Posts Tagged Hurricanes

Hurricane Sandy Makes Landfall in Jamaica, Heads North

Direct Relief’s partners in the Caribbean are weathering the storm as Category 1 Hurricane Sandy strengthens and makes landfall near Kingston, the […]

Hurricane Modules at Work During National Preparedness Month

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 […]

Update: Isaac Response Continues

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

Zynga and Players of Mafia Wars Help Prepare for Emergencies

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

Who is Vulnerable During Hurricanes: 6 Things to Know

Direct Relief engages in significant emergency preparedness and response efforts related to hurricanes and other natural events. The following list addresses several […]

Preparing New Orleans, Gulf Coast for direct hit from Isaac

Direct Relief’s pre-positioned Hurricane Preparedness Packs safeguard against health risks SANTA BARBARA, Calif., August 27, 2012 – As New Orleans and the […]