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February 22, 2016

NEWS RELEASE: Operation USA To Aid Recovery Efforts in Fiji Following Tropical Cyclone Winston

Los Angeles, Calif., February 22, 2016–Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, announced today that it is assessing needs and planning recovery efforts after Tropical Cyclone Winston—the strongest tropical storm on record in the Southern Hemisphere—hit Fiji this weekend. The Category 5 storm, which made landfall on Saturday, battered the island nation with heavy […]

January 5, 2016

Update: Winterization Project in Fyakse, Dhading, Nepal

January 5, 2016 — On Saturday, April 25th, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake–the worst earthquake to hit Nepal in more than 80 years–struck just outside the country’s heavily populated capital, Kathmandu, impacting areas across the country and its neighboring borders with India, China, Bangladesh and Tibet. The disaster triggered deadly avalanches on Mount Everest and in […]

December 3, 2015

Update: Operation USA Makes Grant to Awesome Girls Program, Louisiana, USA

December 3, 2015 — The Awesome Girls Program in New Orleans has served at-risk girls in the area for nearly 18 years. Girls participating in the program face many challenges, and also encounter many barriers to healthy growth and development such as poor schools, lack of physical safety in neighborhoods and schools, disrupted family dynamics […]

November 23, 2015

Update: Operation USA Makes Grant to Fyakse, Dhading District, Nepal

November 23, 2015 –The remote village of Fyakse, in the Dhading district of Nepal, was hit hard by the two major earthquakes which struck the country in April and May. OpUSA staff visited the village in July of this year, and we have since decided to focus our relief and long-term recovery efforts in the […]

October 23, 2015

NEWS RELEASE: Operation USA to Aid Recovery Efforts in Mexico Following Hurricane Patricia

Los Angeles, Calif., October 23, 2015—Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, announced today that is assessing needs in Mexico as Hurricane Patricia causes “catastrophic” damage. The agency is planning to deliver recovery aid to affected communities, and will call on long standing partnerships in the country to facilitate the distribution of aid.   […]

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