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U.S. Embassy Assists Internally Displaced Persons in Yemen

May 02, 2010

USAID's Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) provided $1.9 million in April 2010 to three non-governmental organizations for the provision of humanitarian assistance to internally displaced persons (IDPs) and other conflict-affected populations in northern Yemen. The new programs will provide an estimated 250,000 IDPs with urgently needed shelter materials, food assistance and health services, in addition to supporting the logistics operation of these organizations in their humanitarian

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Yemen: U.S. Embassy and MOPIC Sign Agreement on Food Assistance

May 2, 2010

On May 2, Vice Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Hisham Sharaf Abdullah and U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Angie Bryan signed an agreement to allocate $4.66 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture aid to Yemen for development projects across the country. The agreement will help Yemen achieve food security and boost Yemen's capacity to respond to food-related disasters around the country.

The agreement pledges $2 million to renovate and upgrade the Aden Republican Hospital, and it dedicates $2.66 million