USA began providing medical assistance to the Midwest communities impacted by the deadly tornadoes.  The first shipments of medical supplies – including tetanus vaccines, first-aid, and chronic care medications — are being used by health facilities in Kansas and Southern Illinois to help the many […]

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Emergency Tornado Aid Arrives. More On The Way.

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Direct Relief has rushed $286,000 of medications and medical supplies to nonprofit community health centers and clinics caring for injured and displaced persons throughout the Midwest in response to last week’s deadly storms and tornados. As the severe storms unfolded, Direct Relief alerted nonprofit clinic and health center members of the Direct Relief Network in Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, […]

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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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Alabama Tornado Response

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In response to the recent tornadoes that struck Alabama, we reached out to our partner network in the affected areas. Three requests have been fulfilled for the American Diabetes Association who is coordinating relief efforts with public health officials of the Emergency Management Association in Jefferson County. Items that have been requested include personal care products, insulin syringes, nutritionals, test […]

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