Posts Tagged Vietnam

Aid Bound for Philippines to Help Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

Esri map - tracking route

More than 1.5 tons of emergency medicine and medical supplies – valued at $275,000 – are en route to the Philippines, with more on the way, as Direct Relief’s Emergency Team continues to monitor health-related needs following Super Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) – the most powerful storm to ever make landfall. The typhoon battered the island nation early Friday […]

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Medical Aid Delivering to Vietnam to Help Flood Displaced


To assist people affected by massive flooding in Vietnam, Direct Relief International is sending an emergency air shipment of medical aid to Marie Stopes International (MSI) Vietnam. The shipment of specifically requested and donated products includes Ensure from Abbott and the antibiotics erythromycin and ceftin from GlaxoSmithKline. According to news reports, in the past month more than 150 people have […]

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Direct Relief Extends Assistance to Partners in Vietnam Responding to Flooding


Direct Relief International is coordinating with partners in Vietnam to provide medical aid to support the emergency response to flooding there. Marie Stopes International (MSI) Vietnam representatives report that two of their clinics, in the central provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh have been badly affected, as have the people of those provinces. “As the heavy rain started after […]

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Emergency Aid Expands to Vietnam in Ketsana’s Wake

Typhoon Ketsana Emergency Shipment

Direct Relief is airlifting medical aid to Vietnam, which was struck by Typhoon Ketsana (“Ondoy”) today. Considered the worst typhoon in 30 years, Ketsana has killed 23 in Vietnam and forced more than 170,000 people in six central provinces to evacuate after causing vast devastation in the Philippines last weekend. The emergency consignment includes antibiotics, analgesics, wound-care supplies, and equipment […]

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