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September 26, 2017

A Letter from President & CEO Richard Walden

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” -Martin Luther King, Jr.   Dear Friends,   At Operation USA, we’ve spent nearly 40 years responding to disasters here in the United States and abroad. We’ve seen communities completely devastated by earthquakes, tornadoes, wildfires, hurricanes, typhoons, tsunamis and floods. We’ve worked […]

September 21, 2017

NEWS RELEASE: Operation USA, Disaster Agencies Scramble to Respond to Unprecedented Relief Needs

Los Angeles-based non-governmental agency implores public to donate while responding to five major disasters within three weeks   Los Angeles, Calif., September 21, 2017—Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief organization, today issued a plea to the public for donations after a record-breaking five major disasters have impacted areas of the United States and Mexico […]

September 18, 2017

Helping Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh

At Operation USA, we know that disasters aren’t always the result of weather phenomena or other circumstances beyond control. Too often, in too many places, crises and disasters are born from violent acts at the hand of mankind. The effects of man-made disasters are just as devastating and last just as long as those caused […]

September 8, 2017

Updates: Mexico Earthquakes

March 12, 2018–Last week, a shipment of relief and recovery materials left the OpUSA warehouse in Port of LA for the General Hospital in Cuernavaca, in the Morelos state of Mexico. The shipment contains medical equipment and supplies, including baby warmers, incubators, ventilators, gurneys, lighting, cleaning and sanitizing materials and anesthesia machines. We are grateful […]

September 18, 2017

Updates: Hurricane Maria

February 28, 2018–Five months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, many island residents remain vulnerable as recovery has only just begun. Some experts say the death toll continued to rise for months after the storm due to disaster conditions, and many residents are still without power and lack access to proper medical care, food, clean […]

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