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USAID provides $1 million for Ebola prevention
November 19, 2014

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced Friday that it will make $1 million available to support Senegal’s efforts to detect and prevent future cases of Ebola Virus Disease.

 The donation will assist the Ministry of Health to immediately implement immediately many of the activities in the Ministry’s Ebola Response Plan. These activities will focus on high priority needs such as community-based education and surveillance, communication, and infection prevention and control for health workers.

“This assistance will help the Ministry of Health to ensure any future cases of Ebola are identified, treated, and rapidly controlled,” USAID Mission Director Susan Fine said. “It will help strengthen the systems that successfully prevented the spread of the disease in August, improve the public’s understanding of the disease, and protect health care workers.”

November 7, 2014

The Global Resilience Challenge is seeking diverse, cross-sector teams to assemble and submit proposals that demonstrate a locally-driven understanding of the barriers to building resilience in the Sahel. Proposals submitted by the November 30, 2014 deadline may be considered for funding. 

SAID Provides Food Assistance to Vulnerable Senegal Communities
July 10, 2014

DAKAR – In response to needs identified by the Government of Senegal and its partners, and in line with the United Nations Strategic Response Plan, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing $4 million (1.9 billion francs CFA) to assist the most food insecure in Senegal who have suffered from the effects of a poor agricultural campaign in 2013-2014.

USAID and Senegal officials at the annual review
July 9, 2014

Senegalese Budget Minister Mouhamadou Makhtar Cissé lauded “exceptional” U.S. development assistance to Senegal at the 2013 Joint Portfolio Review with USAID held in Dakar. The meeting was co-presided by U.S. Chargé d’affaires Sandra Clark and Minister Cissé, who noted that U.S. support for Senegal has increased significantly, from over $24.5 million in 2001 to more than $111 million last year.

July 8, 2014

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July 8, 2014

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