Emergency Response

Emergency Update: Direct Relief Responding to Deadly Louisiana Flooding

Severe flooding in Louisiana, caused by days of sustained rainfall, has affected tens of thousands and prompted the federal government to declare a major […]

Crisis Alert: Yellow Fever in Angola and DRC

Click the above story map to learn more In late December of 2015 a patient in the dense urban area of Luanda, […]

Emergency Update: Sand Fire Rages Through Santa Clarita Valley

Updated July 26, 10:11 A.M. Having torched more than 37,400 acres and prompted the evacuation of at least 10,000 homes and 20,000 residents, […]

“There When the Community Needed Them Most”

Credit: Cabin Creek Health Center

While some people have “emergency response” somewhere in their job description, the role of responding to emergencies falls most often to those […]

West Virginia: Flood Response

Updated 17:27 PT, July 13, 2016 A photo posted by WVPB (@wvpublic) on Jun 24, 2016 at 6:26am PDT June brought historic […]

Emergency Response: Sherpa Wildfire, Santa Barbara

Every day, the team at Direct Relief monitors, assesses and, if necessary, responds to natural disasters and other emergencies – across the US […]