Direct Relief News

By Direct Relief

Emergency response and global humanitarian reporting from Direct Relief, an apolitical, nonsectarian non-profit with a humanitarian mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty and emergencies.

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    Treating an Opioid Use Disorder is Difficult. A Pandemic Doesn't Help.
    12:08
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    Growing Up in the Midst of a Pandemic: How Covid is Affecting Children's Development
    14:21
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    Sometimes, Just Getting to the Doctor is the Hardest Part
    6:16
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    Mental Health Providers See "Unprecedented" Surge During Pandemic
    7:54
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    For Pregnant Women, Stigma Complicates Opioid Treatment
    7:15
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    Wildfires and Covid-19. Overlapping Emergencies Demand Strategic Response.
    8:22
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    "Way Beyond Their Medical Needs." Health Care Providers Prepare for Hurricane Laura
    11:04
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    In Sudan, Those with Diabetes Face Increased Risks Amid Pandemic
    6:13
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    CA Wildfires Bring Convergence of Public Health Crises
    12:52
  2. 10.
    The Health Consequences of California's Public Safety Power Shut Offs
    8:14
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    Fewer Medical Visits, More Unplanned Pregnancies. How Covid-19 is Affecting Reproductive Healthcare.
    5:10
  4. 12.
    Responding to Covid-19 in the Navajo Nation: A Front Line Perspective.
    18:09
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    "They Don't Have Food, Period. Let Alone Healthy Options." How Covid-19 Has Impacted Chronic Care.
    6:54
  6. 14.
    Responding to the Coronavirus Outbreak on California-Mexico Border
    6:28
  7. 15.
    In U.S., New Trends Fuel Coronavirus Resurgence
    15:25
  8. 16.
    Racial Health Inequities Persist. Here's How Two Minneapolis Providers are Bridging the Gap.
    9:01
  9. 17.
    Dominica Nearly Eradicated Covid-19. Hurricane Season Could Change That.
    4:46
  10. 18.
    Deciding How and Where to Send Supplies During Covid-19
    12:54
  11. 19.
    In the Midst of Covid-19, Florida Healthcare Providers Prepare for "Active" Hurricane Season
    7:11
  12. 20.
    'Last Black Man in SF' Actor Jamal Trulove on his Unconventional Journey to Activism
    21:01
  13. 21.
    Tracking Population Movement as States Reopen
    14:51
  14. 22.
    Covid-19 Exposes Digital Divide in Healthcare
    8:34
  15. 23.
    Covid-19's Misleading Death Toll: Who Has Not Been Counted?
    20:08
  16. 24.
    The Camp Fire Destroyed Their Homes. With Many Still Unhoused, Covid-19 Brings New Complications.
    7:32
  17. 25.
    Inside the Lives of America's 'Essential Workers'
    5:09
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    For the U.S., Italy Provides Glimpse Into One Possible Future
    4:40
  19. 27.
    The Logistics of Responding to a Pandemic
    14:49
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    Tracking Social Distancing
    19:50
  21. 29.
    "The Tip of the Iceberg." An Infectious Disease Specialist Weighs in on the Coronavirus.
    6:27
  22. 30.
    For One Australian School, Rebuilding Classrooms Came First. Then, Mental Health.
    5:09
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    As U.S. Ramps Up Testing for Covid-19, Cases Expected to Rise
    5:56
  24. 32.
    Beyond Tampons and Pads: A Solution to Period Poverty?
    9:28
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    Free Health Care: How One Clinic is Making it Happen.
    9:54
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    In America's Heartland, an Unlikely Activist Tackles the Opioid Epidemic
    13:18
  27. 35.
    10 Years Later, Remembering the Haiti Earthquake
    24:49
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    An Aging Population Calls for a New Approach to Elder Care. This Clinic is Up to the Challenge.
    11:01
  29. 37.
    A Year of Disasters Brings Another Year of Response
    14:22
  30. 38.
    Cutting Through the Noise by Giving Thanks
    10:00
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    Power Remains an Open Question for California Health Centers
    8:03
  32. 40.
    Haiti is Facing a Humanitarian Crisis. This Doctor is on the Front Lines of it.
    24:39
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    The Climate is Changing. Now, We Must Adapt.
    8:25
  34. 42.
    Stress Headaches and Fluttering Heartbeats. The Kincade Fire is Eroding Mental Health.
    6:12
  35. 43.
    Rags Instead of Tampons. Here's What Period Poverty Looks Like in the U.S.
    10:51
  36. 44.
    To address the national opioid epidemic, this health center acts locally
    15:10
  37. 45.
    Puerto Rico extends empathy to neighboring Bahamas
    7:44
  38. 46.
    Giving girls their days back
    9:00
  39. 47.
    During a disaster, hygiene matters more
    3:39
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    Hurricane Dorian: Voices from the field
    3:47
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    Hurricane Dorian: The challenge of reaching hard to reach places
    2:29
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    Hurricane Dorian: What to remember when evacuating
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