Last week, 21,000 metric tons of American-grown sorghum were offloaded in Port Sudan to respond to the ongoing hunger crisis in South Sudan. While USAID is taking every measure to respond to the crisis, the best way to avert a future famine is for the combatants to stop fighting.
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Assistance Supports Dignity for Syrian Refugees, Markets for Jordan
Despite a strong desire to help, Jordanians are understandably concerned about the resources required to support their needs.
No Longer Just Food: Communities Create Assets to Build Food Security in South Sudan
U.S. government food assistance programs are providing vital timely assistance to food insecure South Sudanese. Read more >>
Having the Right Tools at the Right Time to Meet Food Assistance Needs
Using resources available under its Emergency Food Security Program, USAID strives to respond to crises to best meet the needs of vulnerable populations. Read more >>
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.
U.S. Provides Wheat to Fill Urgent Food Gaps in Syria
U.S. support is helping the World Food Program work toward feeding 2.5 million people inside Syria, and more than one million refugees in neighboring countries.
Video of the Week: Raj Shah in Jordan
USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah announces additional humanitarian assistance in response to the ongoing violence in Syria while visiting the Za’atri refugee camp in Jordan with Jaafar Hassan, Jordanian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation. The United States is committed to helping the innocent children, women, and men affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria. […]
Working with Our Partners to Lead the Fight Against Global Hunger
Yesterday, we celebrated Howard Buffett and Bill Gates as recipients of the World Food Program USA’s 10th Annual George McGovern Leadership Awards for their extraordinary efforts to fight global hunger. Their work and vision is exemplary, and USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah joined a panel at the Global Hunger Conference to discuss how leadership and thoughtful partnerships […]
A Visit to Otash Camp
An early a.m. flight brought us to Juba in south Sudan. We swapped planes at the airport and headed straight for Nyala, the capital of South Darfur. After arriving, we met up with the World Food Programme (WFP) and visited an IDP camp called Otash. USAID, through the WFP and its NGO partners like World […]