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July 20, 2018

FedEx & IMC Respond to Ebola Outbreak in DRC

International Medical Corps continues its ongoing fight against the spread of the Ebola virus, even after significant progress has been made to contain the deadly infection plaguing the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The non-profit organization set up its portable hospitals in the DRC to help train medical staff in the field in the event

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July 12, 2018

Preparing for Disaster: How Hurricane Prep Packs Can Save Lives

Find out how Direct Relief and FedEx have teamed up to help prepare vulnerable areas ahead of hurricane season.

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April 26, 2018

3 Ways That Trees Help Disaster Recovery

Guest post from Arbor Day Foundation: Learn how the Community Tree Recovery Program helps areas in disaster recovery.

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April 10, 2018

Relief Agency Gets Critical Supplies Across Romania

After a skiing accident left him paralyzed three years ago, 21-year-old Mihnea not only had to confront life in a wheelchair, he also faced a potentially bigger challenge – little access to the medical supplies he needed to live an independent life. Mihnea attends university in Timisoara in western Romania, 350 km from his hometown

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November 6, 2017

FedEx Responds With Disaster Relief Efforts

Stay up to date on our disaster relief shipments.

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September 8, 2017

How Direct Relief Turned a Refrigerator Into a Life Saver in Houston

When Dan Hovey arrived in Houston to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery work, he didn’t quite expect that he’d be shopping for an appliance. Yet, finding a refrigerator became the focus of one of the most impactful things that he did on day one. Without it, vital medicines (that must be kept cold) would have

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September 2, 2017

FedEx Donates and Delivers 10 Tons of Food to Houston in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey

More than 20,000 meals-ready-to-eat (MREs) made their way to victims of Hurricane Harvey on Friday.

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January 12, 2017

Brightening Lives, One Light At A Time

Anna and I started LuminAID after working on a project together in architecture school. It was just following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and we wanted to find a way to help communities struggling without electricity. Families were living in pitch-black tent cities, occasionally using candles for lighting which were prone to cause fires. Without

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