Emergency Response

Medical Aid Offered to Evacuees of Oroville Dam Area

Nearly 200,000 people have been told to evacuate the area surrounding the Oroville Dam in Northern California. Many were forced to leave their […]

The Challenge of Bringing Humanitarian Aid into Places of Conflict

How do you send a package to someone you don’t know, who has no address in an area with no government infrastructure […]

As Deadly Tornadoes Ravage Gulf Coast, Direct Relief Sends Critical Shipments to Region

NBC News on Twitter See the widespread damage in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, where a tornado killed at least four people https://t.co/YTOPJbFZbv https://t.co/kqiMXQgyr1 A […]

Haiti Receives 82 Tons of Urgently Needed Medical Aid

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 28, 2016 – Direct Relief today airlifted 82 tons of medical aid to Haiti to help treat cholera […]

Emergency Update: Powerful Earthquake Strikes Off Chilean Coast

A powerful 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck off Chile’s coast Sunday morning, triggering tsunami warnings and prompting evacuation orders for coastal areas. Those […]

As Syrian Civil War Wages On, Direct Relief Aids Refugees in Country and Beyond

Nearly 5 million people have fled Syria since the beginning of the country’s civil war nearly six years ago, a conflict the […]