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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.
Posted byon September 5, 2011 at 1:10 PM EDT
Director Lew provides a disaster relief update on estimated needs for Hurricane Irene through FY 2012.
Posted byon September 1, 2011 at 7:35 PM EDT
Director Lew discusses disaster relief funding and the Budget Control Act.
Posted byon August 10, 2011 at 4:22 PM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden and US officials visit a refugee center in Kenya and want the American people to understand the severity of the crisis and how they can help. Watch a video from the trip.
Posted byon May 4, 2011 at 2:32 PM EDT
Divya Kumaraiah, Policy Assistant to the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, shares inspiring stories from CNCS' disaster recovery efforts in Mississippi.
Posted byon April 6, 2011 at 11:38 AM EDT
USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah marks the 50th Anniversary of President Kennedy founding the agency he now leads.
Posted byon March 31, 2011 at 5:37 PM EDT
NOAA and USAID brought together their scientific and technical experts at a workshop earlier this week focused on re-energizing scientific collaboration between the two agencies.