2021 Press Releases

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

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Last updated: October 13, 2021

June 28, 2021

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced $41 million in support to help India respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen the country’s preparedness for COVID-19 and future health emergencies. 

June 28, 2021

Today, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken announced more than $436 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Syria during a ministerial level meeting. This new funding, provided through the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will provide additional critical aid to families in need in Syria, Syrian refugees, and host communities in neighboring countries.

June 25, 2021

Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Principal Advisor to the Administrator Mark Feierstein met with members of the Venezuelan interim government: Honorable Carlos Vecchio, Ambassador of Venezuela to the United States; Interim President Special Envoy, Leopoldo Lopez; Venezuelan Commissioner to the United Nations Miguel Pizarro; and Advisor to the National Assembly, Veronica Barboza.

June 25, 2021

Yesterday, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power spoke with Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid about the existential threat posed to the Maldives by climate change and USAID’s support for an ambitious climate partnership that includes adaptation, safeguarding natural resources, protecting biodiversity, and strengthening environmental resilience in the country.

June 25, 2021

Yesterday, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power met with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva to discuss how to strengthen the relationship between the IMF and USAID.

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