Emergency Response

Emergency Update: Direct Relief Readies Response to Tennessee Wildfires


Three people have died in #Tennessee as the fire rages on. Video: Chris Higgins Photography pic.twitter.com/ntPYXcubsv — WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) November 30, 2016 […]

Tropical Storm Otto Expected to Make Landfall in Central America; Direct Relief Ready to Assist

Tropical Storm Otto is making its way towards Nicaragua, Costa Rica and other countries in the region.

  Tropical Storm Otto is on track to hit southern Nicaragua or northern Costa Rica on Thanksgiving Day. As of Wednesday morning, Otto was about […]

Direct Relief to Provide ASEAN Disaster Relief Agency with Prepositioned Medical Aid

Medical shipments for Typhoon Haiyan were transported to the Phillipines in the wake of the devastating 2013 storm. An agreement signed Thursday will allow Direct Relief to respond faster to emergencies in Southeast Asia.

Direct Relief will now be playing an even larger role in emergency response in Southeast Asia, thanks to an agreement signed Thursday […]

Hurricane Matthew: The Response Continues

Access to clean water remains a significant obstacle in post-Matthew Haiti.

More than a month has passed since Hurricane Matthew roared through the Caribbean and the U.S., devastating entire communities. The full extent […]

In Haiti and Throughout the World, The Work Continues


As the full measure of Hurricane Matthew’s devastation in Haiti is realized, Direct Relief remains committed – both in Haiti and throughout […]

Ecuador Earthquake: 6 Month Update on Direct Relief’s Response


On April 16, 2016, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador’s northern Pacific coast, resulting in more than 650 deaths, thousands of injuries, […]


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