Emergency Response

FedEx, Direct Relief, Heart to Heart International, Miami HEAT and Golden State Warriors Team Up For Hurricane Irma Critical Relief

MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 15, 2017—More than $11 million worth of critical aid is in the hands of relief workers in Florida and […]

Hurricane Community Health Fund Established to Bolster Health Safety Net in Texas, Florida

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017 — Direct Relief today announced the creation of the Hurricane Community Health Fund, a collaboration among […]

After Earthquake Devastation in Oaxaca, Hurricane Max Raises New Fears

JUCHITÁN DE ZARAGOZA – A tropical storm on Mexico’s southwestern coast has just been upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane. Hurricane Max […]

Mexico Earthquake: Direct Relief Commits Initial $100,000 Cash to Emergency Response

MEXICO CITY — As the massive damage, tragic loss of life, and extensive injuries from last week’s magnitude 8.1 earthquake in Mexico come into focus, Direct […]

Hurricane Irma Response Spans Florida, Caribbean, in Far-Reaching Effort

Hurricane Irma’s blustery presence is beginning to recede across Florida and the Caribbean, and the deadly storm is leaving many to pick up […]

With Mexican Communities Still in Shock Post-Earthquake, Medical Aid Channels Opening in Oaxaca

JUCHITAN, OAXACA – Driving into Juchitán de Zaragoza, one of the first things in view is a Volkswagen service station that has collapsed on […]