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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Duffy at the Opening of the WFP Executive Board

Executive Director Beasley, as you have consistently reminded the world, the number of people who are hungry, malnourished, and suffering from conflict continues to rise.  We applaud your unstinting efforts and your willingness to take -- as you did in Yemen -- a strong and principled stand to best ensure that relief is directed and ...
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The United States Supports the Venezuelan People with Humanitarian Assistance – Fact Sheet

RECOGNIZING THE REGIONAL HUMANITARIAN CRISIS: Former President Nicolas Maduro's systematic economic mismanagement, corruption, and violent oppression have caused severe shortages of food and medicine and needless human suffering, resulting in an exodus of millions of Venezuelans to neighboring countries.
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The BUILD Act makes room for fair deals

The United States has a new way to bring more U.S. private-sector investment to developing countries around the world. The Trump administration calls the approach “a new era in U.S. development finance.” Spearheading the effort: a new agency called the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). It will have access to $60 billion in financial capital ...
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United States Is Ready To Provide Urgent Humanitarian Aid to the People of Venezuela

Today, Secretary of State Pompeo announced that the United States is ready to provide more than $20 million in initial humanitarian assistance to the people of Venezuela as they struggle to cope with severe food and medicine shortages and the other dire impacts of their country’s political and economic crisis caused by the illegitimate Maduro ...
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