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Direct Relief Delivers $1 Million in Aid to Indonesia for Quake Response

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Matt MacCalla, Direct Relief program officer for Asia, is in Padang assessing the continually changing needs following a devastating series of earthquakes that hit Indonesia in early October. Immediately following the initial quake, Direct Relief airlifted an emergency consignment of medical supplies valued at $976,200 to longtime partner Muhammadiyah, one of Indonesia’s largest civic organizations, and accelerated a $60,000 grant […]

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Providing Additional $2.1 Million of Emergency Medical Aid to Java

Nearly 50 days after the Indonesia earthquake in Yogyakarta, Direct Relief International this week provided two additional provisions of medical material aid worth over $2.1 million (wholesale) to Muhammadiyah, Indonesia’s largest civic organization for its earthquake relief response. Direct Relief has responded by providing $4.5 million (wholesale) of medical material aid and over $136,000 in three targeted cash grants to […]

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$1.7 Million Worth of Emergency Medical Aid to Java

Direct Relief International this week provided two of its earthquake relief partners Australian Aid International (AAI) and CHF International with $1.7 million (wholesale) worth of medical material aid. The four tons of medical material was flown to Indonesia on Tuesday, June 13 and will be distributed on Thursday, June 16 in Indonesia. In response to the changing medical needs of […]

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Staff Story: Situation Report from Indonesia

This is a personal “From the Field” story by Direct Relief Employee Annie Maxwell and Emergency Coordinator Brett Williams. The Indonesian people have responded to the tragic loss of life and extensive displacement with tremendous resolve. Our arrival in Yogyakarta three days ago coincided with the arrival of the emergency medical shipment that had been packed and air-shipped.; Clearance of the […]

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Indonesia Earthquake Assistance Update

Chief of Staff Annie Maxwell and Emergency Coordinator Brett Williams reported from Yogyakarta today the increasing anxiety on the ground over whether Mt. Merapi will erupt. Yogyakarta is 30 km (18.6 miles) away from the Merapi, while Bantul which was the epicenter of the quake is 35 km (21.7 miles) away. The mountain’s lava dome has swelled, raising concerns that […]

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Amgen Funds Emergency Patient Transport, Surgical and Clinic Needs in Java

Direct Relief International today received a pledge from the Amgen Foundation for an emergency grant of $100,000 in response to the deadly May 27 earthquake that struck Java. In turn, Direct Relief International provided the entire amount to fund emergency needs for patient transport and surgical items in the frontline hospital caring for victims of the quake. Direct Relief also […]

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