Emergency Response

By Air, Land & Sea, Direct Relief Delivers Medical Shipments to Haiti’s Southwestern Peninsula

Haiti’s transportation infrastructure remains damaged from Hurricane Matthew. In spite of this, Direct Relief has been working to get aid delivered using […]

757 Cargo Plane Lifts Off for Haiti, Carrying 16.7 Tons of Life-Saving Medical Aid

On Wednesday morning, Direct Relief oversaw the largest emergency medical aid airlift for Haiti since last week’s hurricane, with nearly 17 tons […]

U.S. Communities Hard-Hit by Hurricane Matthew; Volunteers Pitch In

While power outages, closed roads, and extensive flooding continue to disrupt U.S. areas deluged by Hurricane Matthew, Direct Relief received word Tuesday that two […]

Cholera in Haiti: The Crisis After the Storm

Hurricane Matthew, responsible for over 1,000 deaths in Haiti over the past several days, has also likely spread a significant number of […]

Moved by Hurricane Matthew’s Impact, 8-Year-Old Raises Funds for Direct Relief

Despite her own Florida home being pounded with wind and rain from Hurricane Matthew, 8-year-old Madeline Fox decided to reach out to […]

Hurricane Matthew: Direct Relief Commits $250,000 in Cash, $100 Million in Medical Inventory to Emergency Response

As the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew comes into focus, Direct Relief has made available its entire inventory of $100 million in […]