Direct Relief Responding to Sierra Leone in Wake of Deadly Flooding

Direct Relief making medical inventory available as search and rescue efforts continue in communities devastated by flash flooding.

Cholera Treatment Kits Provide Inexpensive, Yet Lifesaving, Medical Aid to Those in Crisis

Direct Relief is shipping cholera treatment kits to Yemen, where over 200,000 suspected cholera cases have been reported across the country.

Opioid Epidemic: Preventing Overdose Deaths in the U.S.

Direct Relief delivers overdose-reversing Naloxone nationwide to community health providers.

Direct Relief Mexico: Creating a Channel for Low-Income Patients in Mexico to Receive Mexican-Made Medications

In the first major distribution through the pipeline, Direct Relief received 26.5 metric tons of medicine donated by Bayer.

Humanitarian Crisis: East Africa and Yemen

More than 20 million people are now at risk in East Africa, where ongoing armed conflict, depleted food supplies and disease outbreaks threaten survival.

Charity Navigator: “Ten of the Best Charities”

Direct Relief ranks No. 1 on Charity Navigator’s 2017 list of top-rated charities, measured by financial performance, accountability, and transparency.


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Mapping Medical Aid
Direct Relief July 1, 2017