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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 10:30pm

Today, the United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of Defense (DOD), delivered close to Php26.4 million ($528,000) worth of medical supplies and resources to bolster Davao City’s COVID-19 response.

U.S. Embassy in the Philippines Chargé d’Affaires (CDA) ad interim Heather Variava handed over 10 intensive care unit (ICU) beds, four COVID-19 vaccine cold storage units, and other medical equipment and supplies to Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio at the launch of Davao City’s community-based COVID-19 response.

“As a friend, partner, and ally, the United States is one with you in fighting COVID-19 and facilitating long-term initiatives that ensure health, peace, and prosperity in the southern Philippines,” said CDA Variava.

USAID partnered with the Davao City Health Office to develop a plan to facilitate fast, accessible, and free COVID-19 services by setting up eight COVID-19 Cluster Clinics in strategic locations. These clinics will provide effective and efficient triaging, testing, contact tracing, monitoring and management of COVID-19.

USAID Hands Over Supplementary Reading Materials to Improve Reading Outcomes in Masbate
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 4:00am

As part of its continuing efforts to improve reading outcomes and basic education for children in the Philippines, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over 44,000 Minasbate language supplementary reading materials to the Department of Education (DepEd) at a virtual event on October 25. The event also recognized writers, illustrators, editors, and quality assurance evaluators of Minasbate mother tongue reading materials.

USAID Trains Filipino Natural Resource Managers and Researchers in Ecosystem Valuation
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 5:00am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Sustainable Interventions for Biodiversity, Oceans, and Landscapes (SIBOL) project, trained nearly 275 government staff and researchers from Philippine public universities on how to properly account for environment-provided benefits. The recently completed three-month training supports the Philippine government’s work to promote economic growth through the conservation of the country’s ecosystems.

USAID Partners with Department of Education to Produce Gender-Responsive and Socially Inclusive TV Episodes
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 8:45am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Department of Education (DepEd) celebrated the International Day of the Girl Child on Oct. 14 by deepening their commitment to produce gender-responsive and socially inclusive DepEd TV episodes.

USAID and DOH Launch Philippines’ First Mobile App for Mental Health
Friday, October 15, 2021 - 8:15am

In celebration of National Mental Health Week, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Department of Health (DOH) launched Lusog-Isip – the country’s first mobile application for mental health and self-care.

U.S. Provides 1.84 Million More Pfizer Vaccines to the Philippines
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 3:30am

The United States, in partnership with the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility, delivered an additional 1,842,750 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines as part of its worldwide effort to help end COVID-19.   

U.S. Delivers Additional 5.57 Million Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines to the Philippines
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 11:15pm

The United States, in partnership with the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility, delivered an additional 5,575,050 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines as part of its worldwide effort to help end COVID-19.

USAID Partners with Department of Agriculture to Improve Philippine Fisheries Sector
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 2:00am

Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of Agriculture (DA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formally launch a new partnership that will improve the Philippine fisheries sector’s performance and help national and local governments take an ecosystem-based approach to fisheries management.

USAID Launches Activity to Empower Women in Metro Manila’s Waste Sector
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 10:15am

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a new project that will help women working in Metro Manila’s solid waste and recycling sectors gain access to business and livelihood opportunities.

U.S. Summit Empowers Out-of-School Youth as New Workforce Amid Pandemic
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 3:30am

On September 27, the U.S. government led a virtual private sector summit that gathered over 300 industry leaders to tackle how Filipino youth can help businesses thrive amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The event is part of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) five-year, Php1.9-billion Opportunity 2.0 project designed to strengthen programs and mechanisms that work to improve the education, employment, and livelihood outcomes for Filipino out-of-school youth.

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