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FedEx Airlifts Two Planeloads of Relief for Nepal

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Thanks to a generous donation by FedEx, a Nepal-bound airlift left the Memphis World Hub today with $15 million in medical supplies from Direct Relief. The charter carries aid from three relief organizations – Direct Relief, Heart to Heart, and Water Missions. The plane from Memphis will land in Dubai, U.A.E, where it will meet additional relief supplies. Teams on the ground […]

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Nepal Earthquake Response: Update 5/5

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Situation overview: The April 25th earthquake and subsequent aftershocks that struck Nepal have resulted in 7,365 deaths and left approximately 14,300 people with injuries. More than fifty percent of the country’s 79 districts are affected. Gorkha and Sindhupalchok districts each report that only ten percent of buildings are undamaged (LCT 02/05/2015). The district hospitals in Bidur, Chautara, Dhunche and Ramechhap are damaged and need long-term support […]

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Direct Relief Grants $100,000 to One Heart World-Wide for Health Program

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Direct Relief International is granting at least $100,000 to One Heart World-Wide (OHW) to launch a maternal and child health program in partnership with Qinghai University Hospital in Xining, China. The grant will help One Heart provide life-saving services to at-risk women and children in Tibet who have been devastated by the recent 6.9-earthquake that killed an estimated 2,000 people and damaged […]

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Direct Relief Partner One Heart Reports from Tibet

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Arlene Samen, the founder and CEO of One Heart World-Wide, is in Tibet responding to the recent earthquake, supported by funds from Direct Relief. One Heart’s medical team has been working in Tibet for several years and plans to open a special maternal and child health clinic there. Monday, April 19 We arrived late Saturday night and spent most of Sunday […]

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Direct Relief Commits Up to $100,000 for Qinghai Quake Relief

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Direct Relief International has allocated up to $100,000 in cash to support the emergency response in China and Tibet following the earthquake in Qinghai Province yesterday.  A portion of those funds will finance the travel of three partner groups sending medical and assessment teams into the affected region, including Yushu. Direct Relief is coordinating with Amitabha Foundation, One HEART, and Mercy Relief, which […]

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