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U.S. Government Supports the Government of Samoa’s Efforts to Combat COVID-19
May 2, 2022

Yesterday, the U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), handed over 45,630 life-saving Pfizer vaccines to support the Government of Samoa’s efforts to combat COVID -19. “The U.S. is committed to providing 1.2 billion doses of safe, effective vaccines to meet global needs. That extraordinary number of doses is protecting individuals, families, and villages here in the South Pacific and around the world,” says U.S. Ambassador to Samoa, Ambassador Tom Udall.

U.S. Government Grants to Improve Resilience of Vulnerable Communities in Palau Post-Typhoon Surigae
April 24, 2022

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for Internation-al Development’s (USAID) Pacific American Fund, has awarded two grants of $150,000 each to organizations based in Palau—the Palau Pro-tected Areas Network (PAN) Fund and the Palau Office of the Interna-tional Organization for Migration (IOM).

U.S. Renews its Commitment to Papua New Guinea with $12 Million USD Agreement
April 22, 2022

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Papua New Guinea Department of National Planning and Monitoring signed a new Development Objective Grant Agreement (DOAG) of $12 million. The Agreement underscores the American people’s continued commitment to advance a free and open Indo-Pacific through our strengthened U.S.-Pacific partnerships for sustainable, prosperous, inclusive, secure, and democratically empowered societies.

April 19, 2022

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 responding to climate change, health, and democratic governance.

United States, Taiwan Collaborate to Boost COVID-19 Case Management in the Pacific Islands
January 25, 2022

On January 25, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (TaiwanICDF) jointly organized a technical webinar to strengthen the capacity of health workers in the Pacific Islands countries to manage complicated COVID-19 cases.


Last updated: May 02, 2022

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