Eastern façade of the Wazir Khan Chowk (Aga Khan Cultural Service)

An iconic Pakistani mosque’s plaza is public once more

When the public square of the Wazir Khan Mosque — a symbol of Pakistan's cultural heritage — needed restoration, a U.S.-funded program came to the rescue.
Silhouette looking at warning sign and cross posted outside (© AP Images)

Remembering the Chernobyl disaster

The U.S. pledges an additional $10 million to help ensure the safety of future generations living in the area affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
People in crowd holding hands in air (© Fernando Vergara/AP Images)

U.S. helps Venezuelans in Colombia

A new $2.5 million initiative will help provide food and medical care to hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans who have fled poverty, hunger and tyranny.
Children standing in a street looking at the camera (© Zakir Hossain Chowdhury/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

An agency working far and wide for safe, orderly migration

The International Organization for Migration, created in 1951 to help Western Europe cope with millions of World War II refugees, today helps 169 nations make the movements of a billion migrants worldwide safe, orderly and dignified.
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Displaced Iraqis gain safe havens with U.S. help

A $155 million aid package will provide supplies and educational materials for about 10 million Iraqis needing help.
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2015 was Americans’ most generous year ever

Americans gave $373.25 billion to charities and nonprofits in 2015, with a 17.4 percent rise in giving to international affairs organizations.
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U.S. dollars boost response to refugee crisis in Syria

The U.S. has supplied nearly $5.6 billion for humanitarian efforts in support of Syrian refugees in the form of food and medical care.

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.
Child being measured for malnutrition using tape around arm (© UNICEF/Almang)

U.S. helps deliver much-needed humanitarian aid to Yemen

U.S.-funded cranes sent to the Hudaydah port are helping to get humanitarian supplies to people in need in Yemen.