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18 Countries Receive Aid, Including Ukraine

Direct Relief's Humanitarian Activity for the week of 06/24/2022 - 07/01/2022


Operational Update

Medical aid is staged and prepared for shipment to Ukraine. (Lara Cooper/Direct Relief)

Over the past seven days, Direct Relief delivered 330 shipments of requested medical aid to 40 U.S. states and territories and 18 countries worldwide, including Ukraine.

The shipments contained 9.8 million defined daily doses of medication, including mental health medications, antibiotics, chronic disease medications, nutritional products, insulin, and cancer treatments.


Since February 24, Direct Relief has provided medical aid weighing more than 1.5 million pounds, or 750 tons, with more on the way. Over the past seven days, shipments including cardiovascular medications, insulin, and antibiotics departed Direct Relief’s warehouse in California, bound for Ukraine.

This week, 52 tons of critical medical aid transported by FedEx arrived safely in Warsaw, Poland, for distribution to health facilities in Ukraine. Aid aboard the FedEx Express Boeing 777 cargo aircraft included substantial quantities of emergency medicines and supplies, including health kits, trauma and wound care items, chronic disease and chemical exposure medications, and antibiotics. All items were provided at the request of, and approved by, Ukraine’s Ministry of Health and local Ukrainian organizations.

52 tons of medical aid arrives in Warsaw, Poland, on June 26, 2022, for last-mile distribution to health facilities in Ukraine. FedEx donated the charter transportation, free of charge. (FedEx photo)

Operational Snapshot


This week, outside the U.S., Direct Relief shipped more than 9.1 million defined daily doses of medication.

Countries that received medical aid over the past week included:

  • Ukraine
  • Uganda
  • Syria
  • Ecuador
  • Guatemala
  • Yemen
  • Morocco
  • India

Direct Relief delivered 309 shipments containing 722,433 million doses of medications over the past week to organizations, including the following:

• Temple Community Free Clinic, Inc., Texas
• Community Care Center, North Carolina
• ODA Primary Care Health Center, New York
• Wasatch Homeless Health Care dba Fourth Street Clinic, Utah
• LaSante Health Center, New York

  • Siloam Family Health Center, Tennessee
  • The Floating Hospital, New York
  • Southwestern Diabetic Foundation Camp Sweeney, Texas
  • Northwest Michigan Health Services, Inc. Traverse City Clinic, Michigan
  • Ironbound Community Health Center, Inc., New Jersey


Since January 1, 2022, Direct Relief has delivered 9,822 shipments to 1,700 healthcare organizations in 52 U.S. states and territories and 79 countries.

These shipments contained 317.2 million defined daily doses of medication valued at $1.1 billion (wholesale) and weighing 8.9 million lbs.


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