Emergency Update: Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

Direct Relief is coordinating the delivery of aid in response to a 6.5-magnitude earthquake that struck Indonesia on Wednesday.

Hurricane Matthew: The Response Continues

Direct Relief delivers critical medical aid in the weeks since the hurricane roared through the Caribbean and the U.S.

Syrian Refugee Crisis: Direct Relief’s Response

Since the Syrian Refugee Crisis began, Direct Relief has provided more than $15 million in medical aid to affected populations.

Charity Navigator: “Ten of the Best Charities”

Direct Relief ranks No. 1 on Charity Navigator’s 2016 list of top-rated charities, measured by financial performance, accountability, and transparency.

The Mission: Improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations by mobilizing and providing essential medical resources need for their care.
Four Star Rating on Charity Navigator

Mapping Medical Aid

See Where the Aid Goes

Precisely track Direct Relief’s donations of medical aid on a map. Data updates daily.

rated 100% efficient by forbes

Top Charity Ratings

Forbes has rated Direct Relief as “100% efficient” and among the 20 most efficient charities in the U.S.


The world’s leading corporations and institutions work with Direct Relief.

Direct Relief January 22, 2015