USAID to Provide $2 Billion in Humanitarian Assistance for the People of Africa

President Joe Biden announced today that the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), plans to provide $2 billion in life-saving assistance to support crisis-affected people in Africa, subject to the availability of funds. Humanitarian crises, from catastrophic drought to torrential flooding, continue to affect countries across the continent.
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USAID’S ONGOING DEVELOPMENT PRIORITIES AND COVID-19 ASSISTANCE RESPONSE IN AFRICA

Today we are pleased to be joined by Dr. Kenneth Staley, U.S. Agency for International Development, Global Malaria Coordinator and leader of the USAID COVID-19 Task Force, and Mr. Christopher Runyan, USAID Senior Coordinator for the Bureau for Africa. Our speakers will discuss USAID’s ongoing development priorities and COVID-19 assistance response in Africa.  They are ...
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U.S. helps counter COVID-19 outbreaks in Middle East and North Africa

The United States is providing more than $110 million to help countries in the Middle East and North Africa fight COVID-19, including Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Lebanon, Morocco, as well as the West Bank. The funding will improve disease detection and prevention, bolster lab capacity and treat patients. In addition, the United States is partnering ...
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