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USAID Impact @ UN General Assembly in New York

Every year, USAID plays an important role in the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York. This year is the 66th session of the Assembly and our USAID Impact blog is dedicated to giving you updates. This week from September 19-23, USAID Administrator Raj Shah and  other Agency leaders will participate in several events. […]

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50 Weeks to 50 Years at USAID – Week 1: Presidential Development Visionaries

In September, President Obama unveiled his Global Development Policy, which for the first time elevates international development as a core pillar of U.S. foreign policy. Read more >>

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USAID Responds to Massive Flooding in Benin

In response to the massive flooding in Benin, USAID has been closely coordinating with the U.N. and the Government of Benin to ensure aid is reaching those most in need. Read more >>

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The United Nations Designated the First Monday in October as Annual World Habitat Day

The United Nations designated the first Monday in October as annual World Habitat Day to raise awareness of the need for improved shelter. Read more >>

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Security and Livelihoods in Darfur

Just came from a series of meetings with our international partners in South Darfur. We discussed a number of Darfur’s complex challenges with leaders from the World Food Programme, United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), the UN Population Fund and other UN agencies and humanitarian NGOs. Security continues to be a serious challenge for […]

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