GEM has conducted the following missions in the United States:

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)
Fires
2022
United States
On January 9, 2022, at least 19 people, including nine children, were killed in a fire in a Bronx apartment building, in what officials described as one of the city’s worst fires in recent memory.
Tornadoes
2021
United States
Storms unleashed devastating tornadoes late Friday and early Saturday across parts of the central and southern US including Kentucky, where the governor says the death toll may exceed 70.
Tragedy
2021
United States
On November 5th, 2021 a crowd surge at a Houston music festival turned into a deadly tragedy, with eight killed and many injured.
Sustainability
2021
United States
Due to the latest circumstances, homelessness in the United States has dramatically increased and as of 2021 there are currently 552,830 estimated to be homeless.
Hurricanes
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2021
United States
Late Friday afternoon, the NHC issued hurricane warnings for parts of coastal Louisiana including New Orleans. A Category 4 storm hit. Significant flooding reported.
Fires
2021
United States
The Dixie Fire is the 2nd largest fire in California history. It is burning through entire towns such as Greenville and leaving hundreds of people stranded and homeless.
Tragedy
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.
Fires
2021
United States
On January 16, 2021 a fire destroyed Tuluksak’s only source of clean, running water in this Alaskan tribal community.
Fires
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.
Fires
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
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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.
Fires
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.