Building resilience, promoting local solutions, and fostering inclusion will be critical to achieving success in the newly adopted Sendai framework for disaster risk reduction.
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The impact of water on all aspects of life is undeniable, especially for people living in extreme poverty. Learn how USAID’s efforts to save lives through sustainable access to water, sanitation and hygiene got a big boost this past year.
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.
Child abduction and forced recruitment as soldiers is threatening the safety and hopes of children in South Sudan. The country’s future is at stake.
My name is Joanne Lewa, and I am from Kenya. Since beginning a temporary work assignment with USAID in Afghanistan six months ago, the achievements of my Afghan sisters and the support from their brothers, sons, fathers and husbands have left the greatest impression on me.
USAID has published a new toolkit to help development professionals better integrate LGBT people into programming. The toolkit is based on examples of programs and case studies from the Europe and Eurasia region.
An online book released on Administrator Shah’s last day draws from more than 80 interviews with USAID staff members around the world.
What would it take to reconnect Central and South Asia along a New Silk Road? Explore USAID’s efforts to link Central and South Asia, and how these efforts are building a more secure, stable and prosperous future for the entire region.
Today the White House unveiled its 2015 National Security Strategy which elevates USAID’s work as central to America’s interests. It makes a clear case that the United States is safer and stronger when fewer people live in extreme poverty, when civil society flourishes and when governments are accountable to their people.
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.