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December 17, 2014

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Ebola Response

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In addition to responding to disasters when they occur, USAID/OFDA helps build local response capacity and reduce risks associated with natural hazards. In January 2012, USAID/OFDA established a sub-regional office in Jakarta to enhance in-country program monitoring, coordination, and information management. The sub-regional office works closely with USAID/Indonesia, Government of Indonesia (GoI) disaster response authorities, and humanitarian partners to prepare for and respond to disasters.

USAID помогает сообществам и государственным органам в Кыргызстане определять векторы конфликтов, механизмы разрешения споров и мероприятия миростроительства, участвуя в создании безопасного для всех общества. Программа смягчения конфликтов путем проведения целевого анализа с участием сообществ в Кыргызской Республике (СОМТАСA) – это рассчитанный на два года проект, финансируемый USAID. Цель программы – свести к минимуму риск нестабильности при помощи политики информирования общественности и раннего анализа для защиты граждан. 

USAID supports communities and government bodies in the Kyrgyz Republic in identifying vectors of conflict, dispute resolution mechanisms, and peace building activities to contribute to a safer community for all. The Conflict Mitigation through Targeted Analysis and Community Action in the Kyrgyz Republic (COMTACA) Program, implemented by ACTED,was a two year USAID-funded project. The goal of the program was to minimize the risk of instability through informed public policy and early warning analysis for citizen protection. 

Проект поддерживает совершенствование правовой среды для деятельности гражданского общества во всех пяти странах Центральной Азии  для того, чтобы способствовать развитию активной и устойчивой культуры демократии в регионе.  

The Enhanced Enabling Environment (E3) Activity promotes an enabling legal framework for civil society in all five countries of Central Asia in order to support a more vibrant and sustainable democratic culture in the region. 

Проект USAID "Поддержка доступа к информации" направлен на увеличение доступа граждан к общественно-значимой информации в Кыргызской Республике и других странах Центральной Азии для содействия совершенствованию системы государственного управления в этих странах.

The Central Asia Access to Information program is a regional program, combining country-specific as well as regional activities for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan that will increase citizen access to civically-relevant information in order to improve governance in their countries.

  • On December 4, the Government of Guinea-Bissau announced that it would reopen border crossings with Guinea during the week of December 8. Guinea-Bissau had closed the border in August 2014 to prevent cross-border transmission of EVD.
  • In response to recent increases in EVD cases in Sierra Leone, relief actors are implementing a surge in EVD-related activities to strengthen overall response capacity, particularly in Western Area encompassing the capital city of Freetown.

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