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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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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