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

Current Weekly Wrap-Up:

USAID is airlifting shelter supplies to help Ethiopians affected by the conflict in Tigray. USAID is providing humanitarian aid to people in Saint Vincent affected by the La Soufrière volcano eruption. Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry highlighted USAID initiatives in India and Bangladesh to combat climate change. USAID is increasing efforts to address irregular migration from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

 

Previous Weekly Wrap Ups:

Last updated: April 16, 2021

March 5, 2021

As part of Secretary Blinken's $191 million funding announcement, USAID will provide emergency food assistance and crucial aid to the people of Yemen. USAID is proud to support global efforts to distribute COVID-19 vaccines, with more than 12 million doses arriving in 19 countries this week. USAID deployed a Disaster Assistance Response Team to Ethiopia to provide assistance to those affected by the conflict in Tigray. USAID is proud to have supported El Salvador reach its malaria-free certification and continues to support malaria efforts around the world. In the Philippines, USAID continues to provide disaster relief after Typhoon Rolly.

February 26, 2021

Through USAID, President Biden pledged $4 billion to GAVI to support the purchase and delivery of COVID-19 vaccines. In sub-Saharan Africa, USAID provides loans so private healthcare providers can stay open during COVID-19. USAID donated laptops to the Philippines to support school children during the pandemic. USAID provided Kazakhstan with new technology to improve TB and COVID-19 testing.

February 19, 2021

In Afghanistan, USAID and partners work with community leaders to prevent gender-based violence against women. USAID celebrated World Radio Day. During emergencies, radios are powerful tools that connect people. In Honduras, USAID updated sanitation and hand washing stations at Mario Rivas Hospital. USAID and its partners opened the Women Entrepreneur Act office, supporting business women in Cambodia.

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.

January 29, 2021

USAID and Global Communities are building temporary shelters for families affected by recent hurricanes in Honduras. USAID and partners are providing detection, care and treatment for tuberculosis at Philippine daycare centers. In Fiji, USAID and partners distribute hygiene kits to vulnerable families following Tropical Cyclone Yasa.

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