Humanitarian Assistance

Remarks by Secretary Pompeo at the 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report Launch Ceremony


Secretary Pompeo: “This year’s TIP Report highlights the critical work of local communities to stop traffickers and provide support to victims. Human trafficking is a global problem, but it’s a local one too.”

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United States Assisting Venezuelans in Need

Vice President Mike Pence announced today in Brazil nearly $10 million in additional humanitarian U.S. assistance for Venezuelans who have fled their country due to the man-made crisis there.

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U.S. Participation in the Geneva International Discussions (GID) on Georgian conflict

The United States reiterated its support for Georgia’s sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders.

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United States Commemorates World Refugee Day


Secretary Pompeo: On World Refugee Day, we join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and our international partners in commemorating the strength, courage, and resilience of millions of refugees worldwide who have been forced to flee their homes due to persecution and conflict.

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Statement by the Press Secretary on Ken Isaacs


The Administration of President Donald J. Trump strongly supports the candidacy of Ken Isaacs as Director General for the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The United States is the world leader in humanitarian assistance, and we will continue to lead.

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Ongoing U.S. Humanitarian Assistance for the Rakhine State Crisis

Today, Acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan announced $50 million in additional humanitarian assistance for vulnerable people fleeing the Rakhine State crisis.

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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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