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26 Jun 2018 description

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 26, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence announced today in Brazil nearly $10 million in additional humanitarian U.S. assistance for Venezuelans who have fled their country due to the man-made crisis there.

07 Jun 2018 description

The United States announces more than $112 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help people in Nigeria and surrounding countries in the Lake Chad region affected by the ongoing crisis.

23 May 2018 description

By Kate Consavage on May 23, 2018

Zaina, a new mother in eastern Uganda, could tell that there was something wrong with her 8-month-old twins. Nakato and Wasswa were thinner than other children their age in the community, and they behaved differently, too. Neighbors encouraged her to seek help.

“Before I brought them to this hospital, neither of my children acted like a normal baby,” Zaina explained. “They were just sitting and had no energy.”

26 Apr 2018 description
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DHAKA, APRIL 25, 2018 — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM), is providing an additional $50 million in humanitarian assistance for vulnerable people fleeing the Rakhine State crisis. This brings the United States’ response to the crisis in Burma and Bangladesh to more than $163 million since August 2017, and total humanitarian assistance for displaced people in and from Burma to more than $255 million since the start of FY 2017.

23 Apr 2018 description

Today, Acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan announced $50 million in additional humanitarian assistance for vulnerable people fleeing the Rakhine State crisis. This brings the United States’ response to the crisis in Burma and Bangladesh to more than $163 million since August 2017, and total humanitarian assistance for displaced people in and from Burma to more than $255 million since the start of FY 2017.

02 Apr 2018 description

Port-au-Prince, mercredi 28 mars – Les États-Unis ont appuyé le lancement du renforcement des capacités du Réseau National de Référence des Echantillons (NSRN) du Laboratoire National de Santé Publique et de la Direction de l’Epidémiologie, de Laboratoire et de Recherche de Port-au-Prince. L’Ambassadeur Michele Sison a participé à cette cérémonie aux côtés du Ministre haïtien de la Santé Publique et de la Population d’Haïti (MSPP), Dr. Marie Greta Roy Clément, du Directeur du Laboratoire National de Santé Publique (LNSP), Dr.

21 Mar 2018 description

By Annie Leverich

About 4.5 million people are displaced in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), making it one of the largest displacement crises in the world.

As years of conflict further deteriorate the humanitarian situation, explore how USAID is working to reach millions of people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in need of vital assistance.

06 Mar 2018 description

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
March 6, 2018

Today, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced nearly $533 million in humanitarian assistance for the people of Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, and Nigeria, as well as countries in the Lake Chad region, where millions are facing life-threatening food insecurity and malnutrition as a result of ongoing conflict or prolonged drought. While humanitarian aid is truly life-saving, this assistance will not solve these crises, most of which are largely manmade.

08 Feb 2018 description

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, February 8, 2018 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) works with local partners to bring a new, shorter treatment regimen for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), recommended by the World Health Organization, to all TB patients in Tajikistan. During a small ceremony, USAID Tajikistan Country Office Director Kate Crawford and National TB Program Director Asliddin Rajabov (TBC) congratulated the first ten people who have successfully completed this new regimen.

11 Jan 2018 description

Manila, January 9, 2018—The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has allocated an additional Php330 million ($6.6 million) to support vulnerable populations affected by the conflict in Marawi City and surrounding areas. This assistance will provide opportunities for young women and men to enhance job skills and attain livelihoods, helping stimulate the economy. These new funds will also help vulnerable populations strengthen positive engagement within their communities.