Emergency Response

Direct Relief to Airlift 76 Tons of Medicine and Medical Supplies to Puerto Rico

MIAMI, October 25, 2017 — Direct Relief is preparing to airlift 152,604 lbs. of urgently needed medical resources to the Department of […]

Wildfire Update: Additional Medical Aid, $50,000 Recovery Grant Delivered to Health Center Damaged by Blaze

Catastrophic wildfires across Northern California, which hit the area on Oct. 8, have displaced upwards of 100,000 people, destroyed at least 8,400 […]

Wildfire Update: Emergency Medicine, N-95 Masks Delivered to Northern California

Deadly wildfires across Northern California that erupted Oct. 8 have displaced upwards of 100,000 people, destroyed over 7,700 structures and caused at […]

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.  […]