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COVID-19: Learn how USAID is responding to the coronavirus.

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Last updated: September 25, 2021

September 25, 2021

Today, at the Global Citizen Live event, Administrator Samantha Power announced nearly $297 million in humanitarian assistance to provide urgently needed food assistance, health care, water, and psychosocial support to address urgent humanitarian needs around the world caused by the devastating COVID-19 pandemic.

September 25, 2021

Hello, Global Citizen Live. I am joining you today from the National Mall, here in Washington, DC.

September 25, 2021

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Rebecca Chalif:

On September 24, Administrator Power met with Simon Coveney, Ireland's Minister of Foreign Affairs. The two discussed their shared commitment to combating the climate crisis, responding to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, and advocating for unhindered humanitarian access to the people of Syria. Administrator Power thanked the Foreign Minister for Irish leadership in the UN Security Council to draw attention to the dire humanitarian crisis in northern Ethiopia. 

September 25, 2021

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Rebecca Chalif:

On September 24, Administrator Power met with Mukhtar Tileuberdi, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs for Kazakhstan. She acknowledged Kazakhstan's economic progress and congratulated Minister Tileuberdi on the country's thirty years of independence and partnership with USAID. They also discussed a shared commitment to tackling climate change, anti-corruption, food insecurity, human trafficking, and the provision of assistance in Afghanistan.

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