Administrator Green Travels to East Africa

Zainab Mohamed and her children Nimo, Makbul, Adam and Muslima outside their house in Bula Pesa, Isiolo town before they leave for classes at Uhuru Primary School. Muslima is a class two pupil who uses Tusome books which has enabled her attain advanced reading and writing skills compared to her older siblings

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green traveled to the Democratic Republic of the Congo; and the Republics of Rwanda, Kenya, and Mozambique from June 14 to June 22, 2019.

Administrator Green visited USAID-funded programs related to economic empowerment, resilience, food security, and health that are helping reduce the impact of ongoing humanitarian emergencies and promote a path to self-reliance. The Administrator also delivered a keynote address at the U.S.-Africa Business Summit hosted by the Corporate Council on Africa, and met with government and civil-society partners to highlight partnerships and investments across the U.S. Government that save lives, strengthen citizen-responsive democratic governance, and help people emerge from humanitarian crises.

 

WHAT WE'RE SAYING

What We're Saying About The Administrator's Trip To East Africa
 

MONITORING EBOLA IN UGANDA

Statement by USAID on Monitoring Ebola in Uganda
 

PHOTO GALLERY

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Video: USAID Administrator Green visits Ebola Treatment Unit in Katwa, DRC

Last updated: September 10, 2019

June 16, 2019

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green visited Kigali, Rwanda on June 16.

June 15, 2019

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green visited the cities of Goma, Butembo, and Katwa in North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on June 15.  The Administrator met with healthcare workers at an Ebola Treatment Unit in Katwa, community and local leaders at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Butembo, and representatives from the NGO community.

June 12, 2019

Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda, resulting in one death. This marks the first cases of the deadly disease outside of neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since the ongoing outbreak began in August 2018. USAID is monitoring the situation and will continue to work alongside partners to support the response in Uganda. USAID will also continue to help neighboring countries prepare for a potential outbreak and provide other critical assistance to help stop the spread of disease.

June 11, 2019

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green will travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo; and the Republics of Rwanda, Kenya, and Mozambique from June 14 to June 22, 2019.

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