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Nepal Earthquake: Direct Relief Commits Initial $50,000 Cash to Emergency Response

Nepal Earthquake: Direct Relief Commits Initial $50,000 Cash to Emergency Response

[Update: Direct Relief’s $50,000 commitment was increased to $500,000 on 4/27] Donate Now >>   As the massive damage, tragic loss of life, and widespread injuries​ from today’s […]

Reflections on the First UN Expert Meeting on Humanitarian UAVs

Reflections on the First UN Expert Meeting on Humanitarian UAVs

The first-ever meeting of the United Nations (UN) expert advisory group on humanitarian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or “drones”) met Thursday at […]

A Map of Community Health Workers in sub-Saharan Africa

A Map of Community Health Workers in sub-Saharan Africa

As Ebola prompts calls and support for a much-needed increase in the number of trained community health workers, it is critical that we understand where these workers are […]

Mapping One Million Community Health Workers

Mapping One Million Community Health Workers

The Research and Analysis Team is at the headquarters of technology company Esri for an intensive ten-day collaboration to developing mapping applications […]

Global Fistula Map Cited by U.N. Secretary General

Global Fistula Map Cited by U.N. Secretary General

In the midst of Hurricane Sandy activity last week, it was nice to see the Global Fistula Map—published by Direct Relief, the […]

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