USAID helps flood victims in Colombia
The money will be provided to humanitarian agencies in Columbia for the purchase and transport of emergency relief commodities and the provision of safe drinking water for those in need. In addition, the U.S. Embassy in Bogota provided support for the transportation of relief supplies and evacuation assistance for affected populations in Nariño Department. The U.S. Department of Defense has also provided emergency relief commodities, medicines, and medical supplies, valued at $17,000.
USAID's Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance will continue to monitor the situation in coordination with the U.S. Embassy in Bogota, USAID/Colombia, and the Government of Colombia's disaster response agency, Dirección para la Prevención y Atención de Disastres.
Press Office: 202-712-4320
Public Information: 202-712-4810