Rescue canine siblings Phayu and Port, from Virginia, joined USAID’s Disaster Assistance Response Team in searching for survivors after Nepal’s devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake last month.
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On a visit to Nepal, USAID Acting Administrator Alfonso E. Lenhardt announced an additional $11 million for earthquake relief efforts and outlined the U.S. response going forward. The additional funding reflects an enduring U.S. commitment to the Nepali people.
After Nepal’s devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake on Saturday, USAID sent a Disaster Assistance Response Team to coordinate the U.S. response efforts to deliver life-saving aid to those in need.
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.
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.