News publications and other organizations are encouraged to reuse Direct Relief-published content for free under a Creative Commons License (Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 International), given the republisher complies with the requirements identified below.

When republishing:

  • Include a byline with the reporter’s name and Direct Relief in the following format: "Author Name, Direct Relief." If attribution in that format is not possible, include the following language at the top of the story: "This story was originally published by Direct Relief."
  • If publishing online, please link to the original URL of the story.
  • Maintain any tagline at the bottom of the story.
  • With Direct Relief's permission, news publications can make changes such as localizing the content for a particular area, using a different headline, or shortening story text. To confirm edits are acceptable, please check with Direct Relief by clicking this link.
  • If new content is added to the original story — for example, a comment from a local official — a note with language to the effect of the following must be included: "Additional reporting by [reporter and organization]."
  • If republished stories are shared on social media, Direct Relief appreciates being tagged in the posts:
    • Twitter (@DirectRelief)
    • Facebook (@DirectRelief)
    • Instagram (@DirectRelief)

Republishing Images:

Unless stated otherwise, images shot by Direct Relief may be republished for non-commercial purposes with proper attribution, given the republisher complies with the requirements identified below.

  • Maintain correct caption information.
  • Credit the photographer and Direct Relief in the caption. For example: "First and Last Name / Direct Relief."
  • Do not digitally alter images.

Direct Relief often contracts with freelance photographers who usually, but not always, allow their work to be published by Direct Relief’s media partners. Contact Direct Relief for permission to use images in which Direct Relief is not credited in the caption by clicking here.

Other Requirements:

  • Do not state or imply that donations to any third-party organization support Direct Relief's work.
  • Republishers may not sell Direct Relief's content.
  • Direct Relief's work is prohibited from populating web pages designed to improve rankings on search engines or solely to gain revenue from network-based advertisements.
  • Advance permission is required to translate Direct Relief's stories into a language different from the original language of publication. To inquire, contact us here.
  • If Direct Relief requests a change to or removal of republished Direct Relief content from a site or on-air, the republisher must comply.

For any additional questions about republishing Direct Relief content, please email the team here.

Bhupi Singh

Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor

Bhupi Singh is the Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor of Direct Relief, directing and overseeing all operational and administrative activities of the organization.

Singh brings with him more than 25 years of experience in operations, finance, information technology, and human resources. Prior to joining Direct Relief, Singh was the Chief Financial Officer for Vernier Networks, a network access security company, and Avolent, a provider of eBilling enterprise application software.

Singh previously spent 15 years at Apple Computer, starting in Singapore and then working in various capacities for the company in the U.S., including as Senior Director of Finance for PC Products and Senior Director of Finance for Worldwide R&D. He left Apple to become CFO of LynuxWorks, a leader in the embedded software market. Prior to Avolent, Singh also served as CFO at Volera Inc., a content delivery and security networking software solution provider.

Singh holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Singapore, and he is a chartered management accountant in the United Kingdom and a certified public accountant for the Australian Society of Accountants. Since 1994, Singh has served as a founding trustee and treasurer of the Chardi Kalaa Sikh Community Center, a foundation dedicated to helping enhance the visibility of Sikhs in the United States.