Emergency Response

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 […]

Remembering a Lost Nepal

Direct Relief Staff Responds to Nepal Earthquake

Part of my childhood was spent in Baglung, then a small village in western Nepal with a wonderful view of Dhawalagiri, the […]