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2023 Mandela Washington Fellowship Applications Open

Each year, the Fellows participate in a six-week leadership program, studying Business, Civic Engagement, or Public Management at U.S. colleges or universities

The U.S. Embassy in Madagascar and Comoros announced the opening of the application process for the 2023 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders this week. The Fellowship is the flagship program of the U.S. government’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Since 2014, 88 young leaders from Madagascar and 24…

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Peace Corps Volunteers Resume Service

Ambassador Pierangelo congratulated the Volunteers and thanked local Peace Corps staff

The Peace Corps officially welcomed the return of two Volunteers who resumed their service in a swearing in ceremony Tuesday with U.S. Ambassador Claire A. Pierangelo and Peace Corps Country Director Brett Coleman. The Volunteers were among those who left the country in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.They…

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United States (U.S.) Ambassador Makes First Trip to Madagascar’s Drought-Stricken South

New U.S. envoy reaffirms support to reduce malnutrition, boost resiliency

During the first week of August, U.S. Ambassador Claire A. Pierangelo visited Madagascar’s drought-stricken South where she met with regional officials, health care providers, and food security specialists and beneficiaries, and saw first-hand the positive impacts of U.S. government-supported economic development and innovative agricultural approaches and humanitarian assistance infrastructure. Throughout…

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U.S. Department of Defense conducts Human Resource Management workshop for Malagasy Navy

This workshop, in line with the Malagasy National Defense Strategy, is part of the U.S. government’s ongoing efforts to help the Malagasy Navy

On March 18, the U.S. Embassy successfully concluded a two-week Human Resource Management Workshop designed to develop the Malagasy Navy’s ability to optimize its personnel planning, recruitment, and professional development. This workshop, in line with the Malagasy National Defense Strategy, is part of the U.S. government’s ongoing efforts to help the…

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Coronavirus - Comoros: United States to Donate 160,000 Pfizer

The United States is sharing vaccines with nearly all African countries to save lives and to lead the world in bringing an end to the pandemic

Part of President Biden’s commitment to purchase 500 million vaccine doses for low- and lower-middle-income countries, these Pfizer vaccines have been proven safe and effective for children ages 13–to-18.  Today, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Amy J. Hyatt announced that the American people are donating 160,000 free doses of the safe and effective…

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Coronavirus – Madagascar: The U.S. Government Donates Medicine for Treating Severe Cases of COVID-19

This donation of 4,800 doses to treat blood clotting complements the U.S. government’s response to COVID-19 in Madagascar

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), on behalf of the American people, has donated to the Ministry of Public Health 4,800 doses of an important medicine used to treat people with severe cases of COVID-19. This medicine, valued at 144,000,000 Ariary ($36,000 USD) is used to prevent and…

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United States Government Assistance Provides Shelter and Clean Water to Those Affected by Cyclone Batsirai

The United States is the single largest donor of humanitarian assistance to Madagascar

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), on behalf of the American people, is rolling out the first in a series of planned activities to help those affected by Cyclone Batsirai. USAID is providing humanitarian funding to the non-governmental organization CARE to furnish temporary housing, clean water, and basic…

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Coronavirus - Madagascar: The United States Donates 409,500 More Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Madagascar

Thanks to UNICEF, the syringes needed to administer these Pfizer vaccines are already available for use in Madagascar

More than 409,500 additional doses of the safe and effective Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Madagascar last night through the COVAX initiative.  Purchased and donated by the U.S. government, these vaccines are part of the Biden Administration’s global effort to rapidly increase vaccine coverage and end this pandemic. “While COVID…

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New $25 Million Will Provide Emergency Food and Agricultural Recovery for Southern Madagascar

Assisting with the crisis in the south remains a top priority for the U.S. government

U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Amy Hyatt has announced an additional $25 million dollars in emergency assistance to help alleviate the food security crisis in southern Madagascar. This emergency assistance is provided through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on behalf of the American people and will fund four…

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Coronavirus – Madagascar: United States Donates Additional Johnson&Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Madagascar

While announcing the arrival of more than 336,000 additional doses of the single-shot vaccine, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Amy Hyatt reiterated the importance of widespread vaccination to overcoming the global pandemic

The U.S. government donated more than 336,000 additional doses of the Johnson&Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to Madagascar on Monday, December 6th.  These vaccine doses are part of the Biden Administration’s global effort to end the COVID-19 pandemic, mitigate its devastating social and economic impacts, and build back a world that is better prepared for…