Chemical-Weapons Antidotes, Protective Gear Delivered to Syrian Doctors

Recent shipments include more than 10,000 doses of antidote for sarin and other nerve agents of the type used in the April 4 chemical attack on the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun.

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

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

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.

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.

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Direct Relief December 1, 2016