Administrator Power’s Meeting With UN World Food Program Executive Director David Beasley

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For Immediate Release

Friday, May 28, 2021
Office of Press Relations

The below is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Pooja Jhunjhunwala:‎

Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power met with UN World Food Program Executive Director David Beasley to discuss several urgent priorities surrounding the response to humanitarian crises around the world, including in Ethiopia, Sudan, Madagascar, and Mozambique.

During their meeting, Administrator Power expressed concern that we could see widespread famine this year in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, where humanitarian access and additional donor support is greatly needed. Administrator Power and Executive Director Beasley also discussed the growing displacement crisis in Mozambique, and deep food insecurity in Mozambique.

Last updated: October 20, 2022

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