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