Emergency Response

Tropical Cyclone Pam: Medical Needs Assessment Underway

Tropical Cyclone Pam Monitored on Direct Relief Hurricane Map

Vanuatu, Kiribati, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, and Fiji Cyclone Pam, which barreled across the central and southern islands of Vanuatu this week, […]

Cyclone Pam: Responding to Medical Needs in the South Pacific

Cyclone pam getty images

View image | gettyimages.com Direct Relief’s Emergency Response Team continues to reach out to partner organizations in the South Pacific following the […]

Category Five Cyclone Pam Barrels Across Pacific

Tropical Cyclone Pam Monitored on Direct Relief Hurricane Map

Barreling across the South Pacific, category five Tropical Cyclone Pam is due to pass east of Vanuatu’s capital, Port Vila, in the […]

How Japan Relief Efforts Four Years Ago are Helping Fight Ebola Today

Last Mile Health Medical Director John Ly shows community health workers on the frontlines of Ebola in Liberia how to use the surgical gown sets from Japan.

Four years ago, the magnitude 9.0 Tohoku Earthquake and subsequent tsunami and nuclear disaster battered northern Japan on March 11, killing more […]

From the Field: Community Health Workers Prove Paramount to Ebola Recovery

Community health workers with Wellbody Alliance are helping increase access to basic services as well as aiding the fight to stop Ebola.

A team from Direct Relief is traveling through West Africa to better understand the needs of health care partners and formulate long-term […]

Monitoring Medical Needs After 5.4 Earthquake in Pakistan

The circled area affected by the earthquake. Image by the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has reported that a magnitude 5.4 earthquake has struck Pakistan in the vicinity of Batgram district in […]