Emergency Response

7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Southern Mexico

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake was reported in Oaxaca, Mexico, Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake occurred 10 miles from […]

In Houston’s Most Diverse Neighborhoods, Clinics See More Patients Than Ever After Harvey

Yen Ly first came to the HOPE Clinic in the Alief neighborhood of west Houston in 2011. By then, she and her husband had […]

Direct Relief Commits $300,000 to Survivors, Families of Victims Lost in the 1/9 Montecito Debris Flow

One Hundred Percent of Funds Contributed to the 1/9 Victims Fund Will Support Qualified Individuals Direct Relief today announced an initial commitment […]

Cyclone Gita Sweeps through South Pacific with Category 4 Winds

A Category 4 cyclone swept through the island kingdom of Tonga Monday, and now residents and officials are working to assess the […]

Direct Relief Commits $250,000 in Funds to Assist Rohingya Refugees, Makes Full Medical Inventory Available for Relief Efforts

In response to the Rohingya refugee crisis and in advance of the upcoming monsoon season, Direct Relief committed an initial $250,000 in cash […]

Hurricane Maria Hit Close to Home for Puerto Rico Health Worker

All disasters are personal. That’s certainly the case for Yesenia Ortiz and her family. Their home in Arroyo was badly damaged when […]