Press Releases

Esri, Direct Relief Nominated for Global Mobile Award

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GSMA Nomination Commends the Application of a Mobile, Map-Based Solution in a Humanitarian Crisis Redlands, California — International humanitarian organization Direct Relief and […]

Syrian Refugees, And The Need for Preventative Health Care

Direct Relief Providing Care for Syrian Refugees

Direct Relief has signed a grant agreement to support The Royal Health Awareness Society (RHAS) in its efforts to extend preventive health […]

Forbes Ranks Direct Relief Among Nation’s Ten Top Charities

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Direct Relief became the ninth-largest U.S. charity this year, according to Forbes Magazine’s annual ranking of the 50 largest U.S. charities. In addition to […]

Nominet Trust Honors Direct Relief for Use of Mapping Technology

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Today, Nominet Trust, the UK’s leading tech for good funder, has announced that Direct Relief has been named among the Nominet Trust 100 (NT100) […]

El Niño: Mapping Health Risks for California’s Most Vulnerable

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A geospatial analysis by Direct Relief has identified communities in California’s Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Yolo, Lake, and Trinity counties as facing […]

Edythe Kirchmaier, January 22, 1908 ~ October 24, 2015

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Edythe Kirchmaier, beloved Direct Relief volunteer and inspiration, passed away peacefully yesterday surrounded by her loving family. Edythe’s generosity of spirit, humble […]