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FWD the Facts: New Public Awareness Videos
One month after USAID announced the FWD (famine, war, and drought) public awareness campaign at the Social Good summit, we are officially launching the campaign across the country though celebrity public service announcements (PSAs) developed with the Ad Council.
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Working with Our Partners to Lead the Fight Against Global Hunger
Yesterday, we celebrated Howard Buffett and Bill Gates as recipients of the World Food Program USA's 10th Annual George McGovern Leadership Awards for their extraordinary efforts to fight global hunger.
Josette Sheeran, Executive Director for the World Food Programme
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United States and El Salvador Sign Partnership for Growth

11/03/2011 - A U.S. Government delegation, consisting of representatives from USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation and the U.S. Departments of State, Treasury, Justice and Commerce traveled to El Salvador to sign a Joint Statement of Principles with the Government of El Salvador. The agreement will formally implement the Partnership for Growth initiative between the United States and El Salvador.

USAID Administrator to Deliver Remarks at U.S. Military Academy at West Point

11/03/2011 - On Friday, November 4th, Dr. Rajiv Shah, the Administrator for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), will travel to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point (USMA) to deliver remarks on the importance of civilian and military partnerships in furthering America's economic and security needs through diplomacy, defense and development.

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Haiti - Photo by Kendra Helmer, USAID
January 12, 2011, marks the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake that took the lives of at least 230,000 Haitians and left over a million homeless.
Afghanistan - Photo by Hassan Zakizadeh
Working to build a safe, stable society that meets the needs of its people and eliminates an environment that breeds extremism.
Horn of Africa
Horn of Africa
Across the eastern Horn of Africa, more than 11 million people—a number greater than the populations of Houston and New York City combined—are now in need of emergency assistance to survive.
We are committed to a partnership with Pakistan that is built on a foundation of mutual interest, mutual respect, and mutual trust.
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Policy Framework
The USAID Policy Framework 2011-2015 is intended to provide our staff and partners worldwide with a clear sense of our core development priorities.


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