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Direct Relief Emergency Airlift to Provide 50 Tons of Essential Medications, Supplies to Philippines
Date:11/21/2013

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Direct Relief will conduct the largest emergency airlift in its 65-year history this Saturday to deliver 50 tons of essential medications and emergency medical supplies to people affected by Typhoon Haiyan. The massive air shipment includes enough medicines to treat 250,000 people and will be delivered on a wide-bodied cargo aircraft flight arranged and donated by FedEx. All aid items were requested by health officials and nongovernmental groups in the Philippines. 

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Since the typhoon struck two weeks ago, medical aid organization Direct Relief has already delivered 10 tons of materials valued at $4 million to the Philippines through 10 emergency airfreight shipments and hand-carried items provided to medical teams traveling to the region. The donations contain antibiotics, I.V. fluids, oral rehydration formula, wound care supplies, pain relievers, surgical instruments, nutritional supplements, hygiene kits, and chronic disease medicines. The nonprofit also provided $150,000 in emergency cash grants to support relief operations launched immediately by trusted Filipino and colleague organizations.

The typhoon's devastating effects included significant damage or complete destruction of health facilities in its path that also eliminated stocks of pharmaceuticals and medical equipment, now urgently-needed.

"Filipinos have suffered a severe calamity and need help as they organize and manage the immediate relief and efforts and plan the next steps," said Direct Relief President and CEO, Thomas Tighe.  "Direct Relief's unique licensing among nonprofits allows us manage the donation of prescription medications, and our immediate focus is responding to urgent reque
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