USAID Weekly - September 17, 2021

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Friday, September 17, 2021

USAID continues to support the most vulnerable in Afghanistan through an additional $64 million for food, healthcare, and more. Administrator Power spoke with the World Food Programme's David Beasley and Tim Linderking, the U.S. Special Envoy to Yemen. They urgently called for donors to step up life-saving assistance for the people of Yemen. More than a thousand students attended USAID's Historically Black Colleges and Universities Development Conference. Congresswoman Barbara Lee joined Administrator Power to discuss USAID's priority to center racial equity in development. Nearly 8 million vaccines were delivered to help end COVID-19, arriving in Pakistan, Indonesia, Kenya, and more. 

USAID Weekly Wrap-Up

  • USAID continues to support the most vulnerable in Afghanistan through an additional $64 million for food, healthcare, and more.
  • Administrator Power spoke with the World Food Programme's David Beasley and Tim Linderking, the U.S. Special Envoy to Yemen. They urgently called for donors to step up life-saving assistance for the people of Yemen.
  • More than a thousand students attended USAID's Historically Black Colleges and Universities Development Conference. Congresswoman Barbara Lee joined Administrator Power to discuss USAID's priority to center racial equity in development.
  • Nearly 8 million vaccines were delivered to help end COVID-19, arriving in Pakistan, Indonesia, Kenya, and more. 

     

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