From Mount Sinjar in Iraq to vulnerable communities in South Sudan; battling Ebola in West Africa, and in the refugee camps on the Syrian border: This is the first time in our Agency’s history that we have been called on to manage four large-scale humanitarian responses at once—in addition to reaching other vulnerable populations worldwide and preparing communities ahead of natural disasters. We are not working alone. We are grateful to our U.N., NGO, and local partners, who have demonstrated exceptional fortitude and compassion in the face of relentless tragedy.
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NASA Earth Data Jumpstarts World’s Aspiring Researchers
Question: What do you get when you mix NASA data, USAID’s development expertise, and some of the best young scientific minds the world can offer?
Answer: Some of the most promising ideas to help solve the world’s biggest challenges
Tackling Malaria and Other Transboundary Challenges in the Lower Mekong through Regional Cooperation
More than 60 million people live in the lower Mekong River basin and currently struggle with drug-resistant malaria.
USAID at UNGA 2013: Day Two
A recap of USAID’s participation during, and around, several events at this year’s United Nations General Assembly. Read more >>
Harnessing the Power of Regional Cooperation to Drive Progress in Southeast Asia
USAID in Southeast Asia is helping to support equitable growth in the areas of agriculture and food security, connectivity, education, energy security, environment and water, and health. Read more >>
Harnessing the Commitment & Energy of Diaspora Communities to Transform Development
The diaspora community has a uniquely important role to play in addressing the challenges of today and shaping a brighter future for tomorrow. Read more >>
Light Above Darkness – The Global Struggle for Democracy & Human Rights
We have a duty to remember those who do not live free and to work tirelessly to ensure that one day they can. Read more >>
USAID In the News
A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of March 4, 2013. Read more >>