Emergency Response

Puerto Rico Crisis: Direct Relief Commits Initial $300,000 Cash to Bolster Community Health Centers

Direct Relief today committed an initial $250,000 in cash for community health centers in Puerto Rico to aid recovery efforts in Hurricane […]

The Real Risks in Puerto Rico Have Only Just Begun

Key Factors: Warmer Weather = More Emergency Room Visits: The medium-term weather forecast is not looking favorable to the health of Puerto […]

Urgently Needed Hemophilia Treatment Drugs Delivered to Puerto Rico Pediatric Hospital

A shipment of life-saving medicine for children with hemophilia was delivered to a Puerto Rico hospital on Thursday, just hours before the […]

With Volcano Threatening Eruption, Direct Relief Sends Respiratory Supplies, Medical Aid to Vanuatu

Thousands of residents have been evacuated as two volcanoes, one in Indonesia and one in Vanuatu, threaten to explode. About 11,000 people living […]

With Need for Medicine Critical in Puerto Rico, Direct Relief Responds with Key Aid

Even as communication remains limited to Puerto Rico in Hurricane Maria’s aftermath, the first wave of medical shipments are leaving Direct Relief’s […]

Morelos After the Quake: Hope and Generosity Amid Devastation

Norma Soberanes was at a funeral, along with many of her neighbors in the village of Hueyapan, Morelos, 30 miles south of […]