Emergency Response

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 […]

Flooding in Sri Lanka: Direct Relief Ships Emergency Medical Aid

More than 200 people are dead and over 100 missing, after severe flooding devastated the southwestern region of Sri Lanka in late May. The […]

Threatened Communities Stocked with Emergency Medicine at Hurricane Season’s Start

With the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season officially underway, Direct Relief announced it is prepositioning emergency medicine and medical supplies in nine vulnerable […]