Emergency Response

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

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

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

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

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

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

Emergency Update: Earthquake, Tanzania

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake on Saturday hit the Lake Victoria Region of northern Tanzania. The earthquake — the strongest to hit the […]