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Posted byon March 15, 2012 at 10:30 AM EDT
The Obama Administration opens a new chapter in the history of national service with the launch of FEMA Corps: AmeriCorps in Action, an innovative cost-saving partnership to strengthen our nation’s disaster response capabilities, while also expanding career opportunities for young people.
Posted byon March 11, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
A look back at the U.S. response to the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in March of 2011.
Posted byon March 5, 2012 at 4:19 PM EDT
USAID releases a new policy on gender equality and female empowerment, which makes great strides toward closing the gender gap in international development.
Posted byon March 2, 2012 at 10:23 AM EDT
Last week, representatives from the private sector joined U.S. Government colleagues—from the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, and State, the Agency for International Development, and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation—to discuss potential areas of partnership in support of Feed the Future, the Administration’s global hunger and food security initiative.
Posted byon February 21, 2012 at 6:29 PM EDT
Watch the announcement of USAID’s Counter-Trafficking in Persons policy and join a Twitter Q&A afterward with White House and USAID officials.
Posted byon January 31, 2012 at 1:30 PM EDT
Iftiin is the channel, but service is the conduit. Fatima Hassan triggers action and promotes awareness, as she gives "light" to those in dire need of global support.
Posted byon January 12, 2012 at 3:14 PM EDT
A look back at the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti two years ago, and efforts on the ground to help rebuild the country.
Posted byon November 10, 2011 at 3:40 PM EDT
The United States Agency for International Development is expanding its hiring of veterans and has been helped by an Executive Order from President Obama, which supported more employment resources for veterans at the Agency and across the federal government.
Posted byon November 8, 2011 at 3:32 PM EDT
In response to the crisis affecting 13.3 million people in the Horn of Africa, USAID launches its first-ever public awareness campaign FWD (Famine. War. Drought.) to create nationwide awareness about the crisis and to spur relief efforts for those affected.
Posted byon October 26, 2011 at 5:25 PM EDT
Under a new public-private partnership, the National Institutes of Health will make a number of patents available to researchers and license them royalty-free to help the private sector develop diagnostics, therapeutics, and devices to improve public health in the least developed countries.