Two smiling boys at table with food in room full of other sitting kids (Alison Harding/USAID)

Nobel Prize shines light on U.N. work to end hunger

Learn more about the United Nations' World Food Programme, which won the prestigious 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its worldwide efforts to fight hunger.
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U.S. brokers water pact between Israel and the Palestinian Authority

Israel will sell freshwater to Gaza and the West Bank as part of a recent agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
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On #WorldHepDay: Partnership seeks to eradicate hepatitis in Georgia

Hepatitis affects more than 400 million people worldwide, but a new public-private partnership focuses on eradicating the disease by 2030.
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Expanding COVID-19 vaccine production in Africa

A U.S. producer plans to build a COVID-19 vaccine production facility in Africa. Learn other ways the U.S. supports vaccinations in Africa.
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U.S. COVID-19 webinars help medics in Central and South America

Experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are helping doctors and nurses in Latin America to fight the coronavirus.
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Donations from U.S. COVID-19 survivors support future treatments

The U.S. military has collected more than 10,000 units of blood plasma from U.S. donors who survived COVID-19 to support future treatments.
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How 8 U.S. diplomats fought the 2014 Ebola epidemic

The U.S. Department of State honors eight U.S. diplomats who worked tirelessly to stop the spread of Ebola in West Africa in 2014-2015.
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U.S. supports Indo-Pacific partners in COVID-19 fight

The United States is working with India and Bangladesh to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific and fight the new coronavirus.
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Pompeo reasserts ban on funding abortions with U.S. dollars

In a March 26 announcement, Secretary Pompeo says U.S. foreign aid agreements will explicitly prohibit the use of funds for abortion-related advocacy.