- Govt/WFP/UNHCR: Joint Assessment Mission, October 2014
- GIEWS Country Brief, 11 Nov 2014
- IFRC Population Movement Emergency 6 months Update Appeal n° MDRUG037
Appeals & Funding
Office of the Spokesperson
September 29, 2014
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
August 11, 2014
Office of the Spokesperson
July 10, 2014
May 20, 2014
The United States today announced nearly $300 million in humanitarian assistance to help the people of South Sudan who have been placed at risk by the conflict that began last December. The additional funding was announced at the Humanitarian Pledging Conference for South Sudan in Oslo, Norway where we joined more than 40 other countries in pledging support to help those displaced inside the country, as well as those who have fled to neighboring countries.
Washington ― African nations fighting outbreaks of Ebola hemorrhagic fever are getting help from U.S. disease detectives and a new software tool to quickly find people exposed to the deadly virus.
The new tool developed at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is an Epi Info viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) application. It speeds up one of the most difficult parts of disease detection: finding everyone that was exposed to, and possibly infected by, someone with a contagious disease.
In May 2010, President Obama signed into law the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act, which reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to support regional partners’ efforts to end the atrocities of the LRA in central Africa. For nearly three decades, the LRA has murdered, raped, and kidnapped tens of thousands of innocent men, women, and children.
Office of the Spokesperson
March 25, 2014
Robert P. Jackson
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs
House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on African Affairs, Global Health, Human Rights and International Organizations
November 19, 2013
Founded on January 13, 2012, the State Department’s Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) helps the Secretary improve the effectiveness and coherence of the U.S. government’s response tooverseas crises.With the hard work of our staff, the efforts of State’s regional and functional bureaus, and the cooperation of our interagency partners such as USAID and the Department of Justice, CSO made notable progress over the past year.
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs
Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights
December 11, 2012
Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Bass, and members of the Committee. Thank you for the invitation to testify before the Subcommittee on the crisis unfolding in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, or D.R.C.
U.S. Mission Uganda announces three new grants awarded to Ugandan HIV/AIDS service organizations. The five-year grants, awarded under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), represent $10.75 million in funding from the American People to local faith-based organizations providing comprehensive HIV/AIDS support, treatment, and prevention services.
In honor of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves’ second anniversary, the United States is pleased to announce that total investment in support of the Alliance and clean cookstoves has reached up to $114 million. This investment represents a nearly $10 million increase over the past year and will help the Alliance achieve its goal of enabling 100 million homes to adopt clean and efficient stoves and fuels by 2020.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Delft South Clinic
Cape Town, South Africa
August 8, 2012
SECRETARY CLINTON: Well, it is such a great pleasure and honor to be with all of you here today to mark a new chapter in our country’s shared fight against HIV/AIDS.
Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 3, 2012
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, joined by Uganda’s Minister of Health Dr. Christine Ondoa, on August 3, 2012, in Kampala, Uganda, highlighted the additional $25 million the U.S. government recently committed to help Uganda eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
U.S. Mission Uganda and World Food Programme Joint Press Release
In May 2010, President Obama signed into law the Lord’s Resistance (LRA) Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act, which reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to support regional partners’ efforts to end the atrocities of the LRA in central Africa. For more than two decades, the LRA has murdered, raped and kidnapped tens of thousands of innocent men, women and children. In 2011, the LRA reportedly committed over 250 attacks.
Par MacKenzie C. Babb | Rédactrice | 28 février 2012
Washington - Les États-Unis vont continuer d'apporter leur soutien au gouvernement et au peuple de l'Ouganda, de la République centrafricaine, de la république démocratique du Congo et du Soudan du Sud, qui s'opposent à l'Armée de résistance du Seigneur (LRA), un groupe d'insurgés d'une brutalité notoire qui terrorisent l'Afrique centrale depuis plus de 25 ans.
By MacKenzie C. Babb
U.S. Department of State
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb 29, 2012 — The United States will continue to support the governments and people of Uganda, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan as they work to counter the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), a vicious insurgent group that has terrorized central Africa for more than 25 years.
February 7, 2012