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Ethiopia + 2 more

Confronting a Crisis in Ethiopia, A Brand-New Nonprofit Finds Its Feet

By Talya Meyers The Eri Yiakl Foundation, originally formed to help Eritrean refugees during the pandemic, now finds itself responding to conflict in Ethiopia - and finding new ways to meet needs. Dr. Habteab Feseha, an Eritrean-American physician…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
11 Feb 2021

Zimbabwe

As Zimbabwe Doctors’ Strike Drags On, Hospital Hallways Fall Silent

As fast-rising inflation has roiled the country – combined with severe drought in some places – even basic food has become unaffordable for many Zimbabweans. And doctors at public hospitals say they’re simply not making enough…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
26 Jan 2020

Uganda + 1 more

His Patients Fled Violent Conflict to Uganda. He Followed Them.

When war spread to South Sudan's Kajo Keji province, Dr. Joseph Dumba began treating his patients at a refugee camp. By Talya Meyers The clinic, designed to serve the citizens in a southernmost corner of South Sudan, had…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
10 Jul 2019

Mozambique

After Cyclones Idai and Kenneth, Recovery in Mozambique Continues

By Gordon Willcock It’s been eight weeks since Cyclone Idai made landfall in Mozambique, bringing destructive winds and torrential rain that created dangerous flooding, effectively creating an inland sea and cutting off multiple communities for more than…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
18 May 2019

Mozambique

Predicting the Spread of Cholera in Mozambique as Case Count Rises

Modeling aims to target vaccination campaigns and protect more people against the disease. By Andrew Schroeder In the aftermath of Cyclone Kenneth, the second major storm in only a few weeks to strike the southern African country of…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
16 May 2019

Mozambique

If Cyclone Kenneth Leads to Cholera in Mozambique, Who Is Most at Risk?

Experts are working to predict what regions of Mozambique could be at risk for the highly contagious disease after the second cyclone in six weeks sweeps through country. By Andrew Schroeder Northern Mozambique has never experienced a storm…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
28 Apr 2019

Mozambique

Cyclone Kenneth Sweeps Through Mozambique

Country endures second cyclone in just over a month, and local groups are working to respond. By Lara Cooper APRIL 25, 2019 3:12 PM Cyclone Kenneth slammed into Mozambique’s Northern Coast on Thursday, just five weeks after the country…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
26 Apr 2019

Mozambique

With Cholera, Cyclone Idai Deals Another Blow

With lack of clean drinking water, cases of cholera are mounting in the region after major destruction from the cyclone occurred last month. When Cyclone Idai crashed ashore on March 14 in the vicinity of Beira in…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
09 Apr 2019

Mozambique + 1 more

Needed Medications Arrive in Mozambique

Direct Relief commits $250,000 in support of Cyclone Idai response as shipments of critical medicines continue. By Gordon Willcock, Karoline Albuquerque Flood waters are beginning to recede in Mozambique after Cyclone Idai made landfall last month, but recovery…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Direct Relief
Posted:
02 Apr 2019

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