Direct Relief

Updated July 28, 2022
  • Type of site: Charity & Humanitarian
  • Area Served: World
  • Current Status: Active
  • Available in: English
  • Country: United States
  • Location/Headquarters: Santa Barbara, California
  • Registration: None
  • Founded: August 23, 1948
  • Founder(s): William D. Zimdin, Dezso Karczag
  • Glourl Rank: 1236 (Global, July 28, 2022)
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  • Direct Relief (formerly known as Direct Relief International) is a nonprofit humanitarian organization that provides emergency medical assistance and disaster relief in the United States and internationally.

    Direct Relief is a humanitarian aid organization, active in all 50 states and more than 80 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies – without regard to politics, religion, or ability to pay.