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USAID and Colombia Launch Historic Program to Support Afro-descendant and Indigenous Communities

12/07/2011 - The U.S. Agency for International Development has joined the Government of Colombia in launching a program to help struggling members of Colombia's Afro-descendant and indigenous communities. The program seeks to guarantee human rights, improve governance, provide job skills training and increase awareness and respect of cultural diversity.

Combating Human Trafficking

12/07/2011 - According to Department of State estimates, roughly 800,000 people are trafficked across borders each year. If trafficking within countries is included in the total world figures, official U.S. estimates indicate that some 2 to 4 million people are trafficked annually. On June 14, 2010, the State Department issued its 10th annual report on human trafficking.

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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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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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