Posts Tagged hurricane preparedness

Hurricane Modules at Work During National Preparedness Month

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Last month, the day after Tropical Storm Isaac swept through earthquake-ravaged Haiti, staff from St. Damien’s Children’s Hospital in Haiti deployed its Direct Relief […]

Guatemala Partner Ready With Hurricane Module to Treat Volcano Evacuees

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In response to the eruption of Volcano del Fuego  – which has forced the evacuation of over 33,000 people living around Guatemala’s capital […]

Update: Isaac Response Continues

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Direct Relief is providing Tetanus and flu vaccines and coordinating recovery efforts with partner nonprofit clinics and health centers in areas of […]

September is National Preparedness Month

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Emergency preparedness is a key focus of Direct Relief, and the organization works to equip partners in numerous ways. Based on years […]

Zynga and Players of Mafia Wars Help Prepare for Emergencies

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Just in time for National Preparedness Month, which begins September 1st, Direct Relief is partnering with social gaming company, Zynga, to help […]

Responding to Isaac and excessive flooding along Gulf Coast

Hurricane Isaac Threatens New Orleans and the Gulf Coast

The Direct Relief Emergency Response Team has been in continual contact with dozens of partners along the Gulf Coast, monitoring health needs […]