Emergency Response

Cyclone Winston Response, Fiji: Learning from history to predict and respond to devastating climactic events.

Cyclone Winston is reported to be the strongest storm system ever recorded in the southern hemisphere, and the devastation it caused to […]

Emergency Update: Tropical Cyclone Winston Bears Down on Fiji

As Cyclone Winston bears down on Fiji with category 5 intensity, Direct Relief has emergency medical supplies prepositioned on the island, ready to deploy. […]

Syrian Refugees, And The Need for Preventative Health Care

Direct Relief Providing Care for Syrian Refugees

Direct Relief has signed a grant agreement to support The Royal Health Awareness Society (RHAS) in its efforts to extend preventive health […]

Zika Virus: Emergency Update

James Gathany – PHIL, CDC Zika Virus: A mosquito-borne virus that is linked to multiple health issues, such as Guillain-Barré syndrome and microcephaly in […]

Direct Relief Responds to Weather Emergencies Across U.S.

Severe weather continues to threaten much of the U.S., with Missouri now experiencing record flooding from a surging Mississippi River. The floods […]

Emergency Update: Tornadoes, Storms Sweep Across U.S.

Home destroyed in Ashland, MS

Direct Relief’s Response Updated: 04:32 p.m. PT, 12/28/15 — A series of severe storms, along with deadly tornadoes, flash floods, and blizzard […]