Posts Tagged Hurricane

Tropical Storm Otto Expected to Make Landfall in Central America; Direct Relief Ready to Assist

Tropical Storm Otto is making its way towards Nicaragua, Costa Rica and other countries in the region.

  Tropical Storm Otto is on track to hit southern Nicaragua or northern Costa Rica on Thanksgiving Day. As of Wednesday morning, Otto was about […]

Hurricane Matthew: The Response Continues

Access to clean water remains a significant obstacle in post-Matthew Haiti.

More than a month has passed since Hurricane Matthew roared through the Caribbean and the U.S., devastating entire communities. The full extent […]

U.S. Communities Hard-Hit by Hurricane Matthew; Volunteers Pitch In

Direct Relief volunteers fill personal hygiene packs on Tuesday for Hurricane Matthew victims. Over 3,000 kits will go to those who have been displaced by the storm.

While power outages, closed roads, and extensive flooding continue to disrupt U.S. areas deluged by Hurricane Matthew, Direct Relief received word Tuesday that two […]

Cholera in Haiti: The Crisis After the Storm

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Hurricane Matthew, responsible for over 1,000 deaths in Haiti over the past several days, has also likely spread a significant number of […]

Moved by Hurricane Matthew’s Impact, 8-Year-Old Raises Funds for Direct Relief

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Despite her own Florida home being pounded with wind and rain from Hurricane Matthew, 8-year-old Madeline Fox decided to reach out to […]

Hurricane Matthew: Direct Relief Commits $250,000 in Cash, $100 Million in Medical Inventory to Emergency Response

Credit:  Brandon Burke, Global Empowerment Mission

As the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew comes into focus, Direct Relief has made available its entire inventory of $100 million in […]