Oral Rehydration Solution

Highly requested in times of outbreak or emergency, oral rehydration salts (ORS) are essential treatments for people suffering dehydration from diarrhea and other ailments. Direct Relief’s ORS is an oral powder—one packet’s contents are dissolved in a liter of water—made to WHO recommendations.

Active Emergencies

Health worker Reuben Chipelesa of Nkhunga Health Centre in Malawi wears donated PPE from the Covid-19 Action Fund for Africa. (Photo courtesy of Homeline Media)

Disease Outbreaks

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Direct Relief is equipping health workers responding to coronavirus (COVID-19) in China, the U.S. and around the world with protective gear and critical resources.


Fire Relief

Direct Relief is responding after a series of major fires erupted around the world, including in Australia, the Amazon and throughout the U.S.

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