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

Current Weekly Wrap-Up:

USAID's 19th Administrator, Samantha Power, was sworn in by Vice President Harris on May 3, 2021. In six days, USAID sent six flights carrying emergency medical supplies to help fight COVID-19 in India. Administrator Power announced a $300M partnership with UNICEF at the G7 Foreign and Development Ministerial. As one of her first actions, Administrator Power signed a new strategy to make USAID more diverse, equitable, and inclusive.

 

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Last updated: May 07, 2021

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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