Humanitarian Assistance

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

See the many ways that the U.S. government, businesses and private citizens are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic around the world.
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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Global humanitarian aid has never been more important [video]

More than 168 million people need humanitarian assistance and protection. Together, we can ensure the most vulnerable people receive the aid they need.
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Top humanitarian donors come together to face global challenges

The world's top donors of humanitarian aid came together on the sidelines of the United Nations to address the growing needs of people around the world.
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Dispelling myths about U.S. sanctions on Iran [video]

Learn the truth about U.S. sanctions on the Iranian regime. Food, medicine, and humanitarian aid do not fall under U.S. sanctions.
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U.S. helps refugees, migrants during COVID-19 crisis

Since COVID-19 arrived in Mexico, the U.S. and its partners have donated supplies, money and resources to help migrant communities.
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U.S. aids Lebanese people after deadly explosion

The U.S. sent food and medical supplies to Lebanon following a deadly explosion. Find out how the U.S. is helping the Lebanese people during this crisis.
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U.S. continues to lead global COVID-19 response

The U.S. government has given over $20.5 billion in COVID-19 aid to countries around the world. Learn more about the funding here.
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Meet 6 health care workers on the COVID-19 front lines [video]

Health care workers fighting COVID-19 around the world have benefited from USAID’s global health investments. Learn about some of them.