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04-08-2022

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing $106 million in additional humanitarian assistance through the UN World Food Program (WFP) for the people of South Sudan, who continue to experience the devastating effects of violence, food insecurity, the COVID-19 pandemic, and successive years of widespread flooding–all of which are compounded by impacts resulting from Russia’s unprovoked war against Ukraine.

04-08-2022

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the Supporting, Mobilizing, and Accelerating Research for Tuberculosis Elimination (SMART4TB) project. SMART4TB, a five-year initiative, will invest up to $200 million, subject to availability of funding, to identify more effective methods and tools for finding, treating, and preventing tuberculosis (TB) in USAID’s 24 priority countries for TB programming.

02-08-2022
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Today, USAID Deputy Administrator Paloma Adams-Allen met with members of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) to highlight USAID’s commitment to maintain close ties with the OECS, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and the broader Caribbean region.

02-08-2022
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Today, USAID Deputy Administrator Isobel Coleman met with Dr. Hans Kluge, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Europe. They discussed the United States’ and the WHO’s coordinated response to support Ukraine and the country’s health system recovery, and shared that USAID will provide an additional $1.8 million in funding to WHO to strengthen infectious disease surveillance and reporting in Ukraine.

02-08-2022
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On August 1, Administrator Samantha Power met with Sean Callahan, CEO of Catholic Relief Services, to discuss the ongoing crises and challenges in Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Central America, the devastation caused by Russia’s brutal war against Ukraine, as well as to express appreciation for USAID’s long-standing partnership with Catholic Relief Services.

02-08-2022
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On August 1, Administrator Samantha Power met with Howard G. Buffett, Chairman and CEO of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, to discuss the urgent global food security crisis exacerbated by Russia’s brutal war against Ukraine.

02-08-2022

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing more than $88 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Sudan, who continue to experience the devastating effects of violence, food insecurity, and climatic shocks, including severe flooding.

30-07-2022
Statement by Administrator Samantha Power

On this day, USAID honors the resilience of the survivors of human trafficking—people courageously rebuilding their lives after enduring unspeakable horrors. But we cannot stand alone. We urge our partners in government, civil society, and the private sector to join us in our commitment to end human trafficking—the best and only way to honor the victims and survivors of this modern form of slavery.

29-07-2022
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On July 28, USAID Deputy Administrator Isobel Coleman met with His Excellency Massoudou Hassoumi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Niger to reaffirm USAID’s long-standing partnership with the government and people of Niger.

29-07-2022
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The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing an initial $100,000 in immediate humanitarian assistance to respond to worsening displacement in Papua New Guinea resulting from election- and tribal-related violence which began in May and continues to escalate.

28-07-2022
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The United States is providing $6 million in new humanitarian assistance and $5 million in economic support, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Mauritania, where nearly 680,000 people are facing a dire hunger crisis – the highest level of food insecurity in the country in a decade.

27-07-2022
Press Release

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is proud to announce nearly $74 million in additional humanitarian assistance to support the Ukrainian people affected by Russia’s unprovoked war.

27-07-2022
Press Release

The United States is providing more than $12 million, subject to congressional approval, in new development assistance to Senegal through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

27-07-2022
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Today, USAID Administrator Samantha Power held a town hall meeting with U.S. Embassy and USAID staff where she reflected on 75 years of the U.S.-India diplomatic partnership and thanked personnel for their commitment to strengthening the U.S.-India relationship.

27-07-2022
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On July 27, USAID Deputy Administrator Isobel Coleman met with President of Guyana Irfaan Ali to reaffirm USAID’s long-standing partnership with the government and people of Guyana.

27-07-2022
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The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing an additional $488 million in critical humanitarian assistance to the people of Ethiopia as an historically unprecedented drought threatens the survival of more than 8.1 million people. 

26-07-2022
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On July 25, Administrator Samantha Power arrived in New Delhi, India to advance the United States’ partnership with the Government of India and the Indian people, and reinforce India as a critical global development leader in addressing urgent global challenges, including food insecurity, the climate crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

26-07-2022
Statement By Administrator Samantha Power

On Saturday, that regime executed four pro-democracy champions, including a former member of parliament, for exercising their fundamental freedoms. We join the people of Burma in mourning the unjust and unconscionable loss of Ko Jimmy, Phyo Zeya Thaw, Hla Myo Aung, and Aung Thura Zaw, and we stand in solidarity with the victims’ families and loved ones.

25-07-2022
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On July 24, Administrator Samantha Power traveled to Mogadishu, Somalia where she met with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud to discuss the historic drought that has already resulted in acute food insecurity for more than 7 million Somalis. They spoke about strengthening U.S. - Somalia collaboration to prevent widespread famine and increase resilience to future shocks. The two also discussed U.S. support for President Hassan Sheikh’s ambitious reform agenda, focused on promoting national reconciliation, strengthening Somalia’s federal institutions, and addressing the threat from al Shabab. Administrator Power emphasized the importance of strengthening democratic governance and economic reform efforts as the basis for long-term stability.

24-07-2022

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing an additional $476 million in critical humanitarian and development assistance to the people of Somalia as a historically unprecedented drought pushes more than 7 million people to the edge of starvation. 

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Last updated: August 10, 2022

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