USAID Weekly: June 5, 2020

Friday, June 5, 2020

President Trump sent a message for the Global Vaccine Summit in London, as the U.S. announced $1.16 billion to GAVI over 4 years. It's the USG's largest-ever contribution to GAVI. In anticipation for hurricane season, USAID is stockpiling emergency food supplies in Texas and Haiti to respond swiftly when a disaster hits. USAID-funded polymerase chain reaction machines arrived in Laos, which will be essential for the accurate diagnosis of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. A second delivery of 150 ventilators arrived to help the people of Russia during their time of crisis.

USAID Weekly Wrap Up

  • President Trump sent a message for the Global Vaccine Summit in London, as the U.S. announced $1.16 billion to GAVI over 4 years. It's the USG's largest-ever contribution to GAVI.
  • In anticipation for hurricane season, USAID is stockpiling emergency food supplies in Texas and Haiti to respond swiftly when a disaster hits.
  • USAID-funded polymerase chain reaction machines arrived in Laos, which will be essential for the accurate diagnosis of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.
  • A second delivery of 150 ventilators arrived to help the people of Russia during their time of crisis.

Last updated: June 19, 2020

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