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Disaster Relief Posts
July 20, 2018
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
July 12, 2018
Find out how Direct Relief and FedEx have teamed up to help prepare vulnerable areas ahead of hurricane season.
April 10, 2018
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
September 8, 2017
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
September 2, 2017
More than 20,000 meals-ready-to-eat (MREs) made their way to victims of Hurricane Harvey on Friday.
January 12, 2017
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