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Hurricane Iota response

Countries
Nicaragua
Sources
Operation USA
Publication date

November 17, 2020–Hurricane Iota–a Category 5 storm–made landfall in Nicaragua early today, battering the same area that was hit by Hurricane Eta just weeks ago. The storm is projected to impact...

Philippines volcano response

Countries
Philippines
Sources
Operation USA
Publication date

January 13, 2020–Reports from Manila today indicate that tens of thousands of people in the Philippines have fled their homes after the Taal volcano erupted this weekend. This comes on the heels of a...

Cyclone Idai Response

Countries
Mozambique
+ 2 more
Sources
Operation USA
Publication date

March 20, 2019–Cyclone Idai, a devastating storm, swept across southeastern Africa late last week–reportedly killing more than 200 people. Hundreds of thousands more were displaced by the cyclone as...

Update: Drought and famine in Ethiopia

Countries
Ethiopia
Sources
Operation USA
Publication date

Operation USA has a unique history in Ethiopia. During the east African famine of 1984-85 we flew the very first 747 cargo jet ever to land at Addis Ababa’s airport, thereby doubling its capacity to...

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