Emergency Response

Pictures of Puerto Rico in Hurricane Maria’s Aftermath

Puerto Rico, home to 3.5 million people, almost half of whom live at or below poverty, suffered a crushing blow from Hurricane […]

Puerto Rico’s Gone Dark. Here’s What We Know.

Puerto Rico, home to 3.5 million people, almost half of whom live at or below poverty, suffered a crushing blow from Hurricane […]

Major Flooding in Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria Barrels over Island. Direct Relief Mobilizing Aid.

Hurricane Maria, a category 3 storm, is passing over Puerto Rico. Winds as high as 115 mph have uprooted trees and heavy […]

Scenes of Earthquake Damage from Mexico City Neighborhood Reveal City in Rescue Mode

Just moments before she and her students were thrown to the ground in a violent earthquake in Mexico City Tuesday, teacher Grace […]

As Mexico Reels from Deadly Earthquake, Direct Relief Mobilizes Support

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has struck central Mexico, collapsing buildings and creating havoc in the capital and nearby communities. More than 225 […]

Mexico City Rocked by 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake, Weeks After Devastating Temblor

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico City Tuesday afternoon, toppling structures and prompting evacuations throughout Mexico’s capital. The quake comes just weeks […]