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May 22, 2017

Keeping Kids Happy, Healthy and In School

At OpUSA, we know that building and restoring education and health capacity are the most impactful ways to help children and families recover and thrive in the wake of disasters. We believe that now, more than ever, initiatives aimed at improving nutrition, wellness, literacy and learning are of the utmost importance for youth here in […]

April 20, 2017

Nepal Earthquake Recovery: A New School for Fyakse

On Saturday, April 25th, 2015, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake–the worst to hit Nepal in more than 80 years–struck just outside the country’s heavily populated capital, Kathmandu. The disaster triggered deadly avalanches on Mount Everest and in the Langtang Valley, and caused widespread building collapses, damage to infrastructure, injuries and deaths. Less than a month later, […]

March 13, 2017

UN Report: Crisis in East Africa

MARCH 13, 2017– The UN last week released a heartbreaking report on the current crisis in East Africa affecting millions of people across 4 countries.   Unfortunately, much of the current crisis is caused by conflict and socio-political factors that will make the delivery of relief difficult for aid groups attempting to support those most […]

March 9, 2017

Haiti After Hurricane Matthew: Relief Kit Distribution

In October 2016, Hurricane Matthew–a category 4 storm–swept Haiti, the Bahamas and parts of the southern United States.   In Haiti, where communities were still vulnerable from the major earthquake which devastated the country in 2010, a reported 900 people were killed, while tens of thousands of people lost their homes. It was reported that […]

March 2, 2017

Bridging the Gaps in Global Relief

At Operation USA, we are greatly concerned for the people we serve, both here in the USA and abroad.   Recent proposed cuts in the US foreign assistance budget, if enacted, could eviscerate health, agriculture, education and entrepreneurship spending throughout the world. If that occurs, we will see profound effects on the children and families […]

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