Fact Sheets

MERLIN is a USAID endeavor led by the U.S. Global Development Lab and in partnership with the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning and the Bureau for Global Health. It aims to source, co-create and co-design development solutions that innovate on traditional approaches to monitoring, evaluation, research and learning (MERL).

April 27, 2016

DAA Esposito travels to Ethiopia to assess the response

Approximately 1.7 million households require meher seed assistance

Case incidence of AWD decreases in most areas

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Governance Project works with the KP government and civil society organizations to improve local and provincial governments' abilities to provide services to their citizens.  The project works closely with the KP government and local stakeholders, and is aligned with the KP government's Strategic Development Partnership Framework.

The April and May 2015 earthquakes in Nepal destroyed or significantly damaged over 755,000 homes, making housing the single largest reconstruction need and the Government of Nepal’s (GON) highest priority. USAID/Nepal is funding a number of complementary initiatives to help meet this need and support the GON’s owner-driven housing reconstruction efforts.

USAID’s commitment to Nepal has stood the test of time. In the aftermath of the devastating April 25 earthquake, our commitment remains stronger than ever. On June 25, 2015, the United States government announced $130 million to support Nepal’s earthquake relief and recovery needs. This contribution builds upon USAID’s investments on disaster preparedness, and is only the beginning of our contribution to Nepal’s earthquake recovery, which will span multiple years.

Guinea confirms seven EVD cases between March 17 and April 6. Liberia confirms three EVD cases since March 31; genetic sequencing identifies link to Guinea cluster. USG partners respond to new EVD cases in Guinea and Liberia. USAID/OFDA provides $3 million for community-level and integrated disease surveillance in Sierra Leone.

In line with our commitment to transparency, we are releasing our fourth set of data detailing USAID’s results for 2015.

Ongoing drought conditions prompted the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) to reclassify 443 woredas, or districts, to 219 priority one hotspot districts, 147 priority two hotspot districts, and 77 priority three hotspot districts. Priority one hotspot districts increased nearly 18 percent from the December 2015 figure of 186 districts.

Provide support to Libyans as they make important decisions about the structure, authority, power, and resources of their national and local governments and the treatment of and protections for their citizens.

To strengthen citizen confidence in Libya’s elected government during a key political transition in the country. A primary component of this project is to increase public and stakeholder confidence in the integrity of elections as a vehicle for peacefully and democratically selecting leaders.

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Last updated: April 28, 2016