Emergency Response

Emergency Response Update: South Carolina Floods, 10/6

South Carolina Floods Credit Ashyc123

While the skies cleared over South Carolina today for the first time in more than a week, the state still confronts steep […]

Hurricane Joaquin: U.S. East Coast, Bahamas

Hurricane Joaquin - Direct Relief Hurricane Map

Hurricane Joaquin has intensified to a category 4 storm over the Bahamas. With wind speeds as high as 130mph, Joaquin has caused […]

Tropical Cyclone Dujuan-15: Japan, Taiwan & China

EarthWind Isobaric Map - Cyclone Dujuan-15

A red alert has been issued for Tropical Cyclone Dujuan-15, which is tracking north-west towards China. The cyclone is predicted to strike […]

Valley Wildfire Update: Survivors Return Home, Assess Damage

Valley Fire Damage - Photo by Matthew Keys - Flickr

After nearly two weeks of intense fighting by more than 3,000 fire personnel, the Valley Wildfire is 80 percent contained. The fire […]

Emergency Response: California Wildfires, 9/21

Direct Relief Wildfire Response

Valley Wildfire Another 162 homes in Lake Country were lost this weekend to the Valley Wildfire, now 70 percent contained. The Valley […]

Emergency Response: Floods Displace Thousands in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Floods

Torrential rains in Sierra Leone this week caused widespread floods, resulting in at least seven deaths and the displacement of thousands. Many […]