With the signed Paris Agreement in place, USAID is renewing its commitment to empower people and communities to take bold action to invest in the future. We all share a responsibility to help build a safer, healthier world.
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People living in extreme poverty experience climate change differently than those who don’t. USAID is working with partners around the globe to improve knowledge sharing, mitigate the effects of climate change and promote climate-resilient growth.
As world leaders gather for COP 21, Power Africa and USAID are taking action on climate, and tackling extreme poverty, through investment in renewable energy projects that will improve life for millions.
For years, USAID has helped countries and communities build climate resilience, but starting now we are full-on integrating climate risk management in our development efforts. Never has the need been more clear.
Low-lying island communities are among the most vulnerable to climate change. Through small-scale infrastructure projects in the Pacific Islands, USAID is helping them to adapt.
In Pemba, Mozambique, extreme weather has a devastating impact on the homes and lives of citizens. There and across the globe, USAID has partnered with communities and local governments to strengthen their resilience against threats posed by weather and climate change.
As we start 2015, take a moment to learn about global hunger and consider what you can do to help end it. You can start by reading Feed the Future’s “Year in Review.”
As another Atlantic hurricane season approaches, we are reminded that it takes just one bad storm to wreak havoc, kill and injure thousands, and inflict billions of dollars in damage.