Emergency Response

Moved by Hurricane Matthew’s Impact, 8-Year-Old Raises Funds for Direct Relief

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Despite her own Florida home being pounded with wind and rain from Hurricane Matthew, 8-year-old Madeline Fox decided to reach out to […]

Hurricane Matthew: Direct Relief Commits $250,000 in Cash, $100 Million in Medical Inventory to Emergency Response

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As the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew comes into focus, Direct Relief has made available its entire inventory of $100 million in […]

Hurricane Matthew: Who’s at Risk? 4 Vulnerability Factors

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Though Hurricane Matthew poses a threat to anyone in its way, certain populations are more vulnerable to its effects than others. That’s […]

Hurricane Matthew: Direct Relief Responds in U.S., Haiti

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Millions of residents on the East Coast are weathering Hurricane Matthew, the category 4 storm that officials are calling the strongest in […]

Hurricane Matthew Roars through Caribbean, Direct Relief Responds

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Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti just west of Les Cayes, bringing with it winds of more than 140 miles per hour. A storm […]

Hurricane Matthew: 5 Top Concerns

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With gale-force winds and torrential rains, a storm of Matthew’s strength presents serious threats to anyone in its path. In places like […]