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Why Direct Relief is Investing $40 Million to Strengthen the Humanitarian Supply Chain for Medicine

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Sixty tons of medicine and medical supplies arrive via FedEx in Nepal in 2015 after an earthquake devastated the region. Delivering life-saving […]

Camps Where Kids With Diabetes Can Be Kids

Campers enjoy a variety of activities, including canoeing. Photo by Emily Fay.

Children with diabetes face unique challenges, including in the classroom. Schools often lack adequate health care services. As a result, children with […]

California Wildfires Increase 43 Percent in 2015

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While the effects of California’s historic drought are far from subtle, from the browning of front lawns to pitched debates over sustainable agriculture […]

The Healing Project: Medical Mission for Syrian Refugees

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In partnership with Unilever, the maker of Vaseline, Direct Relief is working to improve the skin health of millions of people living […]

Aid Delivered to Flood-Affected Communities in Texas & Oklahoma

Volunteers cleaning up homes damaged from flooding wear donated N95 masks to protect them from loose debris. Photo: NACC Disaster Services.

Direct Relief has sent three shipments of emergency aid supplies to partners caring for people in need in Texas and Oklahoma following […]

Bungie Rallies 50,000 Gamers, Raises $1,026,006.80 for Nepal Earthquake Survivors

(From left to right) Santa Barbara-based Bungie gamers, Eddie Moreno, Raul Aguirre, and Ian Clark present the check for more than $1 million to Direct Relief CEO Thomas Tighe (second from right) to support the organziation's Nepal earthquake response efforts.

Gaming company Bungie and their community become Direct Relief’s largest donor to Nepal after rallying thousands of gamers to support medical aid […]