USAID Weekly

The USAID Weekly Wrap Up video showcases the week in photos from around the Agency.

Current Weekly Wrap Up:

The U.S. is providing COVID-19 programming and resources to people in need worldwide. This donation of ventilators will help Salvadoran people in their time of need. Another donation of ventilators arrived in Russia this week. USAID is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in Ethiopia by educating locals on how to prevent the spread of the virus. USAID launched the Financing Self-Reliance Dashboard, a tool for assessing a country's ability to finance their own development.

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Last updated: May 26, 2020

May 26, 2020

The U.S. is providing COVID-19 programming and resources to people in need worldwide. This donation of ventilators will help Salvadoran people in their time of need. Another donation of ventilators arrived in Russia this week. USAID is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in Ethiopia by educating locals on how to prevent the spread of the virus. USAID launched the Financing Self-Reliance Dashboard, a tool for assessing a country's ability to finance their own development.

May 15, 2020

A shipment of ventilators from the American people sent to South Africa to help in their COVID-19 response. Acting Administrator Barsa joined the host of Cubanos por el Mundo, Alex Otaola, to counter the Cuban regime's disinformation and show support for the Cuban citizens during the pandemic. USAID is providing emergency shelter and support to 40,000 Burundi citizens affected by the recent flood. USAID is supporting women in Nigeria in their effort to produce face masks to help protect people from COVID-19.

May 8, 2020

On behalf of USAID, Acting Administrator Barsa thanked the men and women who serve in the U.S. military as a part of Military Appreciation Month.
A USAID-funded mobile app in Thailand allowed village health volunteers to order relief kits for those with COVID-19.
USAID announced $225 million in additional assistance to Yemen’s humanitarian crisis.
Acting Administrator Barsa continued his town halls with staff in Washington, answering questions from USAID independent offices and bureaus.

April 24, 2020

Acting Administrator Barsa joined the Secretary of State to speak about our COVID-19 response to the media. USAID transferred 47 metric tons of relief supplies to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. These supplies will help with the U.S. domestic response efforts to COVID-19. D.A. Glick marked the beginning of Yom Hashoah, remembering all those lost in the Holocaust. Acting Administrator Barsa swore in children from around the world on our first virtual Take Your Child To Work Day.

April 3, 2020

In the last 20 years, the U.S. Government has invested nearly $120 billion in public health worldwide $120 billion in 21st -century global public health investments. Thanks to the generosity of Americans, USAID promotes a more health and stable world. Major areas of focus: combating infectious disease, controlling the HIV/AIDS epidemic, preventing child and maternal deaths. In Nigeria, USAID partnered with 100 trained volunteers on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in rural communities. Administrator Mark Green virtually swore in Chris Cushing as the new USAID Haiti Mission Director. Over 99% of the workforce in DC is teleworking, including the Administrator and Deputy. Everyone stay safe, and protect your co-workers, too!

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