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Food Voucher Program Gives Palestinian Families Choices and Supports the Local Economy
A food assistance voucher program in West Bank provides more than food to Palestinian families.
Assistant Secretary Anne Richard and Assistant Administrator Nancy Lindborg Meet With Syrian Refugees
Assistant Secretary Anne Richards and Assistant Administrator Nancy Lindborg met with Turkish partners and assistance providers to discuss the needs of Syrian refugees and ongoing humanitarian assistance efforts. Read more >>
Responding to the Crisis in the Sahel
Even in the best years, it is difficult to eke a living out of the harsh sands of the western Sahara. But this year, a series of events has unfolded that has made it even harder for the people of the Sahel to survive. Sahelians live in one of the toughest environments on earth, in […]
FWD Day Surpasses Goal, Hitting 117 Million Forwards
The USAID FWD Campaign successfully garnered 117 million forwards of crisis facts on FWD Day, dwarfing the goal of 13.3 million—the number of people currently affected by the crisis in the Horn of Africa. Celebrities, NGOs, corporations, and the American public joined forces to amplify the message through a host of online channels including […]
A Jewish Response to the Famine in Time for Sukkot
Faith communities have always been among the first responders to humanitarian crisis and the crisis in the Horn of Africa has been no different. The faith community was quick to pull together resources to inspire their congregations and members to act and save lives. USAID’s Office of Faith Based Initiatives has been actively reaching out […]