Emergency Response

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 […]

Emergency Update: Florida Braces as Hermine Strengthens to Hurricane

Hermine Hurricane Map

Tropical Storm Hermine has accelerated into a hurricane on its approach to Florida. Expected to reach land by Thursday night or early […]

Emergency Update: Rey Fire, Santa Barbara

Adding to the list of wildfires burning through California, the Rey Fire has broken out within miles of Direct Relief’s medical distribution warehouse […]