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The United States Announces Additional COVID-19 Funding to the Philippines
November 20, 2022

Today, in Caloocan City, Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff announced $5 million in additional COVID-19 funding, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), to accelerate vaccine rollout in the Philippines. This assistance, funded through the American Rescue Plan, will support vaccine distribution for children and adults in line with the Philippine government’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts to intensify and strengthen the country’s wall of immunity.

U.S. Donates Php 23 Million in Books for Young Bicolanos
November 8, 2022

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), recently provided Php 23 million ($392,000) worth of early grade reading materials to the Department of Education (DepEd) in Bicol.

U.S., Donor Partners Hold Dialogue with Philippine Government to Strengthen Food Security
October 28, 2022

On October 21, the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines partnered with the Philippine government to convene a meeting with donor agencies and international partners to discuss food security challenges and explore opportunities to better coordinate efforts to stabilize the country’s food supply and improve food production.

U.S. Announces Php 53 Million to Support Data Platform Project for Disaster Risk and Response
October 27, 2022

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing Php 53 million ($900,000) for the second phase of an information management system project to enhance the Philippines’ capacity to identify disaster risks and support disaster response operations.

October 27, 2022

Thanks to this USAID-facilitated partnership, Florencio and his fellow farmers’ association members also have guaranteed buyers for their cassava, and the Fatima Multi-Purpose Cooperative has a steady and increasing supply of cassava as it ventures into setting up a cassava starch factory, which will allow them to process their own cassava and increase profits for everyone in the cooperative.

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Last updated: December 02, 2022

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