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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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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Jennifer Harhigh at the Standing Committee of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO)

We congratulate IDLO on ensuring the well-being of your staff and your partners while also maintaining most of your programming as scheduled.  There is simply no time to lose.  IDLO's pioneering work identifying best practices in responding to COVID-19 in a manner consistent with the rule of law, for example, is urgent and broadly relevant for many countries.
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U.S. joins Latin American countries to protect Incan heritage

The Qhapaq Ñan — or Andean Road System — was the backbone of the Incan Empire’s political and economic power, serving as a network for communication, trade and defense. U.S. embassies in Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador obtained grants through the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation to ensure that generations to come will be able ...
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U.S. Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the Syria Crisis Response

Today at the fifth Brussels Conference on “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield announced more than $596 million in new  humanitarian assistance  to respond to the Syrian crisis. This funding brings the total U.S. government humanitarian assistance to nearly $13 billion since the start of the decade-long crisis, ...
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