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Crises on Four Fronts: Rising to the Call

USAID and The World Food Programme providing humanitarian aid to Iraq / USAID

From Mount Sinjar in Iraq to vulnerable communities in South Sudan; battling Ebola in West Africa, and in the refugee camps on the Syrian border: This is the first time in our Agency’s history that we have been called on to manage four large-scale humanitarian responses at once—in addition to reaching other vulnerable populations worldwide and preparing communities ahead of natural disasters. We are not working alone. We are grateful to our U.N., NGO, and local partners, who have demonstrated exceptional fortitude and compassion in the face of relentless tragedy.

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Photo of the Week: USAID Celebrates 52 Years of Progress

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On November 1, USAID will celebrate its 52nd birthday! Read more >>

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World Humanitarian Day 2013: Honoring Those Who Serve

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This World Humanitarian Day, the U.N. kicks off a campaign called “The World Needs More” to inspire governments, companies, and individuals to turn words into action and raise awareness of humanitarian needs around the world. Read more >>

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Having the Right Tools at the Right Time to Meet Food Assistance Needs

Flour made from Turkish wheat purchased for the Syria response. Photo credit: State Department

Using resources available under its Emergency Food Security Program, USAID strives to respond to crises to best meet the needs of vulnerable populations. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Nancy Lindborg Speaks at InterAction Forum

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Yesterday, Nancy Lindborg joined the InterAction Forum’s opening plenary panel, “Facing Vulnerability in a Changing World,” to talk about the importance of resilience in addressing current crises. Read more >>

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