SAMU First Response is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Washington, DC. We are dedicated to providing urgent and empowering humanitarian support to the most vulnerable populations during national and international crises. Driven by our mission to save lives, we prioritize promoting health and inclusivity for all. At SAMU, we understand the complexities of an ever-changing and unpredictable environment, and we adapt accordingly. Our team stands ready to act without hesitation, ensuring the success of our missions. Whether it’s rapidly deploying Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) teams for earthquake response in Turkey, offering critical medical assistance to refugees from Ukraine, or operating a reception and respite center in our nation’s capital for migrants seeking a better life in the U.S., we are fully committed to making a meaningful impact in people’s lives.

Join us as we improve the lives of those who need it most!