Emergency Response

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 […]

Caribbean Braces for Hurricane Maria as Response Continues in Irma Aftermath

After weathering Hurricane Irma just days ago, residents in the Caribbean are bracing for yet another potentially destructive threat gathering strength in […]

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 […]