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October 24, 2014

OVERVIEW

Indonesia is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world, regularly experiencing earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, volcanic eruptions, flooding, and drought. Spread across 6,000 inhabited islands, communities in Indonesia face a numerous different hazards, as well as differing levels of disaster response capacity, posing a challenge to preparing for and responding to disasters. Poverty, population growth, and rapid urbanization exacerbate these vulnerabilities, along with climate change and the resulting changes in rainfall patterns, storm severity, and sea level.

The 31 USAID PRESTASI scholarship recipients were chosen from 840 applications from across Indonesia.
November 6, 2013

On November 6, 2013, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Andrew Sisson announced that 31 Indonesian young professionals received scholarships under USAID’s Program to Extend Scholarships to Achieve Sustainable Impacts (PRESTASI) program.  Scholarship recipients were chosen from 840 applications from across Indonesia.   

October 27, 2013

Indonesia is the largest country in Southeast Asia and the most populous Muslim-majority nation in the world. With nearly half its population living in poverty, the country’s growing economy and diminishing natural resources present both great promise and challenges for its future. Indonesia’s size, young democracy and strategic location in the region have made it an important economic, trade and security partner to the United States.

USAID CEPAT Launch Event
September 3, 2013

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Mission Director Derrick Brown and Indonesian Ministry of Health Director General Dr Tjandra Yoga Aditama launched USAID’s $12 million Community Empowerment of People Against Tuberculosis (CEPAT) health program. The CEPAT program supports the Government of Indonesia’s efforts to combat Tuberculosis (TB) and increase access to early and effective TB diagnosis and treatment.

USAID/Indonesia Acting Mission Director gives remarks
August 21, 2013

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) held an event to celebrate the successes of the Support for Economic Analysis Development in Indonesia (SEADI) project as the project reaches it completion. Since 2010, SEADI provided 30 successful grants for economic policy making and training to Indonesian government agencies and researchers.

mobile court
July 25, 2013

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Andrew Sisson announced the winners of the 2013 USAID Photo Contest which asked Indonesians for the most compelling photographs of U.S. foreign assistance in action.  The winning photographs will be on exhibit until July 31 at @america, the United States' state-of-the-art cultural center.  Admission is free to the public.

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Last updated: December 18, 2014

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