Syrian NGOs Respond in Wake of Douma Attacks

Direct Relief is supporting Syria Relief and Development and other groups providing medical care for the thousands fleeing escalating violence in Douma and the broader region of Eastern Ghouta.

Direct Relief Establishes 1/9 Victims Fund to Assist Montecito Community

Direct Relief has committed an initial $500,000 to the 1/9 Victims Fund, a distinct fund established for the sole purpose of providing direct financial assistance to people affected by the January 9 debris flow in Montecito.

Forbes Ranks Direct Relief among the Top Ten U.S. Charities of 2017 

In the Forbes ranking, Direct Relief earned a perfect score of 100 percent in fundraising efficiency (percent of private donations remaining after fundraising expenses) and a 99 percent rating for its charitable commitment (charitable services as a percent of total expenses).

Charity Navigator: “Ten of the Best Charities”

Direct Relief ranks No. 1 on Charity Navigator’s 2018 list of top-rated charities, measured by financial performance, accountability, and transparency.


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Mapping Medical Aid
Direct Relief July 1, 2017