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When republishing:

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  • With Direct Relief's permission, news publications can make changes such as localizing the content for a particular area, using a different headline, or shortening story text. To confirm edits are acceptable, please check with Direct Relief by clicking this link.
  • If new content is added to the original story — for example, a comment from a local official — a note with language to the effect of the following must be included: "Additional reporting by [reporter and organization]."
  • If republished stories are shared on social media, Direct Relief appreciates being tagged in the posts:
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Republishing Images:

Unless stated otherwise, images shot by Direct Relief may be republished for non-commercial purposes with proper attribution, given the republisher complies with the requirements identified below.

  • Maintain correct caption information.
  • Credit the photographer and Direct Relief in the caption. For example: "First and Last Name / Direct Relief."
  • Do not digitally alter images.

Direct Relief often contracts with freelance photographers who usually, but not always, allow their work to be published by Direct Relief’s media partners. Contact Direct Relief for permission to use images in which Direct Relief is not credited in the caption by clicking here.

Other Requirements:

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  • Republishers may not sell Direct Relief's content.
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  • Advance permission is required to translate Direct Relief's stories into a language different from the original language of publication. To inquire, contact us here.
  • If Direct Relief requests a change to or removal of republished Direct Relief content from a site or on-air, the republisher must comply.

For any additional questions about republishing Direct Relief content, please email the team here.

Emergency Response

Disaster Relief Done Right

Disaster response requires rapid mobilization, but the help must be of the right type. Direct Relief’s efforts are fast, yet always in direct response to specific requests from local partners and are coordinated with other organizations and public agencies to ensure the most efficient use of resources.

Medical aid arrives via helicopter in the Bahamas

Ukraine Relief

Direct Relief is working directly with Ukraine’s Ministry of Health and other on-the-ground partners to provide urgently needed medical aid, including emergency response packs intended for first responders, oxygen concentrators, critical care medicines, and more.

Covid-19 Relief

Direct Relief is supporting medical facilities in the U.S. and throughout the world with protective gear to safeguard health care workers.

Hurricane Relief

Direct Relief responds each hurricane season before disaster strikes by staging emergency medicine with health facilities in hurricane-prone regions of the Gulf Coast and Caribbean.

Relief & Recovery

Each disaster has specific characteristics that are dependent upon local facts and circumstances.

Disaster News & Analysis

Designed for Disasters

Direct Relief designs a range of products that address urgent needs when disasters strike.

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Emergency AID TRACKER

Unaudited emergency response-related totals since Jan. 1, 2022
Updated
in medical aid
$330,214,086
doses of medicine
84,511,899
pounds of medicine and supplies
7,162,049
deliveries
1,120
healthcare providers supported
672

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