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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.

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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.

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Maps

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“Where” Matters

To inform its work and understanding of complex issues, Direct Relief maps a variety of socio-economic factors that contribute to poverty, poor health, and the susceptibility of communities to crisis events such as hurricanes or other natural disasters.

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Mapping Applications

Hurricanes

Hurricane Prep Map

Direct Relief’s hurricane map combines social vulnerability data, health facility sites and staging locations for emergency medicine.

Transparency

Global Aid Map

The Aid Map provides a way for anyone to easily visualize and analyze the reach of Direct Relief’s activities, anywhere in the world, at any time.

Fistula

Global Fistula Hub

Direct Relief surveyed and mapped all health facilities identified as providing obstetric fistula repair by leading organizations involved in fistula.

Covid-19 Pandemic

Global Covid-19 Relief Map

Mapping application tracks Direct Relief’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Emergency Response

California Wildfire Map Application

Map updates automatically with information on active fires and the communities they impact.

United States

United States Healthcare Safety Net

Map showing locations of United States Federally Qualified Health Centers, Free & Charitable Clinics, Direct Relief partners, Hospitals, and Public Health Departments.

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Solar Map

Solar Generation and Storage Projects at Critical Facilities Since Hurricane Maria.

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Giving is Good Medicine

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Active Emergencies

Ukraine

Ukraine Humanitarian Relief

Direct Relief is working directly with Ukraine’s Ministry of Health and other partners in the region to provide requested medical aid to people caught in the crossfire and fleeing the crisis.

Pandemic

Covid-19 Relief

The organization is leveraging its global distribution infrastructure and financial resources to aid in the response, providing emergency medical resources across the U.S. and world.