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Coronavirus - Egypt: U.S. donates ventilators to support Egypt's COVID-19 response, strengthen intensive care unit (ICU) capacity

These made-in-America ventilators are highly specialized, state-of-the-art, compact medical equipment designed to treat patients experiencing severe breathing difficulties caused by COVID-19

The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has provided the Government of Egypt with a donation of 250 ventilators for intensive care units.  The donation delivers on President Trump’s pledge to provide these critically needed supplies, and supports Egypt’s urgent response to the pandemic.…

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Coronavirus - Egypt: U.S. launches Egyptian Red Crescent Support to COVID-19 Prevention in Partnership with the Government of Egypt

USAID’s 51 million Egyptian pounds ($3.2 million) in assistance to the Egyptian Red Crescent will support the distribution of hygiene kits to vulnerable rural and urban demographics

The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ministry of International Cooperation, and the Ministry of Social Solidarity launched, via a virtual event, an initiative to support the Egyptian Red Crescent’s (ERC) network of 30,000 volunteers and health care professionals to conduct community outreach and…

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Coronavirus - Egypt: U.S. supports Egypt’s Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

51 million Egyptian Pounds (or $3.2 million) to the Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC) to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Egypt

The United States Government, in partnership with the Government of Egypt, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing 51 million Egyptian Pounds (or $3.2 million) to the Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC) to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Egypt.  This funding will support ERC’s network of…

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U.S. Embassy Cairo supports Hakawy Festival for Children with Three American Performances

The three American performances feature Lucas Miller’s The Singing Zoologist, the string trio Infinitus, and David Gonzalez’s Aesop Bops & Maddog and Me

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo is sponsoring the participation of three American performance groups in the 10th edition of the Hakawy International Arts Festival.  This year’s festival will have an American focus and will feature performances by all three American groups between March 2 and 8, 2020. The three American…

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U.S. Participation in EGYPS 2020

The U.S. government believes that Egypt is positioned to be an important regional energy hub, for Africa, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East

U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Jonathan Cohen, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Energy Resources at the U.S. Department of State Frank Fannon, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy Steven Winberg, and Acting Director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency Thomas Hardy will represent the…

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USAID supports Egypt’s Education and Development Priorities in Aswan

USAID’s program in Egypt, totaling over $30 billion since 1978, promotes a healthy, educated, and employed population

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin visited Aswan Governorate to reaffirm USAID’s strong partnership with the Egyptian people and support for Egypt’s development priorities, including higher education and voluntary family planning. In partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, USAID inaugurated the…

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U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Advances Petrochemicals Development in Egypt

Feasibility study will identify essential industrial design

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency today awarded a feasibility study grant to the Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (Echem), for what will be Egypt’s first polyoxymethylene (POM) plant.  Echem will select an American firm to conduct the study.    “Today’s announcement of USTDA’s specialized assistance is proof that the Agency…

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United States and Egypt Launch Center of Excellence for Energy at Ain Shams University

This new Center is part of a five-year, $90 million USAID initiative that also includes a Center of Excellence for Agriculture hosted at Cairo University in partnership with Cornell University

The Center of Excellence for Energy at Ain Shams University opened for business, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and in close cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The establishment of this new Center is part of…

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U.S. commits $430 Million in Insurance to Natural Gas Project in Egypt

Insurance will support infrastructure that advances energy security

Adam Boehler, Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), announced a commitment to provide $430 million in insurance to advance energy security in Egypt by rehabilitating a natural gas pipeline and transporting natural gas from fields offshore in Israel. The announcement was made at the Investment…

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Menoufia University Center for Career Development Launches with U.S. Support

The Menoufia University Center will provide opportunities for students to explore paths to successful careers in established industries

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Menoufia University on November 18 inaugurated a new Center for Career Development to help prepare students for the workforce and connect them with jobs. The Menoufia University Center will provide opportunities for students to explore paths to successful careers in established industries,…