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Direct Relief Sends Emergency Shipment to Illinois

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In response to the continuing tornadoes and storms pounding the Midwest, Direct Relief USA has expanded its emergency outreach to 100 nonprofit community clinics in the affected areas and today shipped emergency medical supplies in response to a request from Community Health Ministry in Wamego, Kansas, which is serving more than 70 displaced families and individuals staying in shelters. Two […]

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Assistance Sent to Storm-Affected Partners

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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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Delivering Urgently Needed Medical Aid to Rutland Flood Victims

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Today Direct Relief sent a shipment of wound-care supplies, personal hygiene items, masks, gloves, baby products, supplies to treat diabetes, and other medications for patients at Rutland Free Clinic in Rutland, VT. The clinic is coordinating relief efforts with their neighboring communities, the Killington Command Center, the Chittenden Fire Department, and Rutland Flood, a relief group set up in Rutland […]

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Requested Aid Shipping to Texas

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Direct Relief is delivering a shipment of personal hygiene items and eye-care supplies to Sacred Heart Community Clinic in Round Rock, TX, to assist those affected by the recent wildfires. Many community members are seeking refuge in temporary shelters set up in churches and schools as hundreds of thousands of acres are scorched in the region, according to news reports. […]

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Direct Relief Providing Aid for Partners Responding to Wildfires

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Direct Relief is responding to urgent requests for medical aid from partners affected by wildfires in Texas, around Bastrop. According to news reports, four people have been killed and more than 1,000 homes have been destroyed in the fires, which have scorched more than 120,000 acres. Staff at Sacred Heart Community Clinic in Round Rock, TX, reports that they have […]

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Reaching Out to Vermont Partners Affected by Irene

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With Hurricane Irene causing heavy flooding in Vermont and North Carolina, communication remains challenging, but Direct Relief’s emergency response team has focused on contacting partners in the states to offer emergency medical aid over the last few days. Direct Relief has offered assistance to Rutland Free Clinic it reported that its basement was flooded, with three feet of water and […]

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