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September 4, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Operation USA Seeks Cash Donations and Material Aid for The Bahamas

Los Angeles, Calif., September 4, 2019—Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, today announced plans to assess damage and deliver aid to The Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. The agency will deliver both financial and in-kind recovery aid as needed to affected communities, focusing on providing material aid to hospitals and clinics […]

August 28, 2019

Hurricane Dorian Response

September 11, 2019–The official death toll in the Bahamas is hovering around 50, but with 2,500 people reported missing, experts predict it may climb into the thousands as rural communities become accessible, rubble is sorted through and bodies are located. For survivors, conditions are extremely challenging with many reports from the ground indicating that most […]

July 11, 2019

Tropical Storm Barry

July 15, 2019–Though the Gulf Coast was spared catastrophic hurricane damage, Tropical Storm Barry continues to dump rain on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas today–triggering flooding and prompting more evacuations. In many areas, residents are without power and roads and bridges are closed. Local officials in impacted communities are urging those in flooded areas to take […]

July 8, 2019

California Earthquakes: Are You Disaster Prepared?

July 8, 2019–Late last week, residents of Southern California experienced two major earthquakes–a magnitude 6.4 on Thursday, July 4th followed by a magnitude 7.1 just a day later on Friday, July 5th. Experts say these may be indicative of forthcoming, potentially more damaging quakes along the same fault system. Though damage from these quakes was […]

May 14, 2019

California Wildfire Recovery

May 14, 2019–Last week, a shipment of relief supplies left the OpUSA warehouse for Northern California, where wildfire recovery continues. Many thanks to corporate partners who donated items including water and work gloves in support of these important efforts. OpUSA remains committed to wildfire relief and recovery. Your donations make this work possible. Thank you. […]

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