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Why Institution Building in the West Bank is Critical for a Palestinian State

Mara Rudman serves as assistant administrator for the Middle East.

Mara Rudman, AA for Middle East, recently spoke on a panel about U.S. support to Palestinian institution building at the 2013 American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference. 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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USAID’s Disaster Assistance Response Team in Israel

USAID’s Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) arrived in Haifa, Israel on December 5.  The DART, which includes a National Incident Management Organization (NIMO) team with fire management experts from the U.S. Forest Service, is currently working alongside their Israeli counterparts at the command center at Haifa University. We wanted to be get necessary fire suppression […]

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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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