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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Bstrong Visa Cards Already Distributed
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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

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
Tropical Storm Nicole is due to make landfall in the Bahamas and Florida as a hurricane in the days to come. Our team is currently preparing for this 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
GEM Bstrong, in partnership with Dade County, has deployed teams, loaded trucks and established partnerships in the areas affected. Our team is on the ground now.
Hurricanes
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2022
Caribbean
GEM BStrong will be on the ground in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic this week, addressing the extreme flooding and impact of Hurricane Fiona.
Floods
2022
Pakistan
Over one third of Pakistan is currently 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.
Tornadoes
2022
United States
On April 29th a tornado that damaged more than 1,000 buildings in south-central Kansas generated winds up to 165 mph (266 kph) and carved a path of destruction nearly 13 miles (21 kilometers)