Responding to crises in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen.  Credit: AFP/Waakhe Simon Wudu
Fighting Famine
Read the 2017 Acting on the Call report and learn how a focus on health systems can save 5.6 million children and 260,000 women by 2020.
Acting On The Call
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Agency Financial Report



USAID responds to all types of natural disasters including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, cyclones, floods, droughts, fires, pest infestations, and disease outbreaks. USAID also provides assistance when lives or livelihoods are threatened by catastrophes such as civil conflict, acts of terrorism, or individual accidents. LEARN MORE

  • 52
    crises addressed in 52 countries in FY2016
  • 110
    million people affected by
    natural disasters in 2015

Last updated: December 05, 2017