2022 Mission

California Fires

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230 families affected by Mosquito Fire receive aid from nonprofit organization
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Feeding fire survivors: Camp Fire survivors helping survivors of the Oak & McKinney Fires

Global Empowerment Mission BStrong is currently responding to the Oak and Mckinney Fires in California.

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What we've accomplished to date

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Phase 1: Disaster Relief

In July 2022, we activated our Phase 1 response to the Oak Fire in Mariposa County, California. When the McKinney Fire broke soon thereafter, we pivoted plans quickly to service both fires. Our partnership with Paradise Gleaners allows us to stay on top of real-time information in Northern and Central California, and tailor our response accordingly.

Our ground teams can be found providing Family Necessity Kits in locations where needs are highest, which are often areas that are harder to reach or receive less press coverage. As the wildfire season develops, we will continue to pack trucks with supplies that best match on-the-ground needs.

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Featured Missions

Earthquakes
A massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Southern Turkey and Syria early February 6th. Thousands are expected to have lost their lives, with countless more injured.
Fires
2023
United States
On January 28, a 75 unit apartment complex in Miami Gardens suffered major devastation due to a fire. More than half the units are completely destroyed, with the remainder being inhabitable due to extreme fire, smoke, and water damage.
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.