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May 13, 2024

Gaza: Latest Updates

Updated: 5/14/2024 We are entering the 7th month of war in Gaza and the humanitarian conditions there are tragically worsening. As of this writing, the World Food Program reports that the 200,000+ citizens of northern Gaza are in “full-blown famine” – with 20% of all households starving and nearly 30% of all children suffering severe […]

March 18, 2024

Disasters Are Not Natural

We often speak of “natural disasters” as the floods, winds, fires and earthquakes that can wreak such great damage on our communities, seemingly at random. But in truth, disasters are never truly natural and they are less random than we realize.  Experts use the following as shorthand to demonstrate this notion that nearly all disasters […]

February 23, 2024

Ukraine Conflict: 2 Years On

February 24th marked two years since Russia’s full-scale invasion into Ukraine, the largest attack on a European country since World War II. Those past 24 months have been marked by tens of thousands of Ukrainian civilian casualties, millions fleeing the country, and millions more internally displaced within its borders. The refugee crisis is the worst […]

February 5, 2024

California Storm Response

The unprecedented rainfall continues throughout much of California. Millions of people continue to face extremely dangerous conditions from ongoing flooding and mudslides that are damaging homes and infrastructure. From our home office in a deluged Los Angeles, Operation USA is standing witness firsthand to the destructive conditions. We are working closely with our community partners […]

August 8, 2023

Hawaii Wildfire Response

OpUSA has deployed emergency grants and continues to assess opportunities to help Hawaii.

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