Emergency Response

Direct Relief Ships Critical Aid to Peru in Wake of Persistent, Deadly Flooding

Two dozen pallets of requested medicines and medical supplies are bound for healthcare facilities in Peru, where unrelenting rains and deadly flooding over […]

Direct Relief Aims to Alleviate Medical Pressures from War, Famine in South Sudan

The tragedy of South Sudan is among the most well-known in humanitarian and foreign policy circles. Established to great fanfare and aid […]

Emergency Update: Northern California Flooding

On Feb. 24, 2017, in response to requests from Lake County Public Health and Santa Clara County Better Health Pharmacy in San Jose, […]

Emergency Update: Helping Louisiana Communities Recover in Tornadoes’ Devastating Wake

Six tornadoes tore through Louisiana on Feb. 7, leaving trails of devastation that stretch as far as 23 miles across. Thirty-nine people […]

Oroville Dam Crisis: With Evacuation Orders Lifted, Direct Relief Coordinates with State Officials on Response

As a long-serving member of the California Emergency Management Agency’s Business and Utility Operations Center (BUOC) — an association of private, public […]

Louisiana Floods: Six Month Update on Direct Relief’s Response

In 2016, floodwaters damaged or destroyed the homes of tens of thousands of Louisiana residents. To assist in the recovery, Direct Relief sent 139 shipments […]