International Work

Improving Maternal Healthcare in Sierra Leone

Improving Maternal Healthcare in Sierra Leone

By Lindsey Pollaczek, Program Officer Sierra Leone has one of the highest reported maternal death rates in the world. In 2005, the […]

Staff Story: A Dad’s Eye View

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Halfway through my trip to Haiti this week, my wife sent me an email saying that if our baby was born today, […]

Japan Response: Expanded Effort Targets Hardest Hit Areas

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Santa Barbara, CA and Washington, D.C.—The Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) and Direct Relief International today announced an additional $1 million in […]

Speaker Pérez, Direct Relief and Japanese American Citizens League Unveil Aid to Japan

SACRAMENTO, CA (March 24, 2011): Today, Speaker John A. Pérez and the Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus joined Direct Relief International — […]

Direct Relief Reaching Out to Partners Responding to Flooding in Bolivia

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Direct Relief International is reaching out to partners in Bolivia to offer assistance in the wake of extensive flooding in Rurrenabaque. News […]

Chile Earthquake: One Year Later

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The 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Chile on February 27, 2010 was the fifth largest in the world since 1900. It left 500 […]