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

Current Weekly Wrap-Up:

The U.S. has delivered more than 250 million vaccines to over 100 countries in need. USAID supports getting vaccines into arms by training health workers, setting up vaccine clinics, and more. Administrator Power traveled to Moldova to advance partnership with the Moldovan people and support the country's reform agenda. She met with the Moldovan President and Prime Minister, as well as mayors and community leaders, to discuss advancing democracy. Isobel Coleman was sworn in as Deputy Administrator for Policy and Programming to direct and implement policy across USAID. USAID announced a partnership with Disney, Wildlife Direct, and the State Department to create National Geographic Kids Africa. The educational series will amplify the voices and stories of local conservationists to inspire kids to preserve the world around them.

 

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Last updated: November 19, 2021

April 16, 2021

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.

April 9, 2021

USAID is deploying a Disaster Assistance Response Team to address humanitarian needs in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. In response to the deadly floods in Timor-Leste, USAID is providing urgent humanitarian assistance. This week, USAID recognized World Health Day. USAID helps countries to strengthen their health systems. USAID is providing $75 million in assistance to the Palestinian people, plus $15 million to support COVID-19 and food assistance.

April 2, 2021

USAID and the State Department announced $596 million in additional aid for the people of Syria. USAID will co-host a meeting with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, to help drive additional financial support for COVID-19 vaccines around the world. USAID recognized Transgender Day of Visibility and continues to promote safe and inclusive work environments. In rural Rwanda, USAID and partners have launched solar energy systems powering six off-grid health care facilities.

March 26, 2021

USAID announced $52 million in additional funding for people affected by conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region. On World Tuberculosis Day, USAID reaffirmed its commitment as the largest donor leading the global TB response. USAID is providing an additional $55 million in aid to the Sahel region in West Africa to provide food, shelter and health care. On World Water Day, USAID recognized the importance of safe water and sanitation. USAID helps millions access clean water. 

March 19, 2021

USAID launched Clean Air Catalyst, a new flagship program to combat air pollution. USAID continues to support the people of Ethiopia by providing shelter kits and critical relief supplies to people in need. USAID reaffirms its commitment to the Syrian people as the world marks the 10-year anniversary of Syria's conflict. USAID and partners are providing shelter kits to displaced families in Mozambique. USAID is providing urgent assistance to Equatorial Guinea, due to recent explosions, killing and injuring hundreds. 

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