Emergency Response

Emergency Update: Direct Relief’s Response to the Syrian Crisis Continues

As enduring turmoil and devastation in Syria persist, Direct Relief remains committed to supporting health care for refugees and those living within the country’s […]

‘Heroin Was Home to Me’: One Woman’s Journey from Addict to ‘Champion of Recovery’

(Editor’s note: This story is the first in a series.) The teenager told her mother she had the flu. The 16-year-old locked […]

Emergency Update: Santa Barbara County Wildfires

Direct Relief has offered emergency assistance to the Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Services and Public Health Department in response to […]

Cholera Treatment Kits Provide Inexpensive, Yet Life-saving, Medical Aid to Those in Crisis

Direct Relief is shipping cholera treatment kits to Yemen, where over 200,000 suspected cholera cases have been reported across the country. That […]

As Tropical Storm Cindy Barrels Across Gulf, Emergency Supplies Ready

(Editor’s note: This story was updated on June 22, 2017, at 9:45 a.m.) As Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall Thursday morning, the storm […]

Direct Relief Bolsters Yemeni Hospitals with Much-Needed Medicines

Almost 5,000 pounds of medical aid from Direct Relief was sent to Yemen last week, including critical medicines and supplies requested by healthcare […]