As Deadly Tornadoes Ravage Gulf Coast, Direct Relief Prepares Critical Shipments to Region

Direct Relief staff prepped a shipment in response to the 2013 Moore, Oklahoma tornado.  After a series of tornadoes swept through the Gulf Coast Jan. 21-23, 2017, Direct Relief is responding to the region with medical aid and supplies.

NBC News on Twitter See the widespread damage in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, where a tornado killed at least four people A […]

U.S. Communities Hard-Hit by Hurricane Matthew; Volunteers Pitch In

Direct Relief volunteers fill personal hygiene packs on Tuesday for Hurricane Matthew victims. Over 3,000 kits will go to those who have been displaced by the storm.

While power outages, closed roads, and extensive flooding continue to disrupt U.S. areas deluged by Hurricane Matthew, Direct Relief received word Tuesday that two […]

Hurricane Matthew: Who’s at Risk? 4 Vulnerability Factors


Though Hurricane Matthew poses a threat to anyone in its way, certain populations are more vulnerable to its effects than others. That’s […]

Louisiana Floods: Update on Direct Relief’s Response


Floodwaters in Louisiana have receded, but for the tens of thousands of residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed in last month’s floods […]

NAFC & Direct Relief Establish Awards Program for Free and Charitable Health Clinics

NAFC Clinic Dallas

The National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) and Direct Relief today announced the formation of a $300,000 awards program to recognize […]

10 Community Health Centers Recognized with National Award for Innovation in Diabetes Care

2016 Award Winners

BD, Direct Relief, and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) honored 10 of the nation’s 1,200 community health centers with […]