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August 26, 2011

ALERT: Ready for Irene — A message from CEO Richard Walden

Like you, Operation USA is closely monitoring reports of Hurricane Irene’s path of destruction as it makes its way north.  65 million people are in its path.     We want you to imagine that you are here with us at Operation USA headquarters in Los Angeles as we watch the storm–and prepare to be […]

August 25, 2011

NEWS RELEASE: Boeing, RwandAir and Operation USA Partner to Deliver Books to Kigali, Rwanda

SEATTLE, Aug. 25, 2011– Boeing today delivered a Next-Generation 737 with the new Boeing Sky Interior to RwandAir, making it the first African carrier to own and operate Boeing’s innovative interior. The delivery also is the first direct-purchase 737 in RwandAir’s fleet. “This new interior will set RwandAir apart from our competition by bringing a […]

August 15, 2011

NEWS RELEASE: Julie Andrews Appeals For Support For East African Drought & Famine Victims

JULIE ANDREWS, OPERATION USA FOUNDING BOARD MEMBER APPEALS FOR SUPPORT FOR EAST AFRICAN DROUGHT & FAMINE VICTIMS   LOS ANGELES, CA (August 15, 2011)— A message from Julie Andrews, Operation USA Founding Board Member:   “Like many of you, I’ve been watching the developing story of yet another famine in East Africa. The images of […]

August 5, 2011


East Africa is currently experiencing 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 southern Bakool. It is predicted that the entire south of Somalia will face famine within the next two months. Operation USA is working to assess […]


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 […]

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