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March 27, 2023

Mississippi Tornado Response

March 27, 2023– This weekend, a series of deadly storms and tornadoes struck Mississippi, killing dozens and causing widespread devastation. Today, threats linger as storms continue to batter the state with hail, lightning and high winds–and additional tornadoes are possible. Our thoughts are with all those who have suffered damage and losses. OpUSA will continue […]

February 9, 2023

Remembering Burt Bacharach

February 9, 2023–We at OpUSA are saddened at the passing of the great Burt Bacharach, legendary composer, producer, songwriter and pianist. We were lucky to work with Mr. Bacharach in 1999, when he joined “Music Bridges” to Cuba, a program where American artists (including greats like Gladys Knight, Bonnie Raitt, Mick Fleetwood and Peter Frampton!) […]

February 6, 2023

Turkey Earthquakes Response

On February 6, 2023, two powerful magnitude 7.8+ earthquakes struck Turkey, causing widespread damage across Turkey and Syria. A a magnitude 6.4 aftershock on February 20, 2023 and a magnitude 5.2 quake on February 27, 2023 caused further destruction. These quakes, along with subsequent, powerful aftershocks, are the worst to strike the area in modern […]

January 18, 2023

California Storms Recovery

January 18, 2023–For several weeks, California has been overwhelmed by major storms. Heavy rainfall has inundated many communities, leading to floods/flash floods, mudslides, power outages and significant damage across the state. At least 20 people have been reported dead, with many more injured and/or displaced. We at Operation USA are committed to helping our neighbors […]

October 27, 2022

Humanitarianism Has No Place for Hate

We at Operation USA are deeply saddened and offended by the recent surge of antisemitism in the United States. This overt hatred, fueled by the words and actions of public figures and hate groups and intensified by the prominence of social media, is disgusting and must not be tolerated. We stand with Jewish people everywhere—along […]

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