Emergency Response

Monitoring Typhoon Hagupit as it Approaches the Philippines

Direct Relief’s Emergency Response Team is monitoring Typhoon Hagupit (locally known as Ruby), as it approaches the Philippines. On its current trajectory, […]

NY & NJ Mobile Medical Units to Receive Emergency Packs

Every health center-based mobile medical unit in New York and New Jersey will soon be equipped with a Direct Relief Emergency Medical […]

63 People Survived Ebola Today, a Hospital in Sierra Leone Reports

Mom + 2 wk baby survivor

63 people left the Hastings Treatment Center in Sierra Leone today Ebola free, according to staff at the Medical Research Centre. Direct Relief works […]

Typhoon Haiyan: Recovery Efforts Continue One Year Later

Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) – the strongest storm on record to ever hit land – battered the Philippines on Nov. 8, 2013, causing […]

Physician Spotlight: Caring for Philippines Typhoon Survivors One Year Later

When asked how she has coped for the last year since Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) devastated the Philippines, Chief of Ormoc District Hospital, […]

Ebola Response: Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Grants $1 Million to Direct Relief

Ebola Airlift

Last month, Philanthropist Paul G. Allen announced he is increasing his commitment to fight Ebola to at least $100 million. Today, Mr. Allen […]