Emergency Response

Emergency Update: Chile Earthquake

Tsunami Warning Map

UPDATED 9/17: A powerful 8.3 earthquake struck Chile at 7:54 PM local time, Sept. 16,  prompting more than one million people to evacuate […]

California Wildfires: Lake, Napa, and Sonoma Counties

Direct Relief WildFire Map

  With 61,000 acres already burned, 400 homes destroyed, and 23,000 people displaced, the Valley and Butte wildfires continue to blaze across […]

Emergency Update: Tropical Storm Erika

Tropical storm Erika

Update – 9/18: In response to the damage caused by Tropical Storm Erica, Direct Relief shipped an emergency health module to Dominica […]

Open Data: Nepal Earthquake 2015

Open Data - Nepal Earthquake Complete

While the availability of open data can assist disaster recovery efforts, too much of it can be overwhelming. Such was the case following […]

Situation Report: Mt. Cotopaxi, Volcano, Ecuador

Cotopaxi Volcano, Ecuador Credit - NASA

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has declared a state of emergency as Cotopaxi volcano shows increasing signs of activity. Cotopaxi is 35 miles […]

Myanmar: Flooding and Landslides

myanmar_flooding_2015_map

Situation Report 8/6: The Government of Myanmar has appealed for international assistance in the form of both cash and in kind donations […]