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Chargé d’Affaires Jennifer Harhigh delivers the U.S. Opening Statement at the WFP Executive Board Annual Session

Our window to prevent widespread famine is shrinking at an alarming rate, and the United States calls on donors to respond with increased contributions at this critical time. It is absolutely imperative that the humanitarian community come together now to respond to these escalating needs and avoid further loss of life.
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U.S. Statement on the Election of the Food and Agriculture Organization Council Members at the 42nd Session of FAO Conference

Those standing for membership on the Council must share a clear and consistent commitment to respecting human rights. They must also allow and facilitate access of life-saving humanitarian assistance to their citizens to achieve a world free from hunger and extreme poverty.
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United States Announces More than $152 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People Affected by Tigray Crisis

In response to growing needs in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing more than $152 million in additional humanitarian assistance. The United States is the largest donor of humanitarian assistance in Ethiopia, and this latest announcement brings the total contributed by the American people for ...
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