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julio 13, 2017

Today, the United States announced more than $119 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Iraq. The United States Government has now provided more than $1.4 billion in humanitarian assistance for the Iraq crisis since fiscal year 2014.

julio 12, 2017

This week the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced $20 million in additional funding to the Syria Recovery Trust Fund (SRTF), a multi-donor fund that directly benefits the Syrian people by improving access to basic needs, such as electricity, water, and medical care.

julio 11, 2017

Today we are joined by Mr. Robert Jenkins, Acting [corrected title] Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development's Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance. Mr. Jenkins will discuss U.S. humanitarian aid to fight famine in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia, and Yemen, and in particular, the recent announcement of an additional 639 million dollars in assistance for this effort. Mr. Jenkins is speaking to us from Washington, D.C. We will begin with remarks from Mr. Jenkins, and then we will open it up to your questions.

julio 8, 2017

Today, the United States announced nearly $639 million in additional humanitarian assistance to the millions of people affected by food insecurity and violence in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen. This additional funding brings the total U.S. humanitarian assistance to over $1.8 billion for these four crises since the beginning of Fiscal Year 2017.

julio 6, 2017

On July 5th, the United States announced its intent to provide an additional $150 million to help stabilize Iraq after liberation of areas held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The funds will be provided through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The $150 million planned contribution brings the U.S. Government's total contribution to stabilization in Iraq to $265.3 million since FY2015.

junio 30, 2017

U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator Wade Warren will travel to Lisbon, Portugal July 2-4 to participate in the 49th Annual Tidewater Meeting.

junio 20, 2017

We remain deeply concerned by the more than 22 million refugees forced from their homes by conflict and persecution. Tragically, half of these refugees are children. In addition, nearly 41 million people are internally displaced within their own borders. As the world faces the largest forced displacement of people since World War II, the United States is committed to ensuring life-saving humanitarian aid reaches those most in need, while also tackling the underlying causes of their flight.

junio 14, 2017

U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator Wade Warren will travel to Miami, Florida, to participate in the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America, to be held June 15-16, 2017. The Conference is co-hosted by the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the Government of Mexico.

junio 13, 2017

U.S. Agency for International Development Counselor Thomas Staal met with President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi of Mozambique today to discuss a range of issues, including progress in public health, agriculture, education, combating wildlife trafficking, and improving the business environment in Mozambique.  

junio 5, 2017

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Assistant Administrator for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment Charles North will travel to Ottawa, Canada, June 6-7, 2017, for a board meeting of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).

junio 2, 2017

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator Wade Warren will travel to Kyiv, Ukraine, June 4-7; Brussels, Belgium, June 8-9; and Amman, Jordan, June 10-13.

In Ukraine, Warren will participate in a discussion with media and civil society. He will also meet with donors to discuss development challenges and with Government of Ukraine officials. 

mayo 24, 2017

 Acting USAID Administrator Wade Warren makes a statement on the election of the new Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

mayo 24, 2017

Today the United States announced more than $329 million in additional humanitarian assistance to provide urgently needed aid to the millions of people affected by food insecurity and violence in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen. This additional funding brings the total U.S. humanitarian assistance for these four crises to nearly $1.2 billion since the beginning of Fiscal Year 2017.

mayo 22, 2017

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Assistant Administrator for Africa Cheryl L. Anderson will travel to Ahmedabad, India from May 19-25, 2017.

mayo 17, 2017

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Assistant Administrator Margot Ellis will travel to Baku, Azerbaijan from May 17 - May 20, 2017; and to Tbilisi, Georgia from May 20 - May 25, 2017.

mayo 13, 2017

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Assistant Administrator for the Middle East Maria Longi will travel to Jordan and Kuwait May 12-27, 2017.

mayo 10, 2017

On behalf of the U.S. Agency for International Development's global team, we welcome President Trump's intent to nominate Mark Andrew Green to serve as the next USAID Administrator and look forward to working with him to advance USAID's mission. 

mayo 9, 2017

I am honored to recognize that the U.S. Agency for International Development's Middle East Crisis Humanitarian Response Team, represented by its longtime Response Manager Alex Mahoney, was chosen as a finalist for the 2017 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals for its work leading the U.S. government's humanitarian response in Iraq and Syria.

mayo 9, 2017

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Assistant Administrator for Africa Cheryl L. Anderson will travel to London, United Kingdom May 9-11.

mayo 5, 2017

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator Wade Warren will travel to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, from May 7-10, 2017; and to Lima, Peru, from May 11-12, 2017.

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Last updated: October 20, 2017

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