One of USAID’s best weapons for fighting hunger in Malawi is Emmanuel Ngulube, an officer with the Agency’s Office of Food for Peace who has dedicated his entire career to fighting hunger across Africa.
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Lessons Learned a Decade after the Indian Ocean Tsunami
Ten years ago today the Indian Ocean tsunami hit land in Aceh province, Indonesia. As we mark this tragic anniversary, we also reflect on some valuable lessons learned about how we respond to disasters. Here are five.
5 Ways USAID is Preparing for Hurricane Season
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.
Strengthening Earthquake Response Efforts Across Asia
USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance strengthens a partnership with the China Earthquake Administration to collaborate on future disaster responses. Read more >>
Bringing the Private Sector into Disaster Risk Reduction
Incorporating the private sector into the process of reducing disaster risks in hazard-prone communities is necessary in today’s world. Read more >>
How Rap Music is Saving Lives in the Caribbean
The Youth Emergency Action Committees program led by Catholic Relief Services with support from USAID is one that transforms teens into disaster-preparedness leaders. Read more >>
Helping Others During Hurricane Season
The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begins on June 1 and is expected to be very active. Preparing your family and home for hurricanes is important. Read more >>
Using Science to Warn Countries About Deadly Flash Floods
Flash floods are the number one weather-related killer and the most fatal side effect of hurricanes. Read more >>
Wall of Wind’ Helps USAID Test Shelters for Hurricane Relief
USAID’s work with the Wall of Wind helps improve the quality of emergency shelters and has a real impact on the way future homes and businesses are built in hurricane-prone areas. Read more >>
USAID Prepares for Hurricane Season in Latin America and the Caribbean
In recognition of Hurricane Preparedness Week, USAID is highlighting the work we do to help disaster-prone countries prepare for and recover from hurricanes. Read more >>