Emergency Response

The Challenge of Bringing Humanitarian Aid into Places of Conflict

How do you send a package to someone you don’t know, who has no address in an area with no government infrastructure […]

As Deadly Tornadoes Ravage Gulf Coast, Direct Relief Sends Critical Shipments to Region

NBC News on Twitter See the widespread damage in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, where a tornado killed at least four people https://t.co/YTOPJbFZbv https://t.co/kqiMXQgyr1 A […]

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 […]