USAID Weekly - February 5, 2021

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Friday, February 5, 2021

Last week, the world marked World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Day. Since 2006, USAID has provided more than $1 billion to eliminate NTDs. USAID provides food assistance to people in Madagascar who are affected by an ongoing drought. In the Philippines, USAID and its partners teach children the importance of mangroves in sustaining fisheries. USAID-supported psychologists train teachers to help children cope with conflict in eastern Ukraine.

USAID Weekly Wrap-Up

  • Last week, the world marked World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Day.
  • Since 2006, USAID has provided more than $1 billion to eliminate NTDs. USAID provides food assistance to people in Madagascar who are affected by an ongoing drought.
  • In the Philippines, USAID and its partners teach children the importance of mangroves in sustaining fisheries.
  • USAID-supported psychologists train teachers to help children cope with conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Last updated: February 19, 2021

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