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Giving Thanks for Progress in the Fight Against Global Hunger

We’re thankful for the opportunity to be a part of a collective global effort to end poverty and hunger around the world. Read more >>

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13 Year Old Innovator Invents Device to Save People in Rural Africa

During the famine, hundreds of children who were too weak to walk were left by the roadside to die when their parents could no longer carry them on the long trek to a refugee center. Parents were forced to decide which children lived, and which were left behind.

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USAID Finalist for Service to America Medal

On May 6, USAID’s Cara Christie and the Horn Drought Humanitarian Response Team were selected for their outstanding work identifying and coordinating U.S. humanitarian relief efforts during the 2011 Somalia famine. Read more >>

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Water and International Cooperation

Only if we cooperate effectively, can we sustain the supplies of quality water necessary for human life. Read more >>

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Shoulder to Shoulder: Delivering Real Results for Women and Girls

Yesterday USAID was proud to host the International Women of Courage awardees. Read more >>

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USAID In the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of February 18, 2013. Read more >>

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U.S. Recognition of Government of Somalia for First Time in 20 Years

Yesterday, the U.S. government formally recognized the Government of Somalia for the first time in 20 years. Read more >>

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FrontLines Year in Review: Catching Ethiopians Before They Fall

Today, one of Africa’s largest social safety nets does not just protect against chronic food insecurity, it helps communities weather the future. Read more >>

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USAID Hosts Annual Ramadan Iftar

Dr. Rajiv Shah serves as the 16th Administrator of USAID and leads the efforts of more than 8,000 professionals in 80 missions around the world.

Last night, together with USDA, we hosted our 10th annual Iftar—a tradition also reflected in the field as Missions host dinners in recognition of this important time. As President Obama has said, Ramadan is a chance to honor a faith known for its diversity and commitment to the dignity of all human beings. A faith […]

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One Year On: Looking Back on Famine and a Smarter Response in the Horn

While the food security conditions in Somalia have improved, our response this past year reflects our understanding of the fragility of the situation Read more >>

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