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September 19, 2018

Super Typhoon Ompong triggered flooding and landslides in the northern Philippines, killing at least 81 people, destroying crops and livelihoods, and damaging homes throughout northern Luzon. More than 180,000 found safety in government evacuation centers.

U.S. and Philippines Celebrate Cooperation on Good Governance in Education at 12th National Education Summit
September 7, 2018

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), convened the 12th National Education Summit on September 6, 2018 in partnership with the Philippine government and Synergeia Foundation. More than 400 leaders from local governments, schools, and the private sector gathered to share good practices in education governance, including topics such as increasing community engagement, budgeting, partnering with the public and private sector and civil society, and decentralization of basic education. Vice President Leni Robredo delivered the keynote address at the summit.

U.S. and Philippine Governments Expand Partnership to Eliminate TB in the Philippines
August 24, 2018

U.S. Embassy in the Philippines Chargé d’Affaires (CDA) Michael Klecheski and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched two five-year projects valued at more than 2.5 billion pesos to support the Philippines’ goal to end tuberculosis (TB).

Launch of USAID TB Innovations and TB Platforms Projects
August 24, 2018

The United States government shares the Philippine government’s vision for a healthier and more prosperous country. We commend the Philippine government, and the Department of Health, for their unwavering commitment to combat this disease. By eradicating TB and attaining a healthy population, the Philippines will be better positioned to advance into an upper-middle income country and achieve its development goals under Ambisyon Natin 2040.

August 17, 2018

USAID is the lead U.S. government agency for international development and disaster assistance. We have been partnering with the Filipino people to advance development in your beautiful country for over 50 years.

I am pleased to join everyone here today at the formal launch of the Online Payments Service for Business Permits in Tagbilaran City.


Last updated: May 24, 2019

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