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9/11 Anniversary: Progress in Preparedness

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In 2001, the United States experienced a great tragedy on 9/11 that called attention to the country’s need to be prepared for […]

Patient Care at Community Health Centers Rivals Private Practices, Study Finds

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  The news on quality of care in the U.S. healthcare safety net is surprisingly good, according to a recent study by […]

Update: Isaac Response Continues

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Direct Relief is providing Tetanus and flu vaccines and coordinating recovery efforts with partner nonprofit clinics and health centers in areas of […]

Responding to Isaac and excessive flooding along Gulf Coast

Hurricane Isaac Threatens New Orleans and the Gulf Coast

The Direct Relief Emergency Response Team has been in continual contact with dozens of partners along the Gulf Coast, monitoring health needs […]

Who is Vulnerable During Hurricanes: 6 Things to Know

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Direct Relief engages in significant emergency preparedness and response efforts related to hurricanes and other natural events. The following list addresses several […]

Local volunteers assemble care packs for those in need

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Direct Relief’s warehouse was full of volunteers of all ages on Wednesday and Thursday working together to assemble 3,000  Personal Care Packs […]