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Administrator Power traveled to Kenya and Somalia to address the
historic drought in the region causing acute food insecurity for millions.

She heard from farmers and families suffering from the devastating impacts
of the drought and met with partners scaling up to meet growing needs.

Administrator Power traveled to India to meet with government leaders,
the private sector, and agriculture experts to advance USAID’s work.

She held a town hall with the U.S. Embassy and USAID staff to reflect on
75 years of the U.S.-India diplomatic partnership.

USAID announced an additional $74 million in humanitarian assistance to
support the Ukrainian people affected by Russia’s unprovoked war.

This brings the total amount of humanitarian aid from USAID to Ukraine
to more than $1 billion, which has already reached 11 million Ukrainians.

Deputy Administrator Coleman met with Guyana’s President Irfaan Ali
to discuss how to expand work in food security, climate change, and more.


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Last updated: July 29, 2022

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.