Emergency Response

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 […]

Emergency Update: Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Sigli in Aceh Province, Indonesia, on Wednesday, and Direct Relief is working to coordinate shipments to the […]

Emergency Update: Direct Relief Readies Response to Tennessee Wildfires

Three people have died in #Tennessee as the fire rages on. Video: Chris Higgins Photography pic.twitter.com/ntPYXcubsv — WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) November 30, 2016 […]

Tropical Storm Otto Expected to Make Landfall in Central America; Direct Relief Ready to Assist

  Tropical Storm Otto is on track to hit southern Nicaragua or northern Costa Rica on Thanksgiving Day. As of Wednesday morning, Otto was about […]

Direct Relief to Provide ASEAN Disaster Relief Agency with Prepositioned Medical Aid

Direct Relief will now be playing an even larger role in emergency response in Southeast Asia, thanks to an agreement signed Thursday […]