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In response to Hurricane Iota & Hurricane Eta, USAID is providing $17M in life-saving aid and deployed its Disaster Assistance Response Team to Central America. The United States is providing an additional $18M to support medical oxygen systems as part of the COVID-19 response. Acting Deputy Administrator Barsa met with H.E. Abdulaziz Kamilov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan. USAID delivered 100 ventilators to Bangladesh. And another 100 ventilators to Nepal to assist with its response to COVID-19.

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Last updated: November 25, 2020

November 20, 2020

In response to Hurricane Iota & Hurricane Eta, USAID is providing $17M in life-saving aid and deployed its Disaster Assistance Response Team to Central America. The United States is providing an additional $18M to support medical oxygen systems as part of the COVID-19 response. Acting Deputy Administrator Barsa met with H.E. Abdulaziz Kamilov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan. USAID delivered 100 ventilators to Bangladesh. And another 100 ventilators to Nepal to assist with its response to COVID-19.

November 13, 2020

Acting Deputy Administrator Barsa met with Ecuador Foreign Minister Lubegach to discuss U.S. support for Ecuador. USAID is providing $200,000 in emergency assistance to the Philippines as they respond to super typhoon Goni. USAID disaster assistance teams are on the ground in the DR Congo supporting Ebola relief efforts. On Veterans Day, USAID extended its gratitude to all who have served our country.

November 6, 2020

This week, USAID celebrated its 59th Anniversary. We are proud of our long history of supporting countries on their journeys to self-reliance. USAID is partnering with U.S. apparel & footwear companies. This will help garment industry workers affected by COVID-19 in South East Asia. USAID announced $60 million in humanitarian assistance to respond to severe flooding in Sudan. On Tuesday, USAID celebrated One Health Day, recognizing the interconnectivity between environmental, animal & human health.

October 30, 2020

Acting Administrator Barsa rolled out the Over the Horizon strategic review on how USAID is preparing for a world altered by COVID-19. Administrator Barsa spoke at the Hudson Institute on supporting freedom of religion worldwide. On October 24th USAID commemorated World Polio Day. Wild polio cases have been reduced by 99.9% since 1998. USAID delivered 100 ventilators to Bangladesh to help the country fight COVID-19. 

October 23, 2020

USAID is providing immediate humanitarian aid in response to the severe flooding in Vietnam and Cambodia.  In Madagascar, USAID is working with the United Nations to provide life-saving treatment for 64,000 malnourished children. During her trip to Estonia, Deputy Administrator Glick met with Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu and discussed expanding partnerships in the digital sector. USAID provided $100K to support our local partners in Bolivia that are responding to dangerous wildfires in the country. USAID and the IDB announced $2 million in new awards to support Venezuelans with employment, financial services, and access to information. 

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