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Coronavirus: Peace Corps Helps Launch Vaccination Campaign in Commune of Mantasoa

The campaign is providing free, Johnson&Johnson vaccines – a donation from the U.S. government – to approximately 4,000 community members in the 11 Fokontany of Mantasoa

With the support of the U.S. Peace Corps, the Mantasoa CSB II launched its COVID-19 vaccination campaign yesterday.  The campaign is providing free, Johnson&Johnson vaccines – a donation from the U.S. government – to approximately 4,000 community members in the 11 Fokontany of Mantasoa. “It’s great that we can provide…

Source: U.S. Embassy - Cairo, Egypt |

Coronavirus: The United States Provides Additional $5 Million for Urgent Coronavirus Assistance in Egypt

The U.S. Government, through USAID, has now provided more than $55 million in Coronavirus assistance to Egypt since the pandemic began

The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development, is providing over $5 million in urgent Coronavirus assistance for Egypt in cooperation with the Ministry of International Cooperation and the Ministry of Health and Population. This assistance will support health workers administering vaccines and strengthen the supply chain of…

Source: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) |

USAID Announces $11.3 million in Additional Funding for Zambia

The new funding follows USAID Administrator Samantha Power's recent meeting with Zambia President Hakainde Hichilema where the two discussed U.S. support for Zambia

The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has announced an additional $11.3 million in assistance for Zambia to strengthen democracy and governance and support small and medium sized agribusiness enterprises. In the two months since Zambia’s August 12 presidential election, USAID has programmed approximately $30…

Source: Embassy of the United States in Algiers, Algeria |

U.S. Embassy and Ministry of Culture and Arts Hold Regional Cultural Heritage Site Security Conference

The conference also marked the launch of a public awareness campaign about the importance of protecting Algerian cultural heritage sites

How can we work together to preserve Algeria’s rich historic sites and artifacts for future generations?  This was the question discussed at a Cultural Heritage Site Security conference from October 4-7.  Twenty-one officials from the Algerian Ministry of Culture participated alongside 16 Ministry of Culture officials from Libya, Tunisia, and…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the Northern Ethiopia Crisis

With this funding, the United States has provided nearly $663 million in humanitarian assistance for northern Ethiopia since the crisis began

The United States is providing more than $26 million in additional assistance to respond to the humanitarian crisis in northern Ethiopia.  With this funding, the United States has provided nearly $663 million in humanitarian assistance for northern Ethiopia since the crisis began. This assistance from the American people will enable our…

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Meet 16-year-old Trinicious Wesseh, USAID Liberia Mission Director for the Day

October 11 was International Day of the Girl Child, and the U.S. Embassy is joining the global community in celebrating this important day by giving Trinicious the opportunity to lead

Trinicious Wesseh, a 16-year-old 11th grade student at the Levi C. Williams High School in Monrovia took over the role of USAID Liberia Mission Director today.  October 11 was International Day of the Girl Child, and the U.S. Embassy is joining the global community in celebrating this important day by giving…

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South Africa Protests Urge US and EU to Move Forward on TRIPS Waiver for COVID-19 Vaccines and Medical Tools

MSF joins activists pushing to break the stalemate ahead of critical WTO meeting this week

As governments prepare to discuss the TRIPS waiver at the World Trade Organization (WTO) this week, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) joined activists and civil society organizations in protests today outside the embassies of the United States, Belgium, and the Netherlands in Tshwane, the executive capital of South Africa.…

Source: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) |

United States provides additional humanitarian aid and airlifts relief supplies to help people affected by the crisis in Northern Ethiopia

The U.S. is the largest donor of humanitarian assistance in Ethiopia, providing more than $1 billion throughout the country over the last year

The United States is airlifting relief supplies and providing more than $26 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help people affected by the ongoing conflict in northern Ethiopia. The U.S. is the largest donor of humanitarian assistance in Ethiopia, providing more than $1 billion throughout the country over the last…

Source: U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia |

U.S. Embassy trains 650+ Ethiopian Journalists on Fair and Balanced Reporting

As part of the U.S. government’s commitment to supporting democratic reforms including excellence in journalism, trainings focused on transparency and accountability

The U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia has trained 650+ Ethiopian broadcast and print journalists and editors on a variety of topics, including fair and balanced reporting on the electoral process and the COVID-19 pandemic.  As part of the U.S. government’s commitment to supporting democratic reforms including excellence in journalism, trainings focused on…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Botswana |

Coronavirus: United States Provides Additional $4 Million for Urgent COVID-19 Assistance in Botswana

This assistance supports the Government of Botswana to strengthen infection prevention and control in communities and at health facilities

The United States Government—through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) —announces an additional $4 million in urgent COVID-19 assistance funding for Botswana. This additional assistance from the historic American Rescue Plan Act builds on more than $8.4 million in COVID-19 assistance to Botswana since the pandemic first emerged.…