Posts Tagged puerto rico

Direct Relief to Airlift 76 Tons of Medicine and Medical Supplies to Puerto Rico

MIAMI, October 25, 2017 — Direct Relief is preparing to airlift 152,604 lbs. of urgently needed medical resources to the Department of […]

With Access to Some Communities Still a Challenge, Helicopter Flights Get Key Medicines to Isolated Areas

Direct Relief shipments of critical medicines reached several communities in Puerto Rico Sunday, places where access has been a challenge. Helicopters provided […]

With Vulnerable Community Still Underwater, Puerto Rico Health Center Working Overtime

What was once a neighborhood with a small stream running through it is now a fetid lake that has swamped homes and […]

Insulin Reaches Clinics, Patients Navigating Post-Storm Life

Nestled in blue cold storage containers and between cold packs preserving a stable temperature from the humid San Juan air, precious vials […]

In Puerto Rico’s Devastated Inland Areas, Emergency Medicines Equip Doctors for Care

A parking lot in San Juan turned into a staging area Tuesday morning as about 10 doctors, nurses and administrators gathered between […]

Assessing Storm Impact in Puerto Rico with Remote Sensing and Digital Volunteers

After the winds and rains of Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico, the island was left in darkness. Electrical power generation was […]