This first group of graduates has been equipped to respond to emergency disasters in the most effective life-saving ways. This ground-breaking grassroots pilot project begins the USAID-sponsored roll-out that is envisaged to cover eight Southern African countries to vastly reduce the time taken to respond to crises and rescue victims. This first phase involved 30 emergency services personnel, drawn from the Lesotho Fire and Police Services and covered the following:
United States Chargé d’Affaires Michael Murphy will visit Maun on March 7 – 8 for a series of official events, focusing on conservation-related projects and other U.S.-supported activities in the area. Chargé Murphy will present keynote remarks at a ceremony to celebrate the launch of three rural development and conservation grants in the Ngamiland Region. The event will take place at the Maun Lodge on March 8 at 9:30 am. The press is invited to attend.
MASERU – After nine-months in the making, Pusha Love has arrived! A movement that celebrates healthy living as a means to achieving individual dreams, Pusha Love promises to change the way each of us thinks about our health, life, relationships, and what it means to love oneself and others.
Manzini, Swaziland – In a response to the high rate of AIDS deaths and pediatric HIV in Southern and Eastern Africa, the United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) andmothers2mothers (m2m) launched a five-year regional partnership today at an event in Manzini, Swaziland.
USAID/Southern Africa signed a new $10.7 million cooperative agreement with the Association for Water and Rural Development (AWARD) to increase resiliency in the Olifants Catchment in the Limpopo River Basin.
Part of USAID’s larger Resilience in the Limpopo River Basin (RESILIM) program, RESILIM-Olifants complements broader, basin-wide work implemented by Chemonics International through a $14.6 million contract awarded in June.
Last updated: November 17, 2015