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Under this program, USAID supports independent and nonpartisan observation of the electoral process. 

USAID’s TABLA project increases teachers’ capacity to incorporate critical thinking and applied knowledge in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEM) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. USAID’s implementing partner for this $5.5 million, three-year project is Save the Children BiH.

USAID/BHA delivers emergency medical kits sufficient to treat approximately 20,000 people for three months to Port-au-Prince for onward distribution by PAHO. DART members conduct assessments and observe distributions of assistance in Grand’Anse, Nippes, and Sud, identifying urgent health and WASH needs. USAID/BHA releases a total of approximately 1,747 MT of contingency food commodities to WFP, enabling the UN agency to provide food assistance to 65,000 people for two months. JTF-Haiti conducts 661 missions, assisting nearly 480 people and transporting approximately 574,000 pounds of relief commodities to affected areas.

USAID Chumchon Harapan, meaning “Community of Hope,” empowers youth leaders to become community connectors across Thailand’s Deep South.  This program aims to strengthen social cohesion and transfer ownership of community harmony to local institutions, leading to lasting peace in the communities.

The Mekong is home to some of the world’s most abundant biodiversity and is rich in natural resources critical for the region’s long-term sustainable development.  These natural resources are also the primary source of food and livelihoods for an estimated 70 million people.  The Lower Mekong countries are facing multiple environmental challenges that threaten their long-term social and economic development.  Many of these challenges are driven by fragile governmental systems and limited civil society participation in the decision-making processes that govern natural resources.

The Asia-Pacific region has the highest marine biodiversity on the planet and faces serious threats from climate change and unsustainable fishing practices.  In response to these threats, USAID is supporting regional organizations working to protect biodiversity from illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing.  While individual countries have made progress to preserve biodiversity and combat unsustainable fishing practices, collaboration and enforcing global and regional standards across borders remains a challenge.

Administrator Power visits affected communities in southwestern Haiti, announcing $32 million in humanitarian assistance in response to the earthquake. JTF-Haiti—including the USCG—conducts 413 missions, assisting nearly 460 people and transporting approximately 206,000 pounds of relief commodities to affected areas. The UN releases a Flash Appeal for Haiti, requesting more than $187 million to provide humanitarian assistance to approximately 500,000 earthquake-affected people. DART USAR experts demobilize and return to the United States, as the DART transitions from rescue to recovery efforts and scales up humanitarian assistance operations.

The Healthy Relationships for a Violence-Free Future activity promotes healthy, non-violent relationships, particularly between intimate partners, adolescents and their parents, and among adolescents/youth. 

Cacao for Peace (CFP) promotes rural peace and development in cacao-producing communities through enhanced cacao research, education, and access to international markets. 

The Generating Equity Program reduces gender-based violence (GBV), creates economic opportunities for women, and positively transforms gender norms and attitudes.


Last updated: September 27, 2021

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