Posts Tagged Flooding

Direct Relief Ships Critical Aid to Peru in Wake of Persistent, Deadly Flooding

Two dozen pallets of requested medicines and medical supplies are bound for healthcare facilities in Peru, where unrelenting rains and deadly flooding over […]

Emergency Update: Northern California Flooding

On Feb. 24, 2017, in response to requests from Lake County Public Health and Santa Clara County Better Health Pharmacy in San Jose, […]

Louisiana Floods: Six Month Update on Direct Relief’s Response

In 2016, floodwaters damaged or destroyed the homes of tens of thousands of Louisiana residents. To assist in the recovery, Direct Relief sent 139 shipments […]

Emergency Update: Direct Relief Responding to Deadly Louisiana Flooding

Severe flooding in Louisiana, caused by days of sustained rainfall, has affected tens of thousands and prompted the federal government to declare a major […]

“There When the Community Needed Them Most”

Credit: Cabin Creek Health Center

While some people have “emergency response” somewhere in their job description, the role of responding to emergencies falls most often to those […]