USAID Weekly

The USAID Weekly Wrap Up video showcases the week in photos from around the Agency.

Current Weekly Wrap Up:

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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Last updated: October 26, 2020

October 16, 2020

During Acting Administrator Barsa's visit to Kenya, USAID provided 200 ventilators to help fight COVID-19. In Nairobi, he met with governors to discuss opportunities for the U.S. and Kenyan private sector. USAID is providing an additional $22.8 million into its 5-year agreement with the Ministry of International Cooperation in Egypt to improve the investment environment and empower women to join the labor force. Healthcare workers in Egypt are ready to treat patients with ventilators donated by USAID. Deputy Administrator Glick met with Embassy of Japan Minister Sadia to discuss 5G, Quad Relations, and partnering in developing countries with USAID.

September 11, 2020

USAID announced more than $15 million in additional humanitarian assistance to end the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. USAID and the World Food Programme distributed food aid to families following last week's floods in Afghanistan. USAID donated 50 brand-new ventilators to the Dominican Republic in the global fight against COVID-19. USAID and the LEGO Foundation announced a new partnership to increase "Learning through Play" for children to become creative, engaged, and life-long learners.

September 4, 2020

Under the New Partnerships Initiative, USAID announced 5 new awards totaling $95 million in global health, higher education, youth, and women's economic empowerment. USAID announced $1.17 million for 5 Better Together Challenge awards to directly benefit Venezuelans in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela. USAID and World Vision continue to provide vital food assistance to people in Haiti, adapting distributions to protect against the spread of Coronavirus. USAID delivered 500 ventilators to Indonesia with support from the U.S. Air Force. USAID also delivered 200 ventilators to Uzbekistan and 200 to Sri Lanka.

August 28, 2020

The African continent has been certified FREE of wild poliovirus. USAID is proud to work with our partners that contributed to this accomplishment. USAID provided 50 ventilators to Kosovo to help provide life-saving care to those fighting COVID-19. USAID also delivered a second shipment of ventilators to the people of El Salvador. This week we marked Women's Equality Day. USAID is proud to work every day on strengthening women's rights and political participation throughout the world.

August 21, 2020

USAID provided 200 brand-new ventilators to Nigeria to support its fight against COVID-19. USAID provided 50 ventilators to the Pacific Islands: 30 to Fiji, 10 to Nauru, and 10 on their way to Kiribati. This donation will help these countries be prepared against COVID-19. USAID provided 200 ventilators to Bolivia, working late into the night to deliver this life-saving medical equipment to the Bolivian people. USAID continues to work with the American University of Beirut and the Lebanese Red Cross to distribute hygiene supplies following the Beirut explosions.