From California to Madagascar: Direct Relief in 2017


Doctors take care of patients as part of a medical volunteer campaign supported by Vida Peru, Direct Releif among other organizations, to help villagers affected by floods, in Cura Mori, Piura on April 8, 2017.

In 2017, Direct Relief supported locally-run healthcare facilities in more than 90 countries and across all 50 U.S. states, while responding to disasters on a scale unprecedented in the organization’s 70-year history.

The following timeline offers a snapshot of Direct Relief’s humanitarian activities in 2017 – activities that were possible only because people, companies and organizations joined the effort as never before.

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