U.S. responds to Nepal’s need

U.S. commitment to Nepal earthquake relief is up to nearly $26 million, providing emergency shelter, medical supplies, safe drinking water and sanitation.

Ten years after one of the world’s deadliest tsunamis, are we...

The entire planet vibrated on December 26, 2004, as an earthquake erupted in the Indian Ocean. The destruction — 1.6 million people displaced, another...
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International efforts empower displaced Iraqis

In times of need, the international community provides assistance to displaced people for them to rebuild and maintain a sustainable living.
People looking at Great Sphinx and pyramids (© Alan Tsai/Getty Images)

U.S. helps Egypt preserve antiquities

U.S.-Egyptian teamwork is protecting many of Egypt's most historic sites, including the Pyramids and the Great Sphinx, from groundwater and other threats.
Young boy along with large crowd of people reaching for food handouts (© Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

U.S. rushes help to Rohingya refugees

The United States is sending tens of millions of dollars in aid for over a half million Rohingya who fled for their lives after an army crackdown in Burma.
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U.S. broadens effort to combat malaria in Africa

The U.S. President's Malaria Initiative will expand its malaria prevention programs into four new countries in West and Central Africa.

U.S. continues support for Iraqis displaced by conflict

The U.S. is committed to working with partners in Iraq to provide humanitarian assistance to over a million displaced Iraqis throughout the country.
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 homework lit by Soccket (Courtesy Uncharted Play)

Soccer ball by day, reading light by night

Sometimes innovation is about making a simple connection. The Soccket connects 1.3 billion people's need for electricity and the popularity of soccer (or futbol) among children...