GEM has conducted the following missions in the United States:

Sustainability
2021
United States
On June 24, 2021, at approximately 1:30 a.m. EDT, Champlain Towers South, a 12-story beachfront condominium building in the Miami suburb of Surfside, Florida, United States, partially collapsed.
Tornadoes
2021
United States
At least five people are dead and there are reports of multiple injuries, authorities said, as tornadoes tore through Alabama Thursday afternoon.
Sustainability
2021
United States
Millions of Texans were without heat and electricity this week as snow, ice and frigid temperatures caused a catastrophic failure of the state’s power grid.
Wildfires
2021
United States
On January 16, 2021 a fire destroyed Tuluksak’s only source of clean, running water in this Alaskan tribal community.
Wildfires
2020
United States
CalFire has reported that California has lost 3.1 million acres, or about 4,844 sq miles (12,546 sq km), to wildfires since the beginning of this year. There are currently 29 major fires burning.
Wildfires
2020
United States
Wildfires have burned 1,500,000 acres of forest and numerous historic communities leaving entire towns in ashes causing over 500,000 people to evacuate with an ever-growing list of missing persons.
Hurricanes
2020
United States
The 2020 hurricane season is ravaging the Gulf Coast. Tropical Storm Cristobal, Hurricanes Marco, Laura, Sally and impending Hurricane Delta have caused $15B+ in damages disrupting millions of lives.
Sustainability
2020
United States
On May 26, 2020, an ongoing series of civil unrest protests began across the U.S. that caused businesses to close and impacted local economies to a collective $500 million loss.
Pandemics
2020
United States
In January 2020, the COVID‑19 pandemic began in the United States and is an ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus disease, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus.
Tornadoes
2020
United States
On March 3, 2020, a deadly tornado outbreak affected West and Middle Tennessee, becoming the 6th costliest tornado in US history, and another that impacted areas in the western part of Cookeville.
Wildfires
2018
United States
In 2018, the wildfire season was the deadliest and most destructive ever recorded in California. More than 7,639 fires burned an area of 1,893,913 acres causing more than $3.5 billion in damage.
Hurricanes
2018
United States
On October 7, 2018, Hurricane Michael became the first Category 5 hurricane to strike the contiguous United States since Hurricane Andrew in 1992 causing $25.5 billion in damage.
Hurricanes
2018
United States
On August 31, 2018, Hurricane Florence was a powerful and long-lived Cape Verde hurricane that caused catastrophic damage in the Carolina, as a result of freshwater flooding due to torrential rain.
Volcano Eruptions
2018
United States
On May 3, 2018, the Puna eruption was a volcanic event on the island of Hawaii, causing outbreaks of 300 ft lava fountains, flows, and volcanic gas, road deformation causing $800million in damage.
Sustainability
2001
United States
On September 11, there was a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States, where 2,977 lives were lost with more than 25,000 injuries.