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Last updated: July 06, 2021

July 6, 2021

USAID continues to help build more resilient health systems critical to the response and recovery from this global pandemic. That includes the ability to ensure uninterrupted health care and functioning health institutions during crises -- and especially in the event of COVID waves that continue around the globe.

June 7, 2021

Recently, we chatted with 28-year-old Dainalyn Swaby, a climate communicator who started her communications journey with the USAID-supported activity Jamaica Rural Economy and Ecosystems Adapting to Climate Change (JaREEACH). From 2012 to 2019, JaREEACH worked to protect rural lives, livelihoods and ecosystems in targeted Jamaican communities affected by climate change through adaptation and resilience.

May 11, 2021

Recognizing the need to address the impact of the drought on Jamaica’s economic development, USAID collaborated with the Jamaican Meteorological Service (JMS) and the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) to produce a new seasonal drought-related forecast tool.

April 6, 2021

While living in State Care in 2018, Abigail received the opportunity to participate in a Transition to Work internship program funded by USAID through its Transitional Living Program for Children in State Care Activity (TLP-CSC).

March 8, 2021

USAID provided financial and technical support to help YFDN access both human and financial resources for its programs, develop branding and marketing plans to promote the work of the organization, and establish a monitoring and evaluation system to measure its programs’ transformative impact on the lives of youth. The organization began to thrive, reaching 1,000 youth since its partnership with USAID.