In Guinea, where Ebola rumors abound and suspicions about the response are the talk of the street, USAID is supporting a team of local journalists who are taking dedication to news reporting to a new level.
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With Ebola cases dwindling in Liberia, now is the time to build a stronger health care system. USAID and Jhpiego are training more than 3,200 workers on infection prevention and control.
The Syrian crisis just entered its fifth year. More than 12 million people in Syria are in need of humanitarian assistance–it is the worst humanitarian crisis of our time. Learn the facts!
USAID is making sure tons of HTH — a highly volatile chemical — are transported to Guinea safely to help health care workers fighting Ebola keep spaces sanitized.
Transporting vital supplies and critical commodities quickly to the epicenter of an international disaster is what USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance does every day. However, the Ebola response has proved especially challenging for USAID’s disaster experts.
Welcome to the nerve center of the U.S. health care worker training program. It’s a replica of an Ebola treatment unit (ETU), where doctors, nurses, hygienists, and others learn how to safely care for Ebola patients while staying alive.
On January 12, 2010—five years ago today—a magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked Port-au-Prince and forever changed Haiti. I was struck by the tragedy and inspired by the Haitian people’s resilience. It is something I will never forget.
Ten years ago today the Indian Ocean tsunami hit land in Aceh province, Indonesia. As we mark this tragic anniversary, we also reflect on some valuable lessons learned about how we respond to disasters. Here are five.
Liberia is in the midst of a building boom to help control the spread of Ebola. In support of the Liberian Government’s Ebola response strategy, the United States is in the process of constructing 15 Ebola treatment units (ETUs) in this hard-hit nation.
This is the fifth installment in our Profiles in Courage series in which photojournalist Morgana Wingard compiles snapshots and sound bites from our USAID and Disaster Assistance Response Team staff on the front lines of the Ebola response. Here she talks to the leader of USAID’s Ebola Disaster Assistance Response Team, Bill Berger.