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June 22, 2020

The United States through its Agency for International Development (USAID) in Kazakhstan, announced the procurement of essential laboratory equipment and supplies to support the Government of Kazakhstan’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. Government delivered supplies valued at $300,000 to support the COVID-19 emergency response in Kazakhstan through USAID’s Local Health System Sustainability Project. 

The U.S. Government and IOM Support more than 600 Stranded Tajik Migrants Return Home from Kazakhstan
June 20, 2020

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) assisted more than 600 Tajik migrants stranded at the Kazakh-Uzbek border to safely return home. The returning labor migrants, including women and children, and students made the 180-km journey from the Zhibek Zholi border point in Kazakhstan, through Uzbekistan to Tajikistan. This assistance was closely coordinated with the governments of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.

June 17, 2020

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) continues providing remote support to its energy counterparts. Today, USAID successfully conducted an online workshop for working group members from the Central Asian Ministries of Energy, utilities and power system operators to discuss electricity markets and their operation.

June 17, 2020

In response to COVID-19, the United States through USAID and in partnership with the Ministry of Public Education is working with the Sesame Workshop, the makers of Sesame Street, to distribute important health and safety public service announcements in Uzbekistan. Sesame Workshop’s COVID-19 media content package, “Caring For Each Other,” was specifically developed to address the challenges faced by young children and their families during the pandemic. The Caring for Each Other Initiative addresses a wide range of topics – from illness prevention with hand washing and other healthy behaviors, to social-emotional themes, including coping with illness, stress, and this “new normal.”

June 15, 2020

The USAID Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control project is designed to break through remaining, persistent barriers to reaching HIV prevention and treatment goals and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs.


Last updated: July 16, 2020

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