Issues & Solutions

Health & Crisis Mapping

Analyzing spatial data to more effectively tackle global health challenges.

In Brief

  • Mapping technology platforms like ArcGIS enable Direct Relief to compile event-specific interactive maps of disaster response in near real-time.
  • Enhanced analytic tools – from optimized hotspotting to spatial regression analysis – allow Direct Relief to test hypotheses about the causes and consequences of humanitarian aid.
  • GIS has revolutionized Direct Relief's ability to communicate the full scope of its work and do so accurately, openly, and comprehensively. 

In Focus

To Tackle Global Challenges, Understand Where They Are

Direct Relief Aid Map

Use the Global Aid Map to search, navigate, and view Direct Relief’s activities, anywhere in the world, at any time

Hurricane Prep & Response

Click the map below to explore where Direct Relief’s Hurricane Preparedness Packs are located along with historical hurricane storm path.

U.S. Safety Net

Visualize Direct Relief’s U.S. partner network.

Global Fistula Map

Navigate the Global Fistula Map to discover where, why, and how women throughout the developing world both can and cannot access life-restoring fistula repair surgery.

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