Emergency Response

Relief Efforts Continue for People Affected by Colorado Flooding

Emergency relief shipments arrive at Salud Family Health Center in Fort Lupton.

With thousands of people still stranded by the largest flooding event in the United States since Hurricane Katrina, Direct Relief’s emergency team […]

Responding to Colorado Flooding

Colorado Flood Emergency Response

Direct Relief is sending emergency shipments of medicines and supplies to help people in Colorado recover after a week of rains left […]

Emergency Preparedness Post-9/11: Equipping Local First Responders

21 Medical Reserve Corps Units in 18 California counties have been equipped with Direct Relief's 'grab-and-go' medical packs.

The tragic events of September 11, 2001 forever changed the way the nation prepares for disasters and unpredictable events. Recognizing the importance […]

Readying Medicines to Help Peruvians Affected by Severe Cold

The Peruvian flag hangs in Direct Relief's warehouseies for people in Peru.

Direct Relief is preparing a shipment of medicines and medical supplies to help treat people in Peru suffering from a severe cold […]

Responding to the Latest Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

The bleach and buckets sent to HAS Haiti are being used to prevent further spread of cholera. Photo courtesy of HAS Haiti.

Direct Relief’s emergency response team recently sent 600 gallons of bleach and 200 buckets with spigots to its partner Hopital Albert Schweitzer Haiti (HAS […]

Responding to the Southern Oregon Wildfires

oregon fires aug 1

View Larger Map In response to the major wildfires burning across southwest Oregon, Direct Relief’s Emergency Response Team has reached out to […]