Fact Sheets

While Liberia and Sierra Leone continue to report increasing numbers of EVD cases, the U.N. World Health Organization (WHO) reports generally improving or stable situations in Guinea and Nigeria

The Local Transparency and Cooperation Initiative (LTCI) is a community-based conflict mitigation program improving cooperation and accountability between citizens and local government in the provision of quality public services; and increasing the transparency of and public confidence in the extractive industry.

Highlights: Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone continue to report new cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). U.S. Ambassador Deborah R. Malac declares a disaster due to the effects of the EVD outbreak in Liberia. USAID and CDC deploy a team of response experts to Liberia and Guinea to assess the situation and coordinate U.S. Government (USG) response efforts.

PEER aims to assist local, regional, and national disaster management agencies in organizing and conducting standardized training in medical first response, collapsed structure search and rescue, community action for disaster response (CADRE), and hospital preparedness for emergency (HOPE) following a disaster.

The project coordinates long-term earthquake risk reduction planning with the Government of Nepal, schools, and communities to increase earthquake awareness and preparedness.

The project aims to reduce the number of deaths and injuries and the negative socio-economic impact caused by disasters by building the response capacity of the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) and communities in Nepal.

BCIPN supports municipal governments in Nepal to develop and administer building permits and control systems to improve seismic performance of new building constructions.

The project aims to increase disaster awareness and promote public-private partnerships and investment in disaster risk management in Nepal.

Сбор и распространение данных о населении и здоровье населения на национальном и реги-ональном уровнях для поддержки национальных прави-тельств, гражданского общества, исследователей и донорских организаций в разработке и мониторинге про-грамм и политик.

The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) are nation-ally representative household surveys that provide data for a wide range of monitoring and impact evaluation indicators in population, health, and nutrition.  DHS surveys are known worldwide as the gold standard for public health information and are used by national and international agencies.


Last updated: August 21, 2014