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May 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.

May 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.

May 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.

May 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.

May 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.

May 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. 

May 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.

May 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.

May 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.

April 25, 2017

Today the United States announced nearly $94 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help the people of Yemen, who have suffered through two years of civil war and are experiencing the largest food security emergency in the world. This additional funding brings the total U.S. humanitarian contribution to nearly $526 million since the 2016 fiscal year.

April 24, 2017

Counselor Staal will lead the U.S. delegation at the High Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Response in Yemen.

March 31, 2017

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Counselor Thomas H. Staal will travel to Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Sudan April 1-14, 2017.

March 31, 2017

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Assistant Administrator for Democracy Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance Gregory C. Gottlieb will travel to Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, and East Africa March 31-April 7.

March 16, 2017

Today the President released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget blueprint which provides an overview of the Administration's overarching priorities for discretionary spending. It includes $37.6 billion for the Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), of which $12.0 billion is Overseas Contingency Operations funding.

March 13, 2017

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia Margot Ellis will travel to Ukraine and Moldova March 13-22, 2017.

March 10, 2017

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Assistant to the Administrator for the Bureau for Food Security and the Deputy Coordinator for Feed the Future Beth Dunford will travel to Burma March 13 - 17 and Thailand March 17 - 22, 2017.

MARK A. WHITE, MISSION DIRECTOR TO USAID/INDIA
March 7, 2017

Mark A. White, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister Counselor, has joined the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in India as the new Mission Director. Mr. White assumes leadership as USAID leverages India’s growing human and financial resources through partnerships that catalyze innovation and entrepreneurship to solve critical local and global development challenges. He was sworn in on February 24 in Washington by USAID Acting Administrator Wade Warren.

March 6, 2017

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean Sarah-Ann Lynch will travel to Bogota, Colombia, from March 6-9, 2017 to review USAID's programming in the country.

February 8, 2017

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean Sarah-Ann Lynch will travel to Miami, Fla., on February 8-9, 2017, for meetings at the United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM).

January 18, 2017

Today, the Republic of Iraq successfully closed on its offering of a $1 billion sovereign bond issuance guaranteed by the United States of America.  This loan guarantee underscores the strong and enduring commitment of the United States to support the government of Iraq in this critical moment in the fight against Da'esh.

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Last updated: May 27, 2017

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