Emergencies

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

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 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, 2021
Updated
in medical aid
$596,337,573
doses of medicine
44,399,499
pounds of medicine and supplies
5,425,157
deliveries
5,366
healthcare providers supported
1,657

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