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NEW ORLEANS: The Awesome Girls Mentoring Program

By • Jul 22nd, 2010 • Category: Education, Featured Projects Home, Health, Program Area, Projects, United States, Women And Children

The Awesome Girls Program offers afterschool programming for girls, providing safety, shelter and nurturing in post-Katrina New Orleans.



NEW ORLEANS: Post-Katrina Mental Health Program for Children

By • Jul 11th, 2010 • Category: Development, Disaster Response, Featured Projects Home, Health, Program Area, Projects, United States, Women And Children

Through the Children’s Bureau of New Orleans, this program provides specialized programs for children and families in the greater New Orleans area, with an emphasis on mental health, child welfare and advocacy.



SANTA ROSA, NICARAGUA–An Overview

By • Jul 10th, 2010 • Category: Development, Disaster Response, Education, Featured Projects Home, Health, Latin America, Material Aid, Program Area, Projects, Women And Children

In the 10 years since Hurricane Mitch devastated the region, Operation USA has made a long-term commitment to the village of Santa Rosa, Nicaragua.



Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Disaster Response–An Overview

By • Jul 23rd, 2009 • Category: Development, Disaster Response, Featured Projects Home, Health, Material Aid, Program Area, Projects, United States, Women And Children

Operation USA continues post-hurricane projects in Louisiana and Mississippi–with an emphasis on community health clinics. Although there has been significant progress in much of the region, many residents are still struggling to reconstruct their lives.



Hurricanes Gustav & Ike: Disaster Response in the Gulf Coast, USA

By • Jul 11th, 2009 • Category: Disaster Response, Material Aid, Projects, United States, Women And Children

Following a Category 2 hurricane on September 1, 2008, Operation USA responded with aid to Louisiana, Mississippi and parts of Texas.



Hurricanes Gustav & Ike: Disaster Response in Cuba and Haiti

By • Jul 5th, 2009 • Category: Cuba & Haiti, Current Projects, Disaster Response, Education, Health, Material Aid, Projects

In September 2008, Hurricane Ike slammed into the Caribbean hitting Haiti and Cuba, causing serious flooding, wind damage and crop devastation.



Hurricane Katrina: (Video) Help Focuses On Kids

By • Jun 16th, 2009 • Category: Uncategorized


NEWS RELEASE: Jackson Browne Headlines Show For Hurricane Relief

By • Nov 1st, 2008 • Category: Disaster Response Program News, News, Press Releases

Proceeds from the November 29th concert will go help Operation USA to fund hurricane relief efforts tailored to meet local needs of families and health facilities in Cuba, Haiti and Texas.



NEWS RELEASE: Operation USA Speeds Relief To Texas In Response To Hurricane Ike

By • Sep 12th, 2008 • Category: Disaster Response Program News, Health Program News, Material Aid Program News, News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES (September 12, 2008)—Los Angeles based international relief agency, Operation USA, is responding to Hurricane Ike’s arrival in Texas and preparing a shipment of medical supplies and other essentials to health centers throughout the affected region. Operation USA is working with the Texas Association of Community Health Centers which is dealing with the medical more »



NEWS RELEASE: Operation USA Plans Assistance To Cuba After Hurricane Ike

By • Sep 8th, 2008 • Category: Cuba & Haiti, Disaster Response, Disaster Response Program News, News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES (September 8, 2008) Los Angeles-based international disaster relief group, Operation USA, announced today that it would send emergency assistance to Cuba’s main pediatric hospitals so that they could better respond to the medical needs of children stemming from the devastation caused by Hurricanes Gustav and Ike. Ike is hitting Camaguey Province, Cuba’s capitol, more »



NEWS RELEASE: Operation USA Partnering With Gulf Coast Clinics In Preparation For Hurricane Gustav Response

By • Sep 1st, 2008 • Category: Disaster Response, Disaster Response Program News, Material Aid Program News, News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES (September 1, 2008) The Los Angeles-based international disaster relief agency, Operation USA, is working with communities likely to be affected by Hurricane Gustav next week. Operation USA was active in Hurricanes Katrina and Rita which struck Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi on August 29, 2005 (Katrina) and again in mid September, 2005 (Rita). The more »