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October 1, 2015

Happy Birthday Julie Andrews!

October 1, 2015 — Today we’re wishing a very happy 80th birthday to Julie Andrews, who helped found Operation USA more than 36 years ago. Julie has stayed active and helped us reach 100 countries with emergency disaster relief and long-term recovery projects since 1979. We love you, Julie!   To make a donation in […]

September 9, 2015

Syria Refugee Crisis: How To Help

  September 9, 2015 — While Operation USA primarily responds to natural disasters, we recognize that man-made disasters often cause equally devastating conditions for all those who are impacted. Currently, the world is facing the worst refugee crisis in decades, with an estimated 4.1 million people having fled Syria to neighboring countries, some of whom […]

August 6, 2015

Status Report: Nepal Earthquake Recovery

August 6, 2015 — On Saturday, April 25th, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake–the worst earthquake to hit Nepal in more than 80 years–struck just outside the country’s heavily populated capital, Kathmandu, impacting areas across the country and its neighboring borders with India, China, Bangladesh and Tibet. The disaster triggered deadly avalanches on Mount Everest and in […]

May 19, 2015

Situation Report: Nepal

May 19, 2015 — In-kind materials, generously donated by corporate partners, are currently being prepped at the OpUSA warehouse in Port of LA for shipment to partner organizations in Nepal. Thanks to all those who have donated so far, including: United Airlines, Cascade Designs (Therma-a-Rest, MSR, Platypus, SealLine, and Packtowl), Servicon Systems, Inc., Owens & […]

May 12, 2015

NEWS RELEASE: Operation USA to Ship Relief Supplies to Nepal Following Second Major Earthquake

Los Angeles, Calif., May 12, 2015– Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, announced today that it will ship three sea containers of material aid supplies to Nepal, and will continue to assess needs in the country and surrounding areas following the magnitude 7.3 earthquake that struck the country on Tuesday. The agency, which […]

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