Supporting the Venezuelan People

10 January, 2020

Venezuela’s political crisis has led to the flight of more than 4.8 million people, the collapse of a once prosperous country’s educational, economic, industrial, and…

On the Passing of Sadako Ogata

30 October, 2019

The State Department, along with our international partners and donor governments, remembers the life and work of Sadako Ogata, former UN High Commissioner for Refugees…

On the Occasion of World Refugee Day

20 June, 2019

Secretary Pompeo: "On World Refugee Day, we recognize the plight of millions of refugees who have fled their homes due to conflict and persecution, and…

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

World Humanitarian Day

19 August, 2018

Today, on World Humanitarian Day, we recognize the commitment and dedication of humanitarian aid workers who risk everything to serve those in need, and we…

Vice President Mike Pence

United States Assisting Venezuelans in Need

26 June, 2018

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC June 26, 2018 Vice President Mike Pence announced today in Brazil nearly $10 million in additional humanitarian…

USAID helps feed millions of refugees every year

United States Commemorates World Refugee Day

20 June, 2018

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…

Heather Nauert

U.S. Statement on the Referendum in Burundi

21 May, 2018

Press Statement by Heather Nauert, Department Spokesperson Washington, DC May 21, 2018 The United States notes that the May 17, referendum process in Burundi was marred…