Humanitarian Assistance

Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Theodore Allegra at the DRC Humanitarian Conference

The United States is gravely concerned about the significant deterioration of humanitarian conditions in the country in recent years.

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United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Today, the U.S. government announced nearly $67 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) at the DRC Humanitarian Conference held in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Ambassador Wood’s Remarks at the Opening Ceremony of the 4th Afghanistan Donor Coordination Workshop for Mine Action

The United States is proud to support the humanitarian mine action sector in Afghanistan. Eliminating explosive hazards from communities is essential to achieving peace and stability.

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United States Announces  Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Yemen

USAID: Today, the United States announced nearly $87 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help the people of Yemen, who face the world’s largest food-security emergency and worst cholera outbreak, driven by more than three years of war. This funding brings the total U.S. humanitarian assistance for the Yemen response since the beginning of Fiscal Year 2017 to more than $854 million.

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U.S Statement at the United Nations 2018 Yemen High-Level Pledging Event

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The United States is announcing nearly $87 million in additional humanitarian assistance. This will help provide food and enable continued support for safe drinking water, shelter, protection, and medical care for Yemenis in need.

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U.S.-Funded Cranes Offloading Goods in Yemen

These cranes are offloading key supplies for the people of Yemen and will allow greater throughput of critical humanitarian assistance and goods.

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Update on Yemen: Special Briefing by Assistant Secretary Tim Lenderking

“No one’s put more attention and more funding into the Yemen conflict than the United States. She mentioned the figure of 1.3 billion. It’s a very significant amount, but I think also we’re dealing with very significant problems inside Yemen. There’s both the cholera and the food insecurity situation.”

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U.S. Participation in the Geneva International Discussions on the Conflict in Georgia

Press statement by the U.S. delegation to the forty-second round of the Geneva International Discussions on the conflict in Georgia (December 12-13).

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U.S. Statement to the Pledging Conference of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

I am pleased to express my government’s support for the 2018-2019 Global Appeal of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and am honored to pledge an initial $125 million towards this appeal.

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U.S. Ends Participation in the Global Compact on Migration

The United States supports international cooperation on migration issues, but it is the primary responsibility of sovereign states to help ensure that migration is safe, orderly, and legal.

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