Emergency Response

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 […]

Emergency Update: Hurricane Matthew Bearing Down on Jamaica, Haiti

View Hurricane Matthew's track live on Direct Relief's Hurricane Map. 

Hurricane Matthew, the strongest Atlantic storm in nearly a decade, continued charting its northward course Monday, threatening the Caribbean nations in its […]

Emergency Response Update: Earthquake in Tanzania

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On September 10, 2016, a magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the northern section of Tanzania near the Ugandan border, centering on the small […]

Louisiana Floods: Update on Direct Relief’s Response

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Floodwaters in Louisiana have receded, but for the tens of thousands of residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed in last month’s floods […]