Emergency Response

Breezy Point Volunteer Firefighters Receive Emergency Packs, $10,000 to Rebuild After Sandy

Direct Relief, Good Morning America Help First Responders Prepare for Emergency  SANTA BARBARA, Calif. , May 7– Humanitarian organization, Direct Relief, equipped […]

Update: California Wildfire Response

With three major wildfires continuing to blaze across more than 25,000 acres in California, Direct Relief is in contact with a wide-array […]

Ready to Respond to Southern California Wildfires

In response to fast-moving brush fires that erupted in Southern California Wednesday night and Thursday morning, Direct Relief is reaching out to […]

Prepared to Respond to Flooding in the Midwest

In response to recent flooding in the Midwest – and specifically in Illinois, where today Governor Pat Quinn declared a state of emergency – […]

Improving Disaster Response through Information Analysis with Palantir

In the early hours after Hurricane Sandy struck the eastern United States very little was known with reasonable certainty about how the […]

Japan: Progress and Hope Two Years After the Earthquake and Tsunami

Two years after the devastating 9.0 Tohoku Earthquake and subsequent tsunami and nuclear disaster struck northern Japan, taking the lives of more […]