Emergency Response

Hurricane Irma Blasts Through Caribbean, Leaving Destruction in Wake as Florida Braces for Landfall

Hurricane Irma churned a violent path through the Caribbean this week, decimating several island nations in its path, causing extreme damage. Seven […]

As Hurricane Irma Approaches, Life-saving Medicine Staged Across Florida, Caribbean

As Hurricane Irma advances, Direct Relief is communicating with the Florida Association of Community Health Centers, as well as the Asociacion de […]

Direct Relief Sends Next Wave of Vaccines and Other Cold-Chain Medicine to Texas

Many people are returning to a “new normal” after Hurricane Harvey left a destructive path across the state last month.  As clinicians […]

On Heels of Harvey, Direct Relief Readies Response to Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma, now a life-threatening Category 5 hurricane, continues to gather strength in the Caribbean. As the storm barrels northward, communities from […]

Emergency Response Update: Hurricane Harvey (9/4/17)

Being able to plug in and move fast has been a great benefit because conditions in Texas include some particular health challenges. […]

Hurricane Harvey: Direct Relief Pledges Emergency Funding for National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics

Direct Relief, in partnership with the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC), announced today an initial $150,000 pool of funds […]