Emergency Response

Ten Years Later: 2004 South Asian Earthquake and Tsunami

Tsunami Destruction

This week — December 26, 2014 — commemorates the 10-year anniversary of the South Asian earthquake and tsunami, one of the most devastating […]

Aid Delivered to Communities Affected by Typhoon Hagupit

Samar Provincial Hospital Distribution 1 PAInt

Direct Relief’s Emergency Response Team on the ground in the Philippines continues to deliver life-saving medicines in areas affected by Typhoon Hagupit […]

Bumi Wadah Continues Care in Wake of Typhoon Hagupit

Four new babies and their families prepare to go home from Bumi Wadah after a busy night following Typhoon Hagupit. Courtesy photo.

Following Typhoon Hagupit (known locally as Ruby) in the Philippines, Direct Relief received the below update from Robin Lim and her team […]

Typhoon Hagupit Update: Preparedness Pays Off

Emergency Medical Supplies Module

Direct Relief partner Leyte Provincial Hospital (LPH) broke open the typhoon module during the height of Typhoon Hagupit and they are now […]

Typhoon Hagupit: Delivering Emergency Medicines and Supplies Before a Disaster

Inspecting typhoon damage

With typhoon Hagupit about to make landfall in the Philippines it is a good time to reflect on the importance of both […]

Countdown to Landfall: Philippines Braces for Typhoon Hagupit

Direct Relief staff prepares for Typhoon in the Philippines

Super typhoon Hagupit (locally Ruby) is now in the Philippines area of responsibility and is due to make landfall in the north […]