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Ambassador Cindy McCain delivers the U.S. Opening Statement at the Second Annual World Food Program Executive Board

Yet, there are some glimmers of hope.  Mr. Executive Director, the United States has heard your call and the calls of millions of hungry people around the world.  I am proud that we have contributed nearly $6 billion dollars to WFP this U.S. fiscal year.  Given the overwhelming need, other countries have also increased their ...
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United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the Syrian People

At today’s Syria Political-Humanitarian Briefing at the UN Security Council, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, announced more than $756 million in additional humanitarian assistance to continue our unwavering support for the Syrian people. This funding is in addition to the nearly $808 million announced by Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield in Brussels earlier in ...
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USAID ADMINISTRATOR POWER ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL $40 MILLION TO SRI LANKA TO HELP FARMERS PURCHASE FERTILIZER AND OTHER VITAL AGRICULTURAL INPUTS

While in Sri Lanka today, Administrator Samantha Power announced an additional $40 million in development assistance to help farmers purchase fertilizer and other vital agricultural inputs. This assistance will support Sri Lankans as they come out of a political crisis and are still facing a severe economic and agricultural crisis, with consecutive failed agricultural seasons ...
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