Emergency Response

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 […]

Nepal’s Critical Drug Shortage: HIV Meds Shouldn’t Be This Hard To Get

Photo: Shanti Tamang Lama

At the age of 13, Shanti Tamang Lama, a young woman from central Nepal, was drugged and imprisoned in a brothel in […]

Emergency Update: Floods ~ Chennai, India

chennai airport

After a month of heavy rains in India, a powerful tropical depression has escalated the situation. The downpour has inundated much of […]

Nepal’s Critical Drug Shortage: Direct Relief Sends Emergency Airlift

Direct Relief's Warehouse

In response to an urgent request from the Ministry of Health and Population in Nepal to address a critical drug shortage caused […]

El Niño: Mapping Health Risks for California’s Most Vulnerable

El Nino Story Map

A geospatial analysis by Direct Relief has identified communities in California’s Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Yolo, Lake, and Trinity counties as facing […]