2022 Mission

Bronx Fire

GEM Mission Specific Press
Timeout
Six ways to help the Bronx fire victims right now
House Beautiful
Here's How to Help the Victims of the Bronx Apartment Fire
Newsweek
How to Help the Victims of the Deadly Bronx Fire
CNN
Here are ways you can help the victims of the Bronx Fire
Washington Post
Officials blame space heater, say smoke may have spread because of open door

Global Empowerment Mission Bstrong has activated its first phase response to the Bronx fire disaster at 333 East 181 Street, Bronx NY.

Summary Stats

What we've accomplished to date

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Family Necessities Kits Delivered

Phase 1: Disaster Relief

We have distributed Bstrong cash cards for all the displaced former residents.

In addition, we provided our Family Necessities Kits for each family.

Special Thanks to LIUNA laborers local 79, IBEW Local 3, IUPAT DC9 Steamfitters 638, Sheetmetal workers local 28, LIUNA local 78.

Featured Missions

Floods
2023
United States
Extreme rain throughout California left over 8 million residents under flood watch. After many areas of the state received over half their annual rainfall since just December 26th, flooding, mudslides, and extreme winds were all risks being faced.
Earthquakes
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2022
Indonesia
On November 21st, on the Java island, a powerful earthquake struck. The 6.9 magnitude disaster hit near the major city of Cianjur, destroying thousands of buildings and causing heavy landslides.
Hurricanes
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2022
Bahamas
On November 10,2022 Tropical Storm Nicole made landfall as a Category 1 Hurricane along the east coast of Florida just south of Vero beach. Our team responded immediately following the storm prepared and ready to deploy whatever assistance is needed.
Hurricanes
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2022
Caribbean
Hurricane Lisa intensified into the Caribbean waters, and made landfall in Belize in northern Guatemala. GEM responded immediately by deploying a team & sending containers.
Hurricanes
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2022
United States
On September 24, 2022 CAT4 Hurricane Ian caused catastrophic damage along the SW coast of Florida leaving thousands of survivors devasted.GEM Bstrong, in partnership with Dade County, deployed teams, loaded trucks and established partnerships in the areas affected.
Hurricanes
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2022
Caribbean
On September 18,2022, Hurricane Fiona causing catastrophic flooding and power outages in various municipalities in Puerto Rico. GEM BStrong, alongside our longtime partner #Yonomequito, have been on the ground providing family necessity kits and water.
Floods
2022
Pakistan
On June 14 2022, monsoon rains triggered the most severe flooding in Pakistan’s recent history. Over one third of Pakistan was under water; tens of millions of residents have been affected, and hundreds of thousands have been displaced from their homes.
Fires
2022
United States
In late July, with 100’s of structures destroyed and at least four-related deaths the Oak Fire and McKinney Fire burn throughout California.
Floods
2022
United States
Severe flooding across eastern Kentucky caused 40 deaths. Homes destroyed and roads washed out, leaving communities isolated.
Fires
2022
Europe
The total number of wildfires in the European Union since the beginning of 2022 is almost four times the 15-year average for the same time period.
Tragedy
2022
United States
On May 24, 2022, a gunman fatally shot nineteen students and two teachers and wounded many others at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
Fires
2022
United States
Over 1,000 firefighters backed by bulldozers and aircraft battled the largest active wildfire in the U.S. on Saturday after strong winds pushed it across some containment lines.