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March 12, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response

At this time, Operation USA is seeking major monetary donations as well as bulk, corporate in-kind donations of appropriate supplies to help combat the spread of COVID-19 and to bolster facilities and people treating those who are already impacted. Your partnership with and investment in Operation USA at this time is crucial to our ability […]

January 28, 2020

Developing: Caribbean Earthquake Response

January 28, 2019–Earlier today a magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck off the coasts of Jamaica and Cuba, shaking the island nations and sending tremors across the Caribbean and Florida. Damage is not yet known.   OpUSA will monitor this situation and prepare to deliver aid if/where necessary/possible. Please check back for further updates.   To donate […]

January 13, 2020

Julie Andrews: Home Work

Learn about Julie’s introduction to humanitarian aid work and read excerpts from her travel diaries in: Home Work: A Memoir Of My Hollywood Years         “My trip to Southeast Asia [with Operation USA] changed me on a profound level. Whereas before, my creative work seemed the most significant pursuit, now a heightened […]

Philippines Volcano Response

January 13, 2020–Reports from Manila today indicate that tens of thousands of people in the Philippines have fled their homes after the Taal volcano erupted this weekend. This comes on the heels of a typhoon which struck the country on Christmas Day, killing 30 and causing widespread damage. Experts fear a tsunami may also follow […]

January 7, 2020

Puerto Rico Earthquakes Response

January 13, 2020–Unprecedented seismic activity in Puerto Rico–where many islanders continue to grapple with the effects of and challenges created by Hurricane Maria in late 2017–has shaken the territory this month, causing new damage to structures and roads and a widespread power outage. A magnitude 6.4 tremor (the largest in a series of recent quakes, […]

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