Posts Tagged Emergency Preparedness

Typhoon Hagupit: Preparing Communities in Superstorm’s Path

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As Typhoon Hagupit (locally known as Ruby) careens closer to the Philippines, Direct Relief’s Emergency Response Team continues to prepare for landfall […]

Monitoring Typhoon Hagupit as it Approaches the Philippines

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Direct Relief’s Emergency Response Team is monitoring Typhoon Hagupit (locally known as Ruby), as it approaches the Philippines. On its current trajectory, […]

NY & NJ Mobile Medical Units to Receive Emergency Packs

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Every health center-based mobile medical unit in New York and New Jersey will soon be equipped with a Direct Relief Emergency Medical […]

Emergency Preparedness Post-9/11: Equipping Local First Responders

21 Medical Reserve Corps Units in 18 California counties have been equipped with Direct Relief's 'grab-and-go' medical packs.

The tragic events of September 11, 2001 forever changed the way the nation prepares for disasters and unpredictable events. Recognizing the importance […]

Hurricane Season: Preparing for Worst Case Scenario

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Direct Relief Deploys Country’s Largest Hurricane Preparedness Program as Experts Urge Preparedness, Predict “Extremely Active” Season As the nation braces for the […]

Local Students Pack Emergency Supplies for First Responders

Students from Cate School helped pack 500 MRC "grab and go" backpacks at our warehouse on Tuesday.

More than 30 students from Cate School in Carpinteria, Calif. organized hundreds of Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) packs yesterday at our warehouse […]