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May 8, 2015

FedEx Response to Nepal Earthquake

FedEx has committed approximately $1 million in cash, transportation support and two chartered flights to deliver critical medical aid and supplies to Nepal in the wake of last week’s devastating earthquake.

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November 24, 2013

FedEx Honored to Assist in Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts

Disaster relief is in our DNA. For decades, FedEx has been honored to deliver critical supplies, services and expertise to support victims of disaster.

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July 9, 2013

Direct Relief…When You Need It Most

FedEx and Direct Relief (formerly Direct Relief International) have a relationship that goes back more than 20 years.  From Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, to numerous tsunamis and floods in Asia, to the earthquake in Haiti in 2010; FedEx has worked closely with Direct Relief to deliver much-needed aid to disaster-affected areas both domestically and abroad.

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March 18, 2013

Speedy Support from FedEx for Sandy Relief Gets Big Thank You from Direct Relief

Earlier this month I participated in the Partners for Quality Medical Donations (PQMD) conference sponsored by FedEx and hosted by Direct Relief. Direct Relief is one of four major relief organizations with which FedEx works year round. They are the only NGO licensed to distribute pharmaceuticals in all 50 US States. Pharmaceutical companies donate product to them and they use the products to help a network of more than a thousand health clinics serve disadvantaged people across the US. They also provide medicines and medical supplies to NGOs around the world.

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