Posts Tagged California

El Niño: Mapping Health Risks for California’s Most Vulnerable

El Nino Story Map

A geospatial analysis by Direct Relief has identified communities in California’s Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Yolo, Lake, and Trinity counties as facing […]

California Wildfires: Lake, Napa, and Sonoma Counties

Direct Relief WildFire Map

  With 61,000 acres already burned, 400 homes destroyed, and 23,000 people displaced, the Valley and Butte wildfires continue to blaze across […]

California Wildfires Increase 43 Percent in 2015

Wildfire map

While the effects of California’s historic drought are far from subtle, from the browning of front lawns to pitched debates over sustainable agriculture […]

Fighting Childhood Obesity, Reducing Diabetes in Sonoma County

During a routine physical exam last year, Carlos, 14 years old at the time, learned that he had high blood pressure and […]

Dental Clinic Helps Central Coast Children Smile Brighter

Thirty-seven children in Santa Barbara County received dental care free-of-charge on Saturday as part of the Healthy Smiles program, coordinated by Direct […]

Culturally Sensitive Care Reduces Hypertension Among Diabetes Patients

In recognition of American Diabetes Month, Direct Relief is spotlighting Asian Health Services (AHS), a health center that cares for people in […]