United States Becomes First Country to Implement New Humanitarian Resolution

Following this month’s adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2664, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took historic steps to further enable the flow of legitimate humanitarian assistance supporting the basic human needs of vulnerable populations while continuing to deny resources to malicious actors.
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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 announces additional $411M to avert famine in Somalia

The United States has acted early and aggressively to respond to the drought in Somalia and the region in an attempt to avert Famine. To continue meeting urgent needs, I am announcing an additional $411 million in new USAID funding for the people of Somalia, bringing total U.S. assistance to approximately $1.3 billion this year. ...
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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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