Posts Tagged montecito mudslide

Disaster Response – Around the World. Across the Street. [Video]

When disaster hit California’s South Coast in January, Direct Relief called those on the front lines to ask a simple question: “What do […]

Direct Relief Commits $300,000 to Survivors, Families of Victims Lost in the 1/9 Montecito Debris Flow

One Hundred Percent of Funds Contributed to the 1/9 Victims Fund Will Support Qualified Individuals Direct Relief today announced an initial commitment […]

Residents Suit Up for Return to Mudslide-Impacted Homes

Thousands of people have been displaced since deadly mudslides ripped through Montecito earlier this month. On Thursday, some residents returned to their […]

Direct Relief Commits $100,000 to 805 UndocuFund; Equips First Responders in Wake of Wildfires, Mudslide

Direct Relief has committed an initial $100,000 to assist undocumented residents in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties impacted by the Thomas Fire and […]

My Disaster Relief Agency Is Based Near Montecito. Now Disaster Has Hit Home.

(Editor’s note: This column was originally published in the Sacramento Bee on Jan. 12, 2018.) Because the nonprofit humanitarian-aid organization I work […]