Emergency Response

Direct Relief Joins White House Disaster Response and Recovery Demo Day

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The White House, through its initiative to advance innovation in disaster response and recovery, held its second annual demo day this week […]

Ebola Outbreak: Direct Relief Responds in West Africa

Direct Relief equipped Dr. John Fankhauser with more than $50,000 in specifically-requested medical resources for his return to Monrovia, Liberia.

Update: Last month, Direct Relief equipped Dr. John Fankhauser with provisions of Ebola-specific medical supplies in preparation for his return to the […]

Typhoon Glenda Update: Broadening Response Networks in the Philippines

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In the wake of Typhoon Glenda (also known as Rammasun), which barreled through the Philippines last week, Direct Relief continues to strengthen […]

From the Philippines: Disaster Preparedness Must Include Data Preparedness

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To ensure life-saving medicines are available in the right places and at the right times in the crucial early hours of emergencies, […]

Medical Aid Reaches Hospitals in Gaza Before Border Closes

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Just before the violence in Gaza escalated earlier this month, a Direct Relief shipment of medical aid was received by longtime partner […]

Readying Response as Typhoon Glenda Hits the Philippines

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#452166602 / gettyimages.com Direct Relief staff are on the ground in the Philippines as Typhoon Glenda (also known as Typhoon Rammasun) is […]