USAID Weekly

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

Current Weekly Wrap Up:

This week, America donated 40 ventilators to Papua New Guinea, 100 ventilators to Indonesia, 100 ventilators to Rwanda, and a second shipment of 100 ventilators to Pakistan in our global response to COVID-19. USAID and UNICEF are partnering to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Central African Republic. 40,000 people received emergency water, latrines, and hand washing services. 

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Last updated: July 31, 2020

April 24, 2020

Acting Administrator Barsa joined the Secretary of State to speak about our COVID-19 response to the media. USAID transferred 47 metric tons of relief supplies to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. These supplies will help with the U.S. domestic response efforts to COVID-19. D.A. Glick marked the beginning of Yom Hashoah, remembering all those lost in the Holocaust. Acting Administrator Barsa swore in children from around the world on our first virtual Take Your Child To Work Day.

April 3, 2020

In the last 20 years, the U.S. Government has invested nearly $120 billion in public health worldwide $120 billion in 21st -century global public health investments. Thanks to the generosity of Americans, USAID promotes a more health and stable world. Major areas of focus: combating infectious disease, controlling the HIV/AIDS epidemic, preventing child and maternal deaths. In Nigeria, USAID partnered with 100 trained volunteers on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in rural communities. Administrator Mark Green virtually swore in Chris Cushing as the new USAID Haiti Mission Director. Over 99% of the workforce in DC is teleworking, including the Administrator and Deputy. Everyone stay safe, and protect your co-workers, too!

March 27, 2020

Through the generosity of the American people, the State Department and USAID have now pledged $274 million in health and humanitarian assistance to help countries respond to COVID-19.

March 20, 2020

“USAID is working around the clock to ensure that we are responding to this global public health emergency to better protect vulnerable populations.” Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick. USAID partnered with health officials from Lao PDR to support training for thousands of Lao health workers in response to COVID-19. Administrator Green announced he is returning to the private sector next month. The President announced his intent to designate AA/LAC John Barsa as Acting USAID Administrator after Green’s departure.

March 13, 2020

USAID continues its response to COVID-19, providing personal protective equipment to Thailand and the Kyrgyz Republic. Administrator Green testified before the Senate Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs about the fragility of the Sahel Region of Africa. D.A. Glick met with the Board of Directors of Millennium Water Alliance to discuss their partnership with USAID. Administrator Green stood up a COVID-19 Task Force to coordinate USAID's response to the global pandemic.

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