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From the Field

Updates from USAID Missions abroad. Read more >>

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USAID’s Strong Partnership with Israel Ensured Rapid Response During Disaster

The wildfires that ravaged large areas of Mount Carmel forest were halted with the help of local and international emergency teams. Read more >>

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The United States Government’s Response to the Carmel Fire

Our deepest condolences are with everybody in Israel who is affected by this tragedy. Read more >>

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U.S. Dispatches Airborne Assistance and Materials for Israel’s Wildfires

The U.S. Government, led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is immediately dispatching U.S. Department of Defense aircraft to aid in the suppression of the raging wildfires in Israel. Three U.S. Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard C-130 Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS) aircraft will depart the United States for Israel […]

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USAID Deploys Experts to Help Suppress Fires in Israel

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Helping Israel Battle the Wildfires

Nancy Lindborg is the Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance. Photo Credit: USAID

USAID and the U.S. Forest Service’s Disaster Assistance Support Program, is deploying a team of experts to join their Israeli counterparts to help combat the fires. Read more >>

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From the Field

USAID updates from Missions abroad. Read more >>

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Finding Hope Amid Flood Devastation

Pakistan Senior Education Advisor recounts on her visit to Pakistan to monitor USAID-supported relief activities in flood-affected areas across the region. Read more >>

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USAID Responds to Massive Flooding in Benin

Flood victims in Sô Ava queue for registration before attending a training session on how to decontaminate water and use water storage units. They are assisted by staff from Catholic Relief Services on October 26th. Photo Credit:  Simplice Takoubo/USAID

In response to the massive flooding in Benin, USAID has been closely coordinating with the U.N. and the Government of Benin to ensure aid is reaching those most in need. Read more >>

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USAID Assistance in Pakistan

The USAID handshake is an enduring symbol of America’s support for Pakistan. Read more >>

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