Posts Tagged Flooding

Direct Relief Responding to Sierra Leone in Wake of Deadly Flooding

Several hundred people are reported dead with many more missing after a devastating series of mudslides and floods ripped through communities in and […]

Flooding in Sri Lanka: Direct Relief Ships Emergency Medical Aid

More than 200 people are dead and over 100 missing, after severe flooding devastated the southwestern region of Sri Lanka in late May. The […]

From the Front Lines, Missouri Highlands Health Care

Devastating floods struck Doniphan, Missouri, a rural farming community in Ripley County, on April 30, 2017. Residents in the area quickly responded as […]

Direct Relief Provides $5.5 Million of Emergency Aid in Aftermath of Peru Floods

Even though floodwaters have receded, recovery continues in Peru. Heavy rains that spanned several months overwhelmed infrastructure in many areas, and flash floods killed […]

Emergency Health Supplies Dispatched to Flood-Ravaged Communities in South, Midwest

As flooding and storms continue to ravage the South and Midwest, Direct Relief is sending two emergency health kits, as well as […]

Emergency Update: Helping U.S. Communities Recover in Wake of 2017 Storms

Storms have torn through a large swath of the U.S. in 2017, with incidents including deadly flooding and devastating tornadoes. In late April, at least […]