On June 29th, our longtime friend and founding board member visited ‘The View’ to talk about her upcoming roles, new projects, activism and our work here at Operation USA. Watch the clip below.
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 […]
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– 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 […]
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 […]