Emergency Response

Ecuador Earthquake: Direct Relief Prepares Aid as Crisis Unfolds

By Agencia de Noticias ANDES – TERREMOTO MANTA

The death toll from last week’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Ecuador has climbed above 600, making it the country’s deadliest disaster in […]

Nepal Earthquake: One Year Accountability Report on Use of Funds, Activities, and Results

Nepal Aid Delivery Direct Relief

One year ago, on April 25, 2015, tragedy struck Nepal in the form of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. The devastation was immediate […]

Emergency Update: Houston Bears Historic Flooding

Houston Floods - Chronicle AP

Texas faces a state of emergency after historic rains caused deadly flooding across nine counties in and around Houston. The flooding forced […]

Emergency Update: 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Ecuador

Direct Relief Ecuador

A state of emergency remains in place across six provinces in Ecuador, after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake Saturday killed more than 400 […]

Zika Virus Update: Direct Relief’s Response

Zika Story Map

View the interactive story map >> The Zika Virus outbreak and spread is generating daily stories, advisories, and findings, as well as […]

Relief Arrives as Louisiana Endures Unprecedented Floods


Historic floodwaters persist across Louisiana and neighboring states, the result of heavy storms that dropped more than two feet of rain in […]