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U.S. Government Provides Additional $9.9 Million to Support COVID-19 Efforts in the Pacific Islands Region
May 26, 2020

The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing an additional US$9.9 million to help Pacific Island countries respond to COVID-19, bringing the total USAID assistance for the region to nearly US$12.2 million. USAID has also provided Papua New Guinea with US$3.5 million for COVID-19 response, while total U.S. Government assistance to all Pacific Island countries for COVID-19 response to date exceeds US$45.8 million.

U.S. Government Launches New Disaster Risk Reduction Project in Tonga
May 26, 2020

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing nearly $1.1 million to boost the capacity of Tongan communities to prepare for and mitigate the impacts of natural disasters, particularly for the most vulnerable members of the community.

United States Provides Assistance to the Pacific to Respond to COVID-19
April 9, 2020

The U.S. Embassy Suva announced the U.S. government’s $2.3 million commitment to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Pacific Islands region. The United States Government, through USAID, is coordinating with the governments of 12 Pacific Island countries, namely Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu and other stakeholders to identify priority areas for investment.

April 9, 2020

A Pacific country, the United States — through USAID — partners with 12 Pacific Island nations to bolster their ability to lead their countries to stable, prosperous futures. We focus on strengthening disaster preparedness and environmental resilience, health, and democratic governance.

U.S. Government Promotes Capacity Building in Disaster Resilience for Small and Medium Businesses in Fiji
March 4, 2020

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Fiji Business Disaster Resilience Council and Fiji Commerce and Employer’s Federation, concluded a week-long training-of-trainer program, last week that will help businesses in Fiji prepare for and recover from natural disasters. The training is part of USAID’s Ready project, which is strengthening the environmental and disaster resilience of Pacific island countries.

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Last updated: May 28, 2020

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