Emergency Response

Direct Relief Delivers Chemical-Weapons Antidotes, Protective Gear Requested by Syrian Doctors

Direct Relief has shipped the first of three batches of nerve agent antidotes and protective gear to Syria to help shield Syrian […]

Direct Relief Ships Emergency Aid to Oklahoma After Tornado Strikes

A tornado tore through Elk City, Oklahoma earlier this week, destroying at least 50 homes and causing severe damage to dozens of buildings. […]

From the Front Lines, Missouri Highlands Health Care

Devastating floods struck Doniphan, 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 […]