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Oroville Dam Crisis: With Evacuation Orders Lifted, Direct Relief Coordinates with State Officials on Response

As a long-serving member of the California Emergency Management Agency’s Business and Utility Operations Center (BUOC) — an association of private, public […]

Louisiana Floods: Six Month Update on Direct Relief’s Response

In 2016, floodwaters damaged or destroyed the homes of tens of thousands of Louisiana residents. To assist in the recovery, Direct Relief sent 139 shipments […]

Medical Aid Offered to Evacuees of Oroville Dam Area

Nearly 200,000 people have been told to evacuate the area surrounding the Oroville Dam in Northern California. Many were forced to leave their […]

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

NBC News on Twitter See the widespread damage in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, where a tornado killed at least four people https://t.co/YTOPJbFZbv https://t.co/kqiMXQgyr1 A […]

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

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 […]