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U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick to travel to South Africa

The Deputy Administrator is part of the Presidential Delegation designated to represent the U.S. Government at the May 25 inauguration in Pretoria, South Africa

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick will travel to South Africa May 23 to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa.  The Deputy Administrator is part of the Presidential Delegation designated to represent the U.S. Government at the…

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USAID Administrator Mark Green on the Launch of the U.S. Global Health Security Strategy

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is proud to be working with more than ten other Federal Departments and agencies in this critically important effort

The increase in the number of infectious-diseases outbreaks (e.g., Ebola, Zika, and yellow fever) around the world and the risk posed by an accidental or deliberate release of dangerous pathogens highlight the need for a sustained, multi-sectoral, and coordinated United States response.  U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is proud…

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USAID Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick's Visit To Kenya, Rwanda, and Ethiopia

Glick also participated in discussions with East African entrepreneurs who have grown their businesses with assistance from USAID's East Africa Trade Hub

In Kenya, the Deputy Administrator met with Henry K. Rotich, Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury, to discuss strengthening the partnership between our countries, with a particular focus on increasing trade.  Deputy Administrator Glick also participated in discussions with East African entrepreneurs who have grown their businesses with assistance from…

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USAID Administrator Mark Green's Meeting with the President of the Central African Republic

The Administrator expressed hope that the February 2019 Peace Agreement will provide a path to lasting peace in the CAR

The following is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Tom Babington:  On April 11, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green met with the President of the Central African Republic (CAR), the Honorable Faustin-Archange Touadera.  The Administrator expressed hope that the February 2019 Peace Agreement will provide a path to…

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USAID Administrator Mark Green and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump Travel to Ethiopia and Côte d'Ivoire

Administrator Green will accompany Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump to promote the Women's Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green will travel to Ethiopia and Côte d'Ivoire April 14-17.  Administrator Green will accompany Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump to promote the Women's Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative, a White House-led, whole-of-Government approach to advance global women's economic empowerment with a…

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Media Advisory: USAID Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick Travels to East Africa

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick will travel to Kenya, Rwanda, and Ethiopia April 2-13. In Kenya, the Deputy Administrator will meet with implementing partners and government representatives, and will visit USAID project sites on health, economic growth, and agriculture. In Rwanda, she will attend Kwibuka25 activities on…

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U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deploys Disaster Assistance Team to Mozambique in Response to Cyclone Idai

Statement by Acting USAID Spokesperson Tom Babington on the Deployment of the Disaster Assistance Team to Mozambique in Response to Cyclone Idai

By Acting USAID Spokesperson Tom Babington Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is activating a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) to Mozambique to lead the U.S. Government's response to Cyclone Idai, which has caused catastrophic flooding, killed hundreds of people, and affected hundreds of thousands of others in…

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United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Announces $12 Million for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa

This is the first time USAID has funded programs to prevent cervical cancer in the context of broader women's health, other than under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the U.S. National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, will dedicate $12 million to support the expansion of programs, to prevent cervical cancer in the Republics of Malawi and Mozambique through integrated programs to improve women's health. Cervical cancer…

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United States Announces $170 Million in Humanitarian Assistance to Displaced People in Ethiopia

This additional funding brings the total U.S. humanitarian contribution for Ethiopia to more than $802 million since October 2016

Today the United States announced an additional $170 million in humanitarian assistance to support the people of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, many of whom left their homes because of escalating conflict or natural disaster, and who are facing severe food insecurity as a result. This additional funding brings…