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United States Announces Additional Humanitarian and Development Assistance for People Affected by the Ongoing Crisis in Venezuela and the Region

September 22, 2021

Today, during a high-level side event on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, U.S. Senior Advisor for Special Political Affairs Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis announced nearly $247 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the nearly 12 million people affected by the Venezuela regional crisis as well as $89 million additional development funds for economic integration and democracy support. 

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Administrator Samantha Power at the White House COVID-19 Summit: Save Lives Now

September 22, 2021

I know all of us find ourselves in a similar state—the scale of global need is unprecedented, and we cannot possibly commit all the resources necessary to address the strain of COVID-19 and its secondary impacts. But in a world of competing needs, the flags on the mall remind us just how urgent it is to save lives now.

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Last updated: September 22, 2021

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