Emergency Response

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 […]

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 […]