Hurricane Sandy: Offering Help Amid Evacuations, Outages

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While Sandy travels further inland, leaving behind thousands of people in shelters and widespread power outages, Direct Relief is actively monitoring needs and […]

Hurricane Sandy: N.J. Flooding Poses Health Risks

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With support from technology partner, Palantir, Direct Relief is analyzing real-time data in preparation to respond to needs near Atlantic City, N.J., […]

Big Data vs. Big Storm: New Technology Informs Hurricane Sandy Preparedness, Response


 Direct Relief gets help from Palantir to transform humanitarian relief with powerful analytical tools, enabling faster and more precise emergency response. SANTA […]

Hurricane Sandy: Using Technology For Effective Response

Direct Relief used Palantir technology before, during, and after Hurricane Sandy to assist those affected by the storm.

As Hurricane Sandy barrels up the eastern coastline of the United States, aiming for landfall late Monday or early Tuesday morning somewhere […]

Hurricane Sandy Makes Landfall in Jamaica, Heads North


Direct Relief’s partners in the Caribbean are weathering the storm as Category 1 Hurricane Sandy strengthens and makes landfall near Kingston, the […]

Personal Care Packs Help Families in Need

A family smiles after receiving one of our personal care packs given out at Transition House.

In August, Direct Relief’s warehouse was full of volunteers  working to assemble Personal Care Packs filled with basic hygiene items for people […]


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