Emergency Response

As Deadly Tornadoes Ravage Gulf Coast, Direct Relief Sends Critical Shipments to Region

NBC News on Twitter See the widespread damage in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, where a tornado killed at least four people https://t.co/YTOPJbFZbv https://t.co/kqiMXQgyr1 A […]

Haiti Receives 82 Tons of Urgently Needed Medical Aid

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 28, 2016 – Direct Relief today airlifted 82 tons of medical aid to Haiti to help treat cholera […]

Emergency Update: Powerful Earthquake Strikes Off Chilean Coast

A powerful 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck off Chile’s coast Sunday morning, triggering tsunami warnings and prompting evacuation orders for coastal areas. Those […]

Emergency Update: Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Sigli in Aceh Province, Indonesia, on Wednesday, and Direct Relief is working to coordinate shipments to the […]

Emergency Update: Direct Relief Readies Response to Tennessee Wildfires

Three people have died in #Tennessee as the fire rages on. Video: Chris Higgins Photography pic.twitter.com/ntPYXcubsv — WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) November 30, 2016 […]

Tropical Storm Otto Expected to Make Landfall in Central America; Direct Relief Ready to Assist

  Tropical Storm Otto is on track to hit southern Nicaragua or northern Costa Rica on Thanksgiving Day. As of Wednesday morning, Otto was about […]