Man in white protective suit squatting to collect a sample at waterside (© Ariuka/WCS Mongolia)

Stopping epidemics early protects national security

Infectious diseases such as Ebola can spread from remote villages to world capitals in 36 hours. Stopping them early is a U.S. national security priority.
Hands holding seeds (© Moises Castillo/AP Images)

Helping farmers of Central America

Download a shareable graphic that shows how the U.S. is helping farmers in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras boost their crops and their incomes.
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U.S. refugee resettlement resumes with tighter screening

After a four-month lull to improve background checks, the United States is once again admitting refugees. No country admits more of the world's refugees.
Juan Guaidó, Ivan Duque and Mike Pence holding hands (© Martin Mejia/AP Images)

Pence to Venezuelans: ‘We are with you 100 percent’

Vice President Pence met with Venezuela's interim President Guaidó in Colombia, where Pence announced additional humanitarian assistance for Venezuelans.

The U.S. stands with Nepal during this difficult time

The U.S. is working closely with the government of Nepal to provide assistance and support in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake.
Sunset over boats (© David Wall/Alamy)

U.S.-Mekong partnership reaches milestone [infographic]

Learn how the Lower Mekong Initiative, a multinational partnership among the U.S. and five countries, has improved lives over the past decade.
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PEPFAR gives hope … and health [video]

The U.S. global AIDS relief initiative PEPFAR has helped millions of people since it was created in 2003. Meet one of them.
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Trinidad and Tobago helps fleeing Venezuelans [video]

The United States is working with the government of Trinidad and Tobago to help the Venezuelans who have fled the corrupt regime of Nicolás Maduro.

Five years ago: Devastation in Haiti. Today: Long-term development.

When Haiti was hit by a catastrophic 7.0-magnitude earthquake on January 12, 2010, the country was already considered the poorest country in the Western...