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Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 8:30am

AMMAN, JORDAN (Oct. 20) – The U.S. Embassy in Amman welcomed to Jordan this month new United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin. Ms. Carlin formally assumed her duties in a virtual ceremony with U.S. Ambassador Henry Wooster on October 15 while Ms. Carlin remained in quarantine following the Jordanian Ministry of Health guidelines. She stated, “I am delighted to be here, and I look forward to continuing to build on the U.S.-Jordanian partnership. For seventy years, the United States and Jordan have partnered to build lasting infrastructure and systems, to support Jordan’s invaluable human resources, and to improve essential service delivery to meet the needs of people across the Kingdom.” Prior to her arrival in Jordan, Ms. Carlin served as Mission Director for USAID’s mission in Egypt and has been an integral part of USAID’s relief and development efforts across the globe for more than twenty years. A native of Florida, Ms. Carlin holds a MS from the National War College, an MPH in health policy, and a BS in nursing from Emory University in Atlanta.

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 9:30am

With support from the United States, the Water Authority of Jordan (WAJ) and the Jordan Water Company Miyahuna today inaugurated the Amman Water System Improvement Projects, which will save more than 1 million JD in annual energy costs and improve the water supply to about 1 million people living in Amman.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 10:00am

Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) launched the second phase of “Cultivating Inclusive and Supportive Learning Environment” program today, September 6, 2016 in partnership with the Ministry of Education (MOE) in Jordan. The second phase, which will continue to be funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), will run until July 2019 and train 6000 teachers in 300 schools.

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