Humanitarian Assistance

Woman carrying large bag on her head (© Claire Nevill/World Food Program)

The U.S. fights coronavirus worldwide [rolling updates]

See the latest photos, articles and tweets demonstrating the U.S. commitment to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic around the world.
Woman holding baby wrapped in colorful fabric underneath bed net (Anthony Abu/GHSC-PSM/USAID)

15 achievements of the President’s Malaria Initiative

On the 15th anniversary of its founding, find out how the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative transformed the fight against a worldwide scourge.
Gloved hands inserting swab into glass vial (© Moises Castillo/AP Images)

U.S. increases support to Mexico and Central America during COVID-19

The U.S. remains committed to the health of people in Mexico and Central America, and has increased funding to both COVID-19 and economic initiatives.
Woman bending over to wash hands from water dispenser (© Mercy Corps)

U.S. relief groups protect most vulnerable from COVID-19

U.S. relief groups are supporting the global fight against COVID-19. See how these organizations are helping the world's most vulnerable communities.
Men carrying person on stretcher through smoke and rubble (© Amer Almohibany/AFP/Getty Images)

Gandhi Peace Award for 2020 honors two Syrians

The 2020 Gandhi Peace Award recipients have much in common besides their Syrian heritage. Both have braved their native country's war zones to help people.
People standing between tents (© Mary Altaffer/AP Images)

U.S. faith-based groups fight COVID-19 worldwide

Religious charities in the United States are aiding in the fight against COVID-19. See how faith-based groups are tackling the pandemic at home and abroad.
Boxes in van with rear doors open, ambulance nearby (DVIDS/Courtesy Photo)

U.S. helps counter COVID-19 outbreaks in Middle East and North Africa

The United States is giving tens of millions to help nations in the Middle East fight COVID-19. See how the U.S. is assisting people in war-torn Syria.
Airmen loading medical supplies at night onto aircraft (U.S. Air Force/Technical Sergeant Rebeccah Woodrow)

U.S. is the world’s largest donor to global public health

America leads the world in foreign aid for public health. Learn how it is holding an international organization that distributes that funding accountable.
Meeting with participants showing on two large screens on wall (NATO)

U.S. works with NATO to respond to COVID-19

U.S. and NATO allies are teaming up against COVID-19. See how the defensive alliance is turning military power to civilian assistance.