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Six-year-old Ruth, pictured here with her mother, was diagnosed two years ago with a rare cancer that required specialized treatment. Access to health care is extremely limited for children in Haiti, but after being admitted to St. Damien Pediatric Hospital in Port-Au-Prince, Ruth was able to begin treatment. The facility is dedicated to caring for sick children unable to access care, and...
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Three years ago, Imanol was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, the treatment for which was more than his family could afford. All that changed when a bus transported Imanol to receive critical treatment at Casa de la Amistad para Niños con Cáncer, I.A.P., a pediatric cancer center that offers treatment to young patients, free of charge. A bus donated to Casa de la Amistad through the Manejando...
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Driving Your Health: Mapping Patient Care Across Mexico City

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Direct Relief airlifted 82 tons of medical aid to Haiti to help treat cholera and other diseases that have spread widely since Hurricane Matthew struck in October, incapacitating the country’s already overstretched health care system.

Haiti Receives 82 Tons of Urgently Needed Medical Aid

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82 tons of needed medicines and supplies arrive in #Haiti
258 pallets of medical aid totalling 164,000 lbs. have left the warehouse.
Assembling pallets of medical aid for Haiti to help in the recovery from Hurricane Matthew.
Since January, through 11,832 deliveries totaling 1,915 tons, Direct Relief has furnished $845 million in essential medications, vaccines, instruments, and supplies – with each item in each delivery responding to a specific request and needed by people otherwise without access to it.

2016: The Year in Review (so far)

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With the launch of its new donation interface, Direct Relief gives donors unprecedented control over how their contributions are used.

Direct Relief Puts Spending Decisions into Donors’ Hands

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Update: Syrian Refugee Crisis

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Targeted efforts in Syria, as well as in Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan, are improving the health of refugees.

As Syrian Civil War Drags On, Direct Relief Aids Refugees in Country and Beyond

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Emergency Update: Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

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