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Responding to Fiji’s Category 5 Cyclone Yasa

Aid groups on the ground, supported by Direct Relief, are distributing medical supplies, food, and shelter. By Talya Meyers DECEMBER 24, 2020 6:25 AM Yasa, a Category 5 cyclone, crashed into Fiji on...

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Direct Relief: 2020 Impact Report

By Ryan Strauss 2020 saw the unprecedented confluence of a deadly global pandemic with natural disasters worldwide – the largest wildfires ever recorded in the Western U.S. and Australia, 12 named...

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Responding to Turkey’s Devastating Earthquake

The disaster response group, AKUT, pulled survivors from the rubble of last month's Aegean quake. Now, they're providing ongoing support to Turkey's displaced. By Talya Meyers On October 30, a...

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Honduras + 3 more

Two Weeks After Hurricane Eta, Iota Devastates Central America: Direct Relief is providing nearly $10 million in aid after the Category 4 storm left entire communities underwater and 200,000 displaced.

By Cydney Justman Hurricane Iota, thought to be the strongest storm ever to strike Nicaragua, slammed into the country’s Caribbean coast on Monday evening as a Category 4 hurricane. The storm made...

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How, and Where, Covid-19 Is Spreading in Africa

Lessons from Ebola are being applied continent-wide, and could work in U.S., says WHO doctor By Noah Smith Africa currently has the second-fewest number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the world,...

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