So far in fiscal year 2017, with USAID in the lead, the United States Government has provided more than $203 million worth of humanitarian aid to the countries of the Lake Chad Basin.
The U.S. wants to partner with Nigeria to fight terrorism, support private-sector-led economic growth, and fight corruption.
“As Kenya now moves toward August 8, the primaries highlight the importance of free, fair, credible, and peaceful general elections."
The U.S. is helping Nigeria to capitalize on its tremendous solar energy potential by scaling up the deployment of off-grid generation and minigrid systems.
“We are concerned by the detention of several civil society activists, by the lack of information concerning the charges against them, as well as the conditions of their detention."
“In Ethiopia, progress in fighting malaria has contributed to the remarkable reduction in overall mortality among children under five."
In developing countries, a government’s investment in the health and well-being of its citizens is key to generating prosperity and progress.
Health care workers in Namibia will be better protected thanks to training provided with U.S. assistance.
The Partnership for Research on Ebola Virus in Liberia, known as PREVAIL, announced this month the expansion of the Ebola vaccine study at Redemption Hospital in Monrovia.
“We remain committed to providing humanitarian assistance around the world as both a moral imperative and as a direct benefit to the well-being of the United States.”
The UN Security Council adopted a resolution extending the mandate of MONUSCO, the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, for another year.
Over the past several months, working through USAID and its partners, the U.S. government has accelerated assistance to Somalia, providing food and malnutrition treatment, ensuring drinking water is safe, and improving sanitation and hygiene.