USAID's COVID-19 Response: Fact Sheets

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Read the latest fact sheets of how the U.S. government is responding to COVID-19.

 

Last updated: January 10, 2022

The Government of the United States donated 500 ventilators #madeinUSA to the Government of Peru to support in the fight against COVID-19.
January 7, 2022

As of December 2021, the U.S. Government has allocated more than $75.5 million in new  resources and two million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines to assist Peru in its  emergency response to COVID-19. The aid continues a strong history of investing in  Peru’s health care systems and long-term development, mainly through the U.S. Agency  for International Development (USAID).

Ongoing U.S. Government-funded programs and partners are also adapting activities to  respond to this unprecedented crisis. Over the last 20 years, U.S. assistance to Peru totals more than $3.5 billion, including $265 million in the health sector.  Emergency assistance comes from the U.S. Agency for International Development  (USAID), the Department of Defense Humanitarian Assistance Program, and the  Department of State’s Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance fund.

ALLIANCE FOR THE AMAZON AGAINST COVID-19
January 7, 2022

Mitigate the adverse social and economic impacts of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations in Perú, particularly within indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon is critical. USAID and the Alliance support the Government of Perú to adequately respond to COVID- 19 crisis, particularly in under-resourced Amazon regions of Perú.

This activity seeks to reduce the impacts of the disease through an approach that integrates communication for behavior change / social change and the active participation of the organized community.

Likewise, orientation, counseling and emotional containment services will be provided to the most vulnerable populations, and economic recovery initiatives will be supported for families living in communities in priority geographic areas, taking into account their needs and idiosyncrasies.

 

ALLIANCE WITH PARTNERS IN HEALTH
January 7, 2022

USAID partnership with Socios en Salud, the Peruvian affiliate of the U.S. non-profit organization Partners in Health, responds to COVID-19 in Peru.

This Alliance supports aggressive contact tracing, community mobilization, and systematic screening and isolation to prevent community spread of COVID-19. The $8,261,090 investment from USAID mobilizes additional $1 million from Boston-based Partners in Health.

December 6, 2021

As part of the U.S. Government’s commitment to global frontline efforts to get shots into arms and save lives around the world, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power has announced the U.S. Government’s Initiative for Global Vaccine Access, or Global VAX for short.

October 31, 2021

This fact sheet provides updates on USAID's COVID-19 response in the Sub-Saharan Africa region.

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