Emergency Response

From the Front Lines, Missouri Highlands Health Care

Devastating floods struck Naylor, Missouri, a rural farming community in Ripley County, on April 30, 2017. Residents in the area quickly responded as […]

Direct Relief Provides $5.5 Million of Emergency Aid in Aftermath of Peru Floods

Even though floodwaters have receded, recovery continues in Peru. Heavy rains that spanned several months overwhelmed infrastructure in many areas, and flash floods killed […]

Emergency Health Supplies Dispatched to Flood-Ravaged Communities in South, Midwest

As flooding and storms continue to ravage the South and Midwest, Direct Relief is sending two emergency health kits, as well as […]

Emergency Update: Helping U.S. Communities Recover in Wake of 2017 Storms

Storms have torn through a large swath of the U.S. in 2017, with incidents including deadly flooding and devastating tornadoes. In late April, at least […]

After Nepal Earthquake, Road to Recovery Continues. So Does Direct Relief’s Commitment.

April 25, 2017, marked the second anniversary of a devastating earthquake in Nepal that killed nearly 9,000 people, injured more than 17,000, […]

Direct Relief Working to Protect Frontline Healthworkers from Deadly Gas Attacks in Syria

  Just hours after the deadly Sarin strike in Idlib Province on April 4, Direct Relief received an email from Dr. Ahmad […]