Emergency Response

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 […]

Hurricane Irma Battering Florida with High Winds, Storm Surge. Direct Relief Ready to Respond.

Hurricane Irma swept ashore in Florida Sunday morning, making landfall in the Florida Keys with powerful winds and significant storm surges. The […]

Who’s Most Vulnerable to Hurricane Irma? Those Vulnerable the Day Before

Hurricane Irma, the Category 4 hurricane moving at high speeds towards Florida, won’t affect all communities in the same way. The impact of […]

Direct Relief Staff Bound for Oaxaca, Mexico, in Wake of Devastating Earthquake

On Thursday, Sept. 7, the Mexico City-based team of Direct Relief was busy preparing for Hurricane Katia—the category 3 hurricane expected to […]