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Recognizing the potential threat of new pandemics, USAID partners with Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to build capacity for monitoring diseases in wildlife farms.
We are now beginning our pivot to the early recovery stage and we will continue to focus on some critical areas. Transitional shelter, livelihoods, health, cash-for-work, microfinance, temporary schools, and the rebuilding of rural health units will be very important focus areas for us over the next three to 12 months.
On May 9, 2013, President Barack Obama issued Executive Order #13642 “Making Open & Machine Readable the New Default for Government Information.” The Executive Order was accompanied by the Office of Management and Budget’s Open Data Policy (M-13-13), which provides guidance on implementing the Executive Order, while maintaining protections for national and operational security, and individual privacy.
USAID provides children with healing and learning spaces that offer a safe and stable environment to learn and play.
This past fall, USAID’s GeoCenter, in the Office of Science and Technology, partnered with the World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction (GFDRR) to participate in the “Open Cities” project in Kathmandu, Nepal.
The Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) partnership is based on the power and promise of mobile phones in empowering mothers to make healthy decisions for themselves and their babies.
Walking into the Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, eastern Congo (DRC), one is immediately struck by a sense of purposefulness. The hospital, led by the legendary Dr. Denis Mukwege, has treated nearly 20,000 survivors of sexual violence since 1999.
Read the latest edition of USAID’s FrontLines to learn more about the Agency’s long-standing investments in biodiversity conservation and natural resources management.
Impact magazine interviews Ellen Starbird, Director of the Office of Population and Reproductive Health, USAID.
The past three years – and more pointedly the past 12 months – have laid witness to monumental, if not heartbreaking, incidents of gender-based violence. In the aftermath of each of these, mobile technology solutions and internet-based advocacy campaigns surged.