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October 12, 2019

Typhoon Hagibis Response

October 12, 2019–Typhoon Hagibis, the largest storm to hit Japan in decades, slammed the country this weekend with extreme winds and heavy rain leading to dangerous conditions, flooding and landslides. A magnitude 5.7 earthquake also shook the Tokyo region Saturday evening. Nearly 4 million people have been evacuated and hundreds of thousands of homes and […]

October 11, 2019

California Wildfire Response & Recovery 2019

October 11, 2019–Operation USA is currently monitoring all active wildfires and assessing opportunities to provide aid locally in Southern California as well as across the state in impacted areas. As funding allows, we will ship in-kind material aid, deliver cash grants, and support long-term recovery efforts in the hardest-hit and most under-served communities. This work […]

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 […]

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