Emergency Response

City Square Transforms into Health Clinic After Mexico Earthquake

A bustling, tree-lined plaza — the center of community life in Ocuituco, Mexico —  is now a place for the city’s residents to get […]

Hundreds Dead After Earthquake Rocks Communities in Iran, Iraq

More than 400 people are dead and thousands injured after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake reverberated from its epicenter in Ezgeleh, Iran, near […]

Medicines Arrive at Bidi Bidi, Strengthening Care for South Sudanese Refugees

Uganda has received over 1 million South Sudanese refugees alone since July 2016, with over 80 percent being women and children. The […]

Mayors Mitch Landrieu and Helene Schneider Visit Direct Relief’s New Headquarters

Direct Relief staff hosted New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Thursday, as well as Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider and city staff. […]

With Gaps in Health Care Left by Earthquake, Mexfam Steps Up in Oaxaca

On a scorching Wednesday afternoon, representatives from Direct Relief-partner organization Mexfam drove into the village of Santa María de Xadani in the […]

76-Ton Airlift of Medicine and Medical Supplies Lands in Puerto Rico  

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, October 27, 2017 —  Direct Relief today airlifted 152,604 lbs. of urgently needed medical resources to Puerto Rico, […]