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Вересень 19, 2019
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United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green met today with Moldovan Prime Minister Maia Sandu. Administrator Green reaffirmed USAID's support for the Moldovan people and announced new investments to bolster the reform agenda of the Moldovan Government. Administrator Green expressed his hope that the Government of Moldova will capitalize on the nation's optimism and resolve to implement the systemic changes needed to ensure a prosperous, democratic, self-reliant future for Moldova.

Вересень 19, 2019
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On September 19, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green met with the Secretary-General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Elhadj As Sy. In the meeting, Administrator Green and the Secretary-General spoke about how the IFRC and National Societies are helping local communities to address crises, particularly the mass migration from the chaos in Venezuela and the response to the current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Administrator also praised the IFRC’s rapid assistance in The Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian.

Вересень 16, 2019

Today marks the start of Feed the Future Week, a week-long event that highlights the progress and potential for the world to end global hunger. The U.S. Government’s Feed the Future initiative also announced the launch of its 2019 Annual Report with data on its global results.

Вересень 14, 2019

Today, UPS (United Parcel Service) airlifted more than six metric tons of supplies from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to The Bahamas to support the acute humanitarian needs of the people impacted by Hurricane Dorian. This generous transportation gift from UPS marks the first time USAID has coordinated on a humanitarian flight with the company.

Вересень 13, 2019

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Counselor Chris Milligan announced yesterday at an event that marked the fifth anniversary of the Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act of 2014 the appointment of Jennifer Mack as the USAID Global Water Coordinator. This position required by the Water for the World Act, guides, oversees, and directs USAID's investments related to safe drinking water, sanitation, hygiene, and water.

Вересень 13, 2019
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On the government side, as the world’s single-largest humanitarian donor, the United States Government has responded to the request for assistance from the Bahamian Government and has been providing life-saving assistance to address acute humanitarian needs. On Sunday, I myself visited Abaco and met with the USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team – or DART, as we call it – which is leading our government’s humanitarian response in the Bahamas. There are now more than 100 members of that DART on the ground in the Bahamas. This team on the ground is providing urgently needed aid, including basic food, shelter, and health support. USAID is working across the interagency, including with Health and Human Services, and the U.S. Northern Command and U.S. Coast Guard for logistical support and to augment search-and-rescue operations.

Вересень 12, 2019

Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green announced that the United States is providing nearly $4 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help people in The Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian, which brings the total U.S. funding for this response to more than $10 million to date.

Вересень 11, 2019
Media Advisory

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance Tim Ziemer is traveling to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda as part of a U.S. government delegation led by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.

Вересень 9, 2019
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So, the U.S. Government is already donated 2.8 million dollars in humanitarian assistance. We recognize that's a down payment on the need. But again, this is something that has the attention of the highest levels of the U.S. Government, and we're here to help. With that, we'd be happy to take a few questions.

Вересень 9, 2019
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USAID is leading the humanitarian relief efforts of the U.S. Government, including lifesaving and life sustaining assistance. Food, water and sanitation, emergency shelter, and medical care needed to facilitate The Bahamian government's response as well as communications, electricity, transportation, and air traffic control support. Most importantly, we are working closely with the Prime Minister and his leadership as he leads the response. Our job is to help him in his efforts to provide relief and to help recovery. We have had important, good meetings with the Prime Minister. I was impressed with his great pledge of assistance in working with us and he's made it clear that if we can identify any barriers, any logjams, any bureaucracy, he stands ready to clear that, and that's of course vitally important.

Вересень 9, 2019
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This was a particularly cruel storm because a lot of the former structures that were perhaps not that strong to begin with - they're gone. Those structures are absolutely wiped out. So, it is a particularly cruel storm. Lots of suffering, intense devastation. I'm proud of the fact that the American people are standing with the people of The Bahamas, that the U.S. Government is standing with the Government of The Bahamas to help them.

Вересень 9, 2019
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U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green traveled to The Bahamas on September 8 to oversee the United States' humanitarian operations in The Bahamas in response to Hurricane Dorian, the strongest hurricane ever to hit the country. Administrator Green traveled to Abaco, where he met with members of USAID's Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) working on search and rescue and other humanitarian response operations with Bahamian authorities. Administrator Green also participated in aerial assessments over Abaco and Grand Bahama to survey the damage caused by the devastating storm.

Вересень 7, 2019
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U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator (USAID) Mark Green traveled to Miami September 6-7 to discuss USAID's support for the emergency response to Hurricane Dorian.

Вересень 7, 2019
Media Advisory

On September 8, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green will travel to The Bahamas, where the U.S. Government is responding to Hurricane Dorian. During his visit, Administrator Green will travel to the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Dorian.

Вересень 7, 2019

Since 2011, USAID's investments in education have helped more than four million children around the world improve their reading skills.

Вересень 7, 2019
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U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green, Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump visited Asunción, Paraguay, on Friday, September 6, 2019.

Вересень 7, 2019

Today, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green announced $1 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help people in The Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian, bringing USAID's total funding for this response to more than $2.8 million to date.

Вересень 7, 2019
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The Bahamas were hit by a major storm, major hurricane, Dorian. As the world's largest humanitarian donor, the United States is actively engaged in responding to this crisis, at the request of the Government of The Bahamas.

Вересень 7, 2019
Media Advisory

On Saturday, September 7, Administrator Mark Green of the U.S. Agency for International Development will tour a humanitarian aid warehouse in Miami, Florida, which stores USAID's life-saving aid that is being deployed in The Bahamas in response to Hurricane Dorian.

Вересень 6, 2019
Media Advisory

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green will travel to Miami, Florida September 6-8. While there, he will visit a USAID warehouse, which contains pre-positioned emergency relief supplies. Relief commodities from the warehouse are being sent to The Commonwealth of the Bahamas at the request of Prime Minister Hubert Minnis to help people affected by Hurricane Dorian. The Administrator will also engage with local community leaders.

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Last updated: October 20, 2019

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