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August 5, 2011

MIDWEST/SOUTHERN U.S. TORNADO/FLOOD RELIEF 2011: Recovery Projects

2011 has been an exceptionally destructive and deadly year for tornadoes–the deadliest year for tornadoes in the United States since 1936. Worldwide, at least 560 people perished due to tornadoes—546 of those in the United States, due in large part to several extremely large tornado outbreaks in April and late May.   Operation USA has […]

DROUGHT CRISIS IN EAST AFRICA & BEYOND: A message from Richard Walden, President & CEO

Operation USA is focusing on providing safe (e.g., purified) water to refugees from Somalia languishing in the world’s largest refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya, and to internally displaced drought victims in southern Ethiopia. We are working with local partners including Oxfam America and Africa Humanitarian Action, an Ethiopia-based Pan-African NGO. Both are excellent NGOs and […]

July 21, 2011

NEWS RELEASE: OpUSA Responds to Drought Crisis in East Africa

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 21, 2011)—Los Angeles-based International relief agency Operation USA announced today that it will send emergency aid to East Africa as part of relief efforts responding to the worst drought to hit the region in 60 years. The UN has officially declared famine in parts of southern Somalia—regions of Lower Shabelle and […]

June 2, 2011

MATERIAL AID SHIPMENTS: Japan, Cambodia and The Philippines receive vital medical and emergency supplies

MATERIAL AID SHIPMENTS: 2011   From antibiotics to vitamin A, water purifications tablets to surgical packs—Operation USA has been delivering material aid in the form of donated medical supplies and equipment, medicines and vitamins, education and shelter materials to people in need from its earliest days forward.   A cornerstone of our work, Operation USA […]

April 20, 2011

NEWS RELEASE: The Bird and The Bee–A Benefit for Operation USA

THE BIRD AND THE BEE A BENEFIT FOR OPERATION USA SATURDAY, JUNE 4 AT THE BOOTLEG THEATER IN LOS ANGELES   Los Angeles, CA (April 20, 2011)—Operation USA today announced that The Bird and The Bee will perform at the Bootleg Theater on June 4th in Los Angeles, with proceeds to benefit Operation USA’s disaster […]

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