Emergency Response

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 […]

As Wildfires Burn Across Northern California, Direct Relief Delivers Critical Aid

At least 24 have been reported dead, almost 900 missing, and over 100 hospitalized as destructive, fast-moving wildfires continue to sweep across […]

In Puerto Rico’s Devastated Inland Areas, Emergency Medicines Equip Doctors for Care

A parking lot in San Juan turned into a staging area Tuesday morning as about 10 doctors, nurses and administrators gathered between […]

Emergency Response: California Wildfires

In response to wildfires burning across Northern California, Direct Relief has offered emergency assistance to California’s Office of Emergency Services, the Napa […]

Assessing Storm Impact in Puerto Rico with Remote Sensing and Digital Volunteers

After the winds and rains of Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico, the island was left in darkness. Electrical power generation was […]