Emergencies

How Direct Relief Responds

Direct Relief’s approach to disasters is to support the immediate needs of victims by working with local partners best situated to assess, respond, and prepare for the long-term recovery. Learn More

Informed by Experience

While each emergency has specific characteristics that are dependent upon local facts and circumstances, the type of disaster affects the types of health services required.

Designed for Disasters

Direct Relief has designed a range of products that help address the needs of vulnerable communities before and after disaster strikes.
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Emergency AID TRACKER

Unaudited emergency response-related totals since Jan. 1, 2019
Updated
in medical aid
$55,104,770
doses of medicine
12,987,684
pounds of medicine and supplies
153,632
deliveries
183
healthcare providers supported
69

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