Emergency Response

Direct Relief and HOPE Hospital Bring Health Care to Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

Since Aug. 25, over half a million Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar’s Rakhine State for an area just slightly south of Cox’s […]

Amid Oaxaca Earthquake Destruction, Creating a Hub for Medicine

On the night of Sept. 7, the earth shook beneath the Istmo de Tehuantepec, a region in the southern Mexican state of […]

Beyond Hurricanes, Earthquakes and Fires: The Other Humanitarian Crises

For many of us living in the western hemisphere, the past 10 weeks or so have been a blur of nonstop natural disasters.  […]

With Access to Some Communities Still a Challenge, Helicopter Flights Get Key Medicines to Isolated Areas

Direct Relief shipments of critical medicines reached several communities in Puerto Rico Sunday, places where access has been a challenge. Helicopters provided […]

With Vulnerable Community Still Underwater, Puerto Rico Health Center Working Overtime

What was once a neighborhood with a small stream running through it is now a fetid lake that has swamped homes and […]

Insulin Reaches Clinics, Patients Navigating Post-Storm Life

Nestled in blue cold storage containers and between cold packs preserving a stable temperature from the humid San Juan air, precious vials […]