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Third Tranche of U.S. Government-Donated COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive in Kiribati
September 5, 2022

A total of 10,350 COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines donated by the U.S. government arrived today in Kirimati (also known as Christmas Island), part of Kiribati. The donation, through the COVAX facility, is part of the 53,820 life-saving vaccines committed by the United States to Kiribati to bolster the country’s continuing efforts to prevent the spread of the disease.

USAID and ADB Sign New Agreement to Advance Sustainable and Resilient Growth in the Pacific Islands Region
August 23, 2022

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) signed a nearly $6.2 million partnership agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to strengthen community resilience, advance inclusive and sustainable economic growth, and promote democratic governance in the Pacific Islands region.

USAID Launches Five-Year Strategy for the Pacific Islands Region
August 21, 2022

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the launch of its five-year (2022-2027) Pacific Islands Strategic Framework that will guide the Agency’s work in 12 Pacific Island countries. The strategy supports the U.S. government’s goal to promote a free and open, connected, prosperous, resilient, and secure Indo-Pacific.

U.S. Official Visit Reinforces United States’ Commitment to Kiribati’s COVID-19 Response & Recovery
August 17, 2022

U.S. Embassy Suva Chargé d’Affaires (CDA) Tony Greubel visited the Tungaru Central Hospital in Nawerewere and Junior Secondary School in Bikenibeu to meet partners and reiterate the U.S. government’s commitment to partnering with Kiribati to address the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The United States has allocated a total of 53,820 Pfizer doses to Kiribati to address its ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

U.S. Government Distributes Relief Supplies to Drought-Affected Families in Kiribati
August 17, 2022

U.S. Embassy Suva Chargé d’Affaires (CDA) Tony Greubel visited Temakin in South Tarawa, Kiribati to deliver water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) kits to families affected by the severe drought in the country.


Last updated: September 08, 2022

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