Emergency Response

Direct Relief Partners with Nepal’s Ministry of Health in Response to Deadly Flooding

Days of relentless rains, which began on Aug.11, 2017, have caused extensive flooding and deadly landslides throughout southern Nepal. The rains are […]

Cholera in Yemen on Track to Kill More People Than Ebola Did in Guinea

  A cholera epidemic is exploding in war-torn Yemen. At its current pace this easily treatable disease could soon kill more people […]

Direct Relief Responding to Sierra Leone in Wake of Deadly Flooding

Several hundred people are reported dead with many more missing after a devastating series of mudslides and floods ripped through communities in and […]

After the Quake, the Gift of Sight

During the course of the three-day medical mission in Bahrabise, Nepal, the CHEERS team provided free medical treatment to over 2,000 Nepalis, with […]

Emergency Update: Direct Relief’s Response to the Syrian Crisis Continues

As enduring turmoil and devastation in Syria persist, Direct Relief remains committed to supporting health care for refugees and those living within the country’s […]

‘Heroin Was Home to Me’: One Woman’s Journey from Addict to ‘Champion of Recovery’

(Editor’s note: This story is the first in a series.) The teenager told her mother she had the flu. The 16-year-old locked […]