Emergency Response

September is National Preparedness Month

Emergency preparedness is a key focus of Direct Relief, and the organization works to equip partners in numerous ways. Based on years […]

Zynga and Players of Mafia Wars Help Prepare for Emergencies

Just in time for National Preparedness Month, which begins September 1st, Direct Relief is partnering with social gaming company, Zynga, to help […]

Responding to Isaac and excessive flooding along Gulf Coast

The Direct Relief Emergency Response Team has been in continual contact with dozens of partners along the Gulf Coast, monitoring health needs […]

Who is Vulnerable During Hurricanes: 6 Things to Know

Direct Relief engages in significant emergency preparedness and response efforts related to hurricanes and other natural events. The following list addresses several […]

Tropical Storm Isaac Threatens Haiti, Dominican Republic

With Tropical Storm Isaac rapidly approaching Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Florida, Direct Relief’ activated it’s Emergency Response Team today, who is […]

NorCal Clinic Receives Emergency Shipment as Ponderosa Fire Grows

  Direct Relief  sent an emergency shipment to Shingleton Medical Center in response to the fires burning in Northern California. The Ponderosa […]