Healthy People. Better World.

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Direct Relief staff prepare medical supplies for shipment from Direct Relief's Santa Barbara warehouse to Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, after Super Typhoon Yutu damaged many homes and health facilities in October 2018. (Lara Cooper/Direct Relief)
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Relief Done Right

Direct Relief works in the U.S. and internationally to equip doctors and nurses with life-saving medical resources to care for the world's most vulnerable people.

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An international network of trusted partners enables Direct Relief to assess immediate healthcare needs, understand the situation on the ground, and respond quickly and efficiently when a disaster strikes.