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September 26, 2022
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Today, Administrator Samantha Power spoke with Dr. Martin Fitchet, Global Head of Global Public Health and other executives at Johnson & Johnson (J&J). Administrator Power thanked Dr. Fitchet for J&J’s contributions to the global COVID-19 response.

September 26, 2022
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Today, Administrator Samantha Power met with Mostafa Terrab, Chairman and CEO of OCP Group, a leading global fertilizer provider. 

September 24, 2022
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On September 20 to 24, 2022, Deputy Administrator Paloma Adams-Allen traveled to Guatemala and Honduras to view USAID’s development work first-hand and meet with government officials, partners, and communities. During the trip, the Deputy Administrator also met with the USAID workforce to discuss management and operational issues in order to better understand how to support our Missions.

September 23, 2022

From September 19-23, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) convened the international development and foreign policy communities to address the most pressing global challenges facing us today: food insecurity, the climate crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic and global health security, democratic backsliding, and rising authoritarianism.

September 23, 2022
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Deputy Administrator Isobel Coleman attended the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York from September 19-22. The Deputy Administrator highlighted USAID’s commitment to combating food insecurity; promoting women’s empowerment; enabling inclusive digital public infrastructure; addressing global humanitarian crises; and ending child malnutrition through a series of meetings and events with world leaders.

September 23, 2022
Readout

Yesterday, Administrator Samantha Power attended meetings with leaders of Ukraine and Rwanda during her fourth day at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, New York.

September 23, 2022
Fact Sheet

Today, at the Global Action Plan (GAP) Ministerial on the margins of the 77th United Nations General Assembly, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield announced that USAID has advanced its programming in two important areas across twenty lower-and middle-income countries.

September 23, 2022

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of State, is providing nearly $327 million in additional humanitarian assistance to respond to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.

September 22, 2022

Today the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development, announced nearly $376 million in additional humanitarian assistance for people affected by the Venezuela regional crisis. The humanitarian toll from this political and economic crisis in Venezuela remains dire. More than 7.7 million people in Venezuela need immediate humanitarian assistance and more than 6.8 million Venezuelans have fled their home country in search of better opportunities and livelihoods, resulting in one of the largest migrant and refugee crises in the world.

September 22, 2022
Press Release

Today, the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. State Department, announced more than $170 million in additional humanitarian assistance for vulnerable populations in Burma and Bangladesh, including support for Rohingya who remain in Burma, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, their generous Bangladeshi host communities, and other communities affected by the 2021 coup in Burma and the escalating conflict and repression that has followed.

September 21, 2022
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Today, Administrator Samantha Power attended meetings and events during her third day at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, New York. 

September 21, 2022

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new $30 million award under Feed the Future, the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative, to the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Soybean Value Chain Research led by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

September 21, 2022

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), UNICEF, the Government of Senegal, and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation co-hosted “The Child Malnutrition Crisis: Pledging to Save Lives,” an event on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

September 21, 2022
Press Release

Today, Deputy Administrator Paloma Adams-Allens announced $20 million in assistance to Guatemala.

September 21, 2022
Press Release

Today, during remarks at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. announced over $2.9 billion in new assistance from the U.S. government, including $2.14 billion in new USAID commitments, to address the immediate and long-term effects of the global food security crisis.  

September 21, 2022

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing more than $151 million in new, urgently needed assistance to the people of Somalia. $146.5 million is for food assistance, as catastrophic drought cripples the country and pushes more than 7 million people to the edge of starvation.

September 20, 2022
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In a meeting with President of Moldova Maia Sandu, Administrator Power reiterated USAID’s support for the government’s reform agenda and efforts to advance anti-corruption commitments.

September 20, 2022

Today at the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) “Democracy Delivers” event on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, USAID, Vodafone Foundation, and the Government of Tanzania committed to expand a maternal health emergency transportation system that is securing hospital transit for thousands of women in Tanzania.

September 19, 2022

Today, USAID Administrator Samantha Power attended meetings and events at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, New York. 

September 19, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY

On September 21, Administrator Samantha Power will join UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell and Children’s Investment Fund Foundation Founder Sir Chris Hohn, to co-host a high-level event with member states, philanthropies, and civil society focused on combating child malnutrition, on the sidelines of the 77th annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) High Level Week in New York City.

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Last updated: September 26, 2022

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